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2019/06/26 | William Yang

"My Hope Has Been Reignited" – Hong Kong's Youth Reflect on Protests

Following weeks of record-breaking turnouts at anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong, one protest ended with thousands of protesters throwing eggs at the police headquarters while drawing graffiti on the walls as the government continued to ignore their demands. William Yang was on the ground in Hong Kong speaking to protesters as 2 million took to the streets.

2020/06/30 | Deutsche Welle

US Begins Revoking Hong Kong's Special Status Over Row With China

The U.S. has announced it will halt defense exports to Hong Kong, the first step in undoing the territory's special status. The move comes in response to new visa restrictions out of China.

2020/07/01 | Daphne K. Lee

Hong Kong’s National Security Law May Endanger Foreign Nationals

Beijing has granted itself extraterritorial power with Hong Kong's draconian national security law, which may endanger foreign nationals who offer any form of assistance to Hongkongers.

2020/07/28 | James X. Morris

How Hong Kong Activists Are Sustaining Pro-Democracy Movement in Taiwan

After a year of intense protesting, Hong Kong activists in Taiwan are shifting gears, organizing a group called Hong Kong Outlanders to encompass art, education, and lobbying of government figures to sustain interest in their cause.

2020/08/11 | Daphne K. Lee

#FreeAgnes Campaign Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong Activists

Agnes Chow, a well-known Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, has received strong displays of solidarity from supporters in Japan.

2020/10/28 | Deutsche Welle

China Arrests Hong Kong Student Near US Consulate

Tony Chung, the Hong Kong activist who has been arrested in July under the new national security law, was arrested again outside the U.S. consulate just as he tried to seek asylum.

2020/05/05 | TNL Feature

Echoes of May Fourth In the Resilience of Causeway Bay Books

The case of Lam Wing-kee shows that the ghosts of May Fourth still haunt the political circumstances in China today.

2020/05/07 | Allan Au

Hongkongers Are the 'Saddest' on Spotify

Hongkongers listen to the 'saddest' songs on Spotify. This doesn't appear to be an accident.

2020/07/08 | Li Kua-teng

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

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

2021/02/18 | East Asia Forum

Political Repression and Authoritarian Legalism in Hong Kong

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.

2018/08/15 | Suzanne Pepper

HONG KONG: Independence Activist Andy Chan Defies Beijing with Press Club Talk

Beijing has blasted the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club for allowing activist Andy Chan to speak but its advocates' reasoning casts a more worrying chill.

2020/04/19 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Protest Figures Arrested: Reports

Hong Kong media say police have arrested a dozen pro-democracy advocates over "unlawful" protests held in August and October last year. Officers also arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily.

2019/07/17 | The Conversation

How Did China Manipulate the Media Narrative in the Hong Kong Protests?

China creates its worldview with intricate layers of propaganda at different levels, with different tactics.

2020/05/28 | Deutsche Welle

US Reconsiders Hong Kong's Special Treatment, Seeks China Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uyghur Muslims passed overwhelmingly.

2019/07/22 | New Bloom

Hong Kong Triads Have Replaced the Police as Law Enforcement

The Hong Kong police have outsourced its law enforcement duties to pro-Beijing triads, leaving public safety at risk.

2020/06/02 | Voice of America

Hong Kong Tiananmen Vigil Officially Banned

Hong Kong police formally banned the annual Tiananmen candlelit vigil to mourn victims of the crackdown. The vigil has taken place uninterrupted for 30 years.