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RIP Mr Szeto Wah. Peacefully defying Human Rights violators!

Peacefully Quit CCP "Use your Conscience" !

There are ample news items about the death of Mr Szeto Wah in Hong kong on the 2nd January 2011.  A simple google will give you a lot of results in english and chinese about the topic. (Wikipedia link)  Mr Szeto Wah is most notable for his early Hong Kong Teachers’ Trade Union lobby, his constant pressure on CCP Communist Government in Beijing to stop denying the atrocities of Tiananmen Massacre & other ongoing human rights violation. Most recently his founding organisation Hong KOng Alliance was extremely active in the lobby effort to Free the Nobel Peace Laureate.

So it is not with a sense of sadness that I write this article but rather with a sense of heartfelt respect and more importantly; a sense of continuity.

I do not believe we are saying good bye to Mr Szeto Wah’s life-work, rather we are in the process of greeting his LEGACY. An uncompromising willingness to support Human Rights & Civil liberties; regardless of the size of the oppression or the power of the bullies.

I am not a great Poet in Chinese, but let us consider this excerpt from a poem by a student of Szeto Wah’s, Anna Cheung :


Still, I want to tell you, countless numbers cannot spare your spirit!


Perhaps we are selfish to ask for your Eternal presence,


We want to hear your tales, learn from your spirit,


Though you have left (physically), we do not say farewell.


When we meet in the eternal here-after, I will tell you:


The people of Hong kong obtained Democracy, as did those in China,

We succeeded. Peacefully we conquered the oppressive forces that created “Tian an men Massacre”.

** Since I cannot put it better than Ms Cheung, instead of running to the media to hop on the band wagon voicing “crocodile tears of concern” while secretly enjoying the idea that a “thorn in Beijing CCP government’s side” was gone. I will instead help all those who continue his “Legacy” in the future to come.

The only thing I can say is that on his Memorial day service, happening in Hong kong & New York:

司徒華先生, 一路好走…..余家敬禮.

RIP. Respect Mr Szeto Wah. Those who really believe in your legacy do not feel the need to run to the media and give press statements. We will maintain a “dignified silence” but instead with our actions continue your “Legacy”. That is a sign of respect for your life’s work. Peacefully defying Human Rights violators!

8 comments on “RIP Mr Szeto Wah. Peacefully defying Human Rights violators!

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  2. אתר האינטרנט שלי
    August 22, 2014

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Regards


  3. Sadlier
    November 24, 2013

    Hi, its a nice piece of writing bypassing media control, we all be aware of media! This is a impressive source of information. thanx


    • ceciliawyu
      November 30, 2013

      Thank you. Szeto Wah was able to help a lot of the Tiananmen student protestors escape Chinese Communists Deathcamps because of the Global Media…now they are all to busy being nazi collaborators to the Money-bank of Beijing’s human rights violation…even the BBC keeps saying they don’t notice any communism in China…yes…becauseTories just placed a massive advertising contracts in Commie China for tourism…because england is broke and wow…they need our money so they better make themselves very “white and british” to perform some circus for us “little yellow people”…..meanwhile….Nobel Peace Laureate rots in a death camp and DAvid Cameron is “ooookaaay” with that ….cos Liu probably was a terrorist anyway! hahahaha. I could go on…but I can’t be bothered…all I can say is….Karma Bites and lets watch how hard it bites! 🙂


  4. Bradley
    July 24, 2012

    You read my thoughts! You seem to know something about human rights so no doubt you know what has happened to Bradley’s Trial and don’t need wikileak to tell you. But just in case here:

    So you wrote the ebook about it or something? I believe that you just could do with a bit of wiki to push it a little bit, however other than that, that is wonderful blog about Chinese human rights. An excellent read.

    From Cecilia: Fine! here, have a wikileak bunker! I bet you he stole the design from Monash! lol. It looks like a good day at the basement of the Union building…a very good day! I note that for some reason our generation of Monash-Melb lot have this obsession with white bookshelves…I have no idea why? I have a theory, it has something to do with all the old stuffy brown Oak shelves that we had to study with. lol. Everytime I see those Brown Chesterfields, all I wanted was a bit of Shiny Chrome and minimalism

    ie. Brown= Loads of reading you have to do: White = you had time to run down to Ikea !

    *** Seriously, I think it was wrong that they excluded evidence re: torture in Bradley Manning’s case. So thank you for sharing!


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