Anti-Extradition Movement


Political Repression and Authoritarian Legalism in Hong Kong

East Asia Forum

Defenders of Hong Kong’s legal system will insist that judicial independence is a prerequisite for the region’s continued wellbeing, but Beijing may reason that modern China has done well enough with its captive courts.


6 Ways Hong Kong’s National Security Law Contradicts Its Current Legal System

Li Kua-teng

The national security law contradicts Hong Kong's de facto constitution and strips judges of their power of interpretation.


One Year On, Hongkongers Changed but Unmoved

Daphne K. Lee

On the one year anniversary of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, the media's rush to pronounce the "end of Hong Kong" doesn't consider the changes the protest has brought about among Hongkongers — or the long term.


Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'

Deutsche Welle

Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.


Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Barred From Election

Deutsche Welle

The Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission said Joshua Wong's nomination was found to be "invalid." The 23-year-old activist said he was the only candidate who was barred from running.


OPINION: Taiwanese Universities Should Treat Campus Assaults as Potential Hate Crimes

Milo Hsieh

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.


OPINION: A Possible New Script for Hong Kong Protesters

The Conversation

With no end in sight and the world losing interest, is there a possible solution for Hong Kong protesters?


Hongkongers Living in Taiwan: It's Not All Sunshine and Rainbows

TNL Feature

Hong Kong activists have been calling for asylum law in Taiwan. What is the reality for those Hongkongers who have already immigrated to Taiwan?


Hong Kong Protests Revive the Spirit of the Arab Spring

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Hongkongers have been resisting the authorities for over 100 days, inspiring many around the world to keep fighting for democracy and human rights. Hong Kong's movement is essentially a continuation of the spirit of the Arab Spring.


Why Hong Kong Should Keep Defending Its Democracy

Daniel Kao

Why are Hongkongers desperately fighting for democracy? For those living in the shadow of an authoritarian regime, democracy represents societal progress in terms of wealth, education, human rights and more.

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