William Wan



With rowdy crowds watching, neither student leaders nor government officials offered many concessions.

  • Oct 21, 2014

Authors who supported the protests — or who might support them — showed up on a blacklist.

  • Oct 13, 2014

  • Oct 7, 2014

Many rushed to save souvenirs and capture the scene and feeling of the “Umbrella Revolution.”

  • Oct 6, 2014

As demonstrators stayed in the streets, authorities appeared to be willing to tolerate a reduced protest.

  • Oct 5, 2014

At the Lucky Supply Station, youths who rode the wave of joy grow exhausted as protests fade.

  • Oct 4, 2014

But hundreds of demonstrators stood their ground, refusing to move and end their protest.

  • Oct 4, 2014

The attack on activists’ strongholds fuels suspicions about the involvement of pro-Beijing factions to fight protests.

  • Oct 3, 2014

On Friday afternoon, opponents of the demonstrations moved en masse against the occupation site in the neighborhood of Mong Kok.

  • Oct 3, 2014

His declaration capped a day of fast-moving events as China made clear it would not compromise.

  • Oct 2, 2014
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William Wan is the Post's China correspondent, based in Beijing. He previously served as the paper's diplomatic correspondent for U.S. foreign policy and religion reporter. He was part of the Post’s 2010 Pulitzer finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings and has won several national awards for his coverage of China and religion. He has worked as a metro reporter for Los Angeles Times, a rewrite man for The Baltimore Sun and a staff writer for The Washington Post since 2005.
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