Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

100 years on from China’s May Fourth Movement, its message is being co-opted by the Communist Party

  • The anti-imperialist messages of 1919 fit well with President Xi Jinping’s agenda of ‘national rejuvenation’, but the students’ calls for democracy and pluralism have been conveniently ignored

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Cary Huang

Cary Huang

Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.