Umbrella Revolution


Hong Kong Police React With Violence to Umbrella-Style Occupation

New Bloom

As demonstrators in Hong Kong flooded the streets for a peaceful protest Hong Kong sent in the riot police in an attempt to intimidate them and clear the streets using tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets.


5 Dark Sides of Hong Kong

John Liu

Hong Kong isn't all sunshine and cha siu bao -- there are massive societal problems as well.


Candidate Certification Is the Latest Blow to Hong Kong Democracy

Suzanne Pepper

The latest twist in Hong Kong's electoral woes opens a debate on the difference between self-determination and independence.


How Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Is Being Silenced

The Conversation

The attrition strategy that it used for quelling the Umbrella Movement since 2014 has been extended into a 'soft repression' of the pro-democracy movement.


OPINION: 'Political Prisoner' Headlines Spark Judicial Rethink in Hong Kong

Suzanne Pepper

The distinctions between independence and self-determination should provide ample scope for legal minds to ponder.


Hong Kong and Macau: A Tale of Two Ex-Colonial Cities

Suzanne Pepper

Zhang Dejiang's Macau visit serves as a means of explaining to everyone else exactly what is at stake and why Hong Kong has grown increasingly determined to resist Beijing’s idealized assumptions about what 'one country, two systems' is supposed to mean.


FEATURE: Tiananmen and Hong Kong: A City Divided

Edward White

The annual Tiananmen vigil has become a symbol of emerging division in local Hong Kong politics.

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