A woman watches her husband fill out his ballot paper in the remote Guangdong fishing village of Wukan in March last year. Photo: AFP
Mimi Lau
Opinion

Opinion

Mimi Lau

A year after free election, grass-roots democracy in Wukan withers

First anniversary of village's free poll finds its residents riven by unresolved land seizures while an old mindset returns

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A woman watches her husband fill out his ballot paper in the remote Guangdong fishing village of Wukan in March last year. Photo: AFP
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Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau covers human rights, religion and civil society in China. She spent seven years in southern China as the Post's Guangzhou Correspondent before returning to Hong Kong in 2017. Today, Mimi continues to pursue stories across the country, monitoring and reporting on key political and civil issues. She has won numerous awards for her work.