JAPAN Forward “Hong Kong Protests are Not Riots”


“JAPAN Forward” reported about us.

Hong Kong Protests are Not Riots
– They are the True Voice Of The Unheard In Hong Kong

“We are brothers for life, aren’t we? If I go to prison, don’t forget me.”

Those were the words of Chan Ho-Tin, former convenor of the Hong Kong National Party, when he spoke to my husband, Hidetoshi Ishii, the Vice President of Free Indo-Pacific Alliance (FIPA), several hours after the march of 1,000 international protesters against Xi Jinping at the G20 in Osaka. The two noble warriors tightly shook hands and embraced each other. Chan, who is internationally known as Andy, then quickly turned around dashingly and walked out – yes, to go back to the turmoil of Hong Kong. What was behind his remark? How is it relevant to the recent controversies regarding Hong Kong?

Symbol of the Silenced Voices of Hong Kong
Chan Ho-Tin is the most oppressed person in Hong Kong. He is the first man…

[JAPAN Forward] 13th July, 2019

Yoko Ishii is known to her legions of fans as “Random Yoko.” She was born in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1985. A graduate of Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka majoring in English, Yoko began posting videos to YouTube in 2006. In 2011, she won the first YouTube NextUp award. Her YouTube channel on politics and history, randomyoko2, has more than 50,000 subscribers and has been viewed more than 6.5 million times. She has appeared in numerous print, online, and television outlets, and has published a book on the subject of patriotism: Shin Aikokuron. She is based in Fukuoka.

Articles which Yoko Ishii wrote for JAPAN Forward are here.

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13th July, 2019