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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    US offers Anson Chan and Martin Lee a poor example of democracy

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com US offers a poor example of democracy It's ironic Anson Chan Fang On-sang and Martin Lee Chu-ming visited Washington a day after the US Supreme Court dealt ... been easier for the rich and powerful. But at least Lee and Chan are also visiting Canada, which, along with Sweden, Norway and Denmark, offers far better models of democracy, freedom ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    History has left Martin Lee behind

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE History has left Martin Lee behind I still remember midnight June 30, 1997. I was one of dozens of journalists waiting outside the old Legislative Council building when Martin Lee Chu-ming, the late Szeto Wah and their Democratic Party comrades raised their fists and vowed "We shall return". I had tears in my eyes then. These were men who ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Martin Lee must be flexible

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Pan-democrats should accept screening for the 2017 election I refer to the article by Martin Lee Chu-ming ("The long wait", May 1). Mr Lee wrote about his favourite subject, ... on the 2017 election has begun, Mr Lee seems to have this crystal ball and already feels he knows what the 2017 election committee will be like and what it will do. In the meantime, the chairman ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Martin Lee falls foul of the pan-democrat ideologues

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... alex.lo@scmp.com Martin Lee falls foul of the ideologues So, it has come down to this. Even the godfather of Hong Kong's democracy movement has to bow to the most ideologically rigid, ... pro-democracy supporters. He has acknowledged the error of his ways after a colleague and friend told him since he is Martin Lee, what he says does not represent himself alone but the whole democratic ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pan-democrats must learn from Lee's misguided 2017 proposal

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... Lee's misguided proposal and stand firm Martin Lee Chu-ming, the much-revered "father of democracy" in Hong Kong, was wrong in thinking his words could always command respect. Last ... for setting the standard too low. The proposal was so conservative and lacking in principles that it was hard to believe it was actually Lee's idea. In fact, if anyone else had put forward ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Democratic candidates must have a place in 2017 contest

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Democratic Movements of China, which opposes one-party rule in China, should not run for chief executive to ease Beijing's concerns. Even Martin Lee Chu-ming, who threatened in 2010 to leave the Democratic Party because it had conducted talks with the central government's liaison office, has offered an idea which won't vanish simply because he has "retracted" it. But Lee ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 19, 2013

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Lee on right track over election reform I refer to the report ("Martin Lee in U-turn over C.E. poll reform", April 12). In recent months we have heard a lot of discussion on the election of the chief executive by universal suffrage that was long on principles, ideals and passion but short on concrete details. Although I do not fully agree with Martin Lee Chu-ming's ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:29am by STAFF

    ... Words aren't strong enough for the outrage I feel for the safety of the president and his family US congressman Jason Chaffetz, on a convicted felon sharing a lift with the US president   I thought at the time I could die. It was the first time I got the taste of tear gas Veteran democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming on his Occupy Central experience   I am deeply sorry to everyone ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong losing public spaces that are so important to a city

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:31am by LETTERS

    ... because more and more of these areas are planned for development. For the sake of Hong Kong, we need more public space, not less. Martin Lee, Lam Tin ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Don't expect a Shanghai surprise

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:47am by Alex Lo

    ... Martin Lee Chu-ming and Anson Chan Fang On-sang, prefer faraway meetings with American politicians to advance the cause of democracy in Hong Kong. How did they figure that? The whole Shanghai ...




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