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Didi Kirsten Tatlow (DEU)

journalist and analyst

„I hope that the situation in Hong Kong will open the eyes of people in Europe and elsewhere. And they begin to realize that they must protect their freedoms, which they now more or less take for granted.“



A veteran reporter and columnist, former correspondent for the New York Times from Beijing, Didi is currently a Senior Fellow at the Asia Program of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she has a deep insight into Chinese issues which she deals with. She focuses on topics such as politics, democracy and human rights, gender and feminism, education and psychology.

  Didi graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies with a degree in Chinese and Politics. Her journalism career began in 1994 at the Hong Kong Standard. The Eastern Express More…