Noah Sin

Noah Sin is studying for an MSc in International Relations Theory at London School of Economics. He is also a Constituency Campaigner for Oxfam, but views here are his own.

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A protester raises his umbrellas in front of tear gas fired by riot police in the main street to Hong Kong's financial Central district in September

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution might be over, but it doesn't matter — the pro-democracy movement will only come back stronger

Watching the protests be dismantled has been depressing, but there's still hope

A member of the China's delegation holds a Chinese and a Union Jack flags as he parades during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Dave Whelan's use of the word 'chink' is a reminder of the problems facing Britain's Chinese population

We can no longer be the silent and invisible minority — we must have our voices heard, and faces seen

Pro-democracy protesters bracing themselves on a road outside the central government offices in the Admiralty district as police march towards them

Hong Kong Protests: As long as China keeps the door to democracy closed – the umbrellas will stay open

Protesters are remaining strong in the face of increasingly violent police tactics

Protesters gather during a demonstration outside headquarters of the Legislative Counsel in Hong Kong

If you care about democracy, then you should care about what's happening right now in Hong Kong

It might not be as bad as what's happening in Iraq or Syria, but the injustice taking place in the city is still shocking

Supporters of the Occupy Central movement protesting outside government offices in Hong Kong yesterday to oppose the framework for the 2017 chief executive election. China has said it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for the political post, making it almost impossible for opposition democrats to get on the ballot

The freedom of Hong Kong is in Britain's hands, and Cameron can only stay silent for so long

The freest market on earth is in clear and present danger

Britain must speak up for democrats in Hong Kong

There is barely a murmur from the country that transferred seven million people to authoritarian China

Troop talk: Tony Blair in Iraq in May 2003

Twiggy versus Tony: Citizen's arrests don't work when they're paid for

The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument

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The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
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Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
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150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
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Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
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The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
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It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
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Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
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China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003