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Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement

At the end of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, Hongkongers promised they will be back. In June 2019, Hong Kong mobilized one-third of the population to protest against the government's extradition bill. The News Lens is covering the on-going movement and rallies in collaboration with our Hong Kong-based team.

The News Lens Feature

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Total 40 Articles


2019/12/26 | Voice of America
Clashes Mar Christmas Celebrations in Hong Kong
Christmas celebrations in Hong Kong were disrupted by riot police violently dispersing anti-government protesters.
2019/11/25 | Daphne K. Lee
Massive Victory for Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Parties in Local Elections
After six months of protests, a record-breaking voter turnout in Hong Kong’s local elections led to a sweeping victory for the pro-democracy camp.
2019/11/20 | Lausan
How Can We Abolish the Hong Kong Police Force?
How realistic is the “sixth demand” from the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong? Can we learn anything from the abolitionist movement in the U.S.?
2019/11/19 | Daphne K. Lee
China Says Hong Kong Courts Have No Authority Over Face Mask Ban's Constitutionality
China's top legislature slammed Hong Kong's High Court ruling that the anti-mask law was unconstitutional.
2019/10/27 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Bans Online Posting of Police Personal Details
The city's highest court has banned the publication of police-officer-related information and photographs without their consent. The move comes at the end of Hong Kong's fifth consecutive month of pro-democracy protests.
2019/10/23 | Milo Hsieh
Beijing’s Self-Destructive Coercion on American Companies Failed Miserably
Beijing’s recent attempts of silencing dissent abroad has infuriated the American public and sparked even further discussions on the Hong Kong protests and the CCP’s bullying of American companies.
2019/10/05 | Daphne K. Lee
Face Mask Ban Will Only Push Hongkongers to Revolution
The Hong Kong government's face mask ban will only push the city into further chaos, as exemplified in other countries like France and Ukraine.
2019/10/03 | Milo Hsieh
OPINION: Taiwanese Universities Should Treat Campus Assaults as Potential Hate Crimes
Taiwanese universities are almost doing nothing about the recurring campus assaults on Hong Kong students, which will only result in more clashes and potential hate crimes.
2019/10/02 | The Conversation
OPINION: A Possible New Script for Hong Kong Protesters
With no end in sight and the world losing interest, is there a possible solution for Hong Kong protesters?
2019/10/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Police Shot Protester for the First Time on China's National Day
Hong Kong police fire the first live round at a young protester today during China's National Day.
2019/09/30 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement Inspires 100,000 to Rally in Taipei
100,000 attended the anti-authoritarianism rally in Taipei to support Hong Kong despite heavy rain.
2019/09/23 | TNL Feature
Hongkongers Living in Taiwan: It's Not All Sunshine and Rainbows
Hong Kong activists have been calling for asylum law in Taiwan. What is the reality for those Hongkongers who have already immigrated to Taiwan?