Han Li is a reporter from the World Journal, the largest Chinese-language newspaper in the United States. He covers city hall, local politics, and human rights issues in San Francisco. This bilingual position requires him to communicate in English during the news events, and transform the interview and information into written Chinese language. Born and raised in China, Han speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese. He studied Journalism during college in Guangzhou and Taipei, and finished his master degree in Public Administration at the University of Southern California.
Stories & Opinion
As a protest and a memorial statue are being launched, a painful part of Asian history is remembered in San Francisco. Decades of silence ceased on August 14, 1991, when a Korean woman, Hak-sun Kim, first spoke about her sexual slavery by the Japanese army during WWII. Following Kim, hundreds of thousands of Asian women have shone a spotlight on this institutionalized sexual exploitation.
A San Francisco woman who is facing eviction from her landlord, together with her supporters and housing rights activists entered her landlord’s business office in San Mateo for a rally, negotiating for her continuation of tenancy.