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2019/11/04 | The Interpreter

Hong Kong's Special Status Should Remain Unchanged Beyond 2047

Hong Kong and China would both benefit from more clarity on what the city's status will be after 2047.

2019/10/29 | Deutsche Welle

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

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.

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.

2019/10/16 | The Conversation

China’s Bullying of the NBA Might Trigger US Retaliation

China flexed its muscles on the NBA over one tweet supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, but its bullying might backfire.

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?

2019/09/20 | Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Hong Kong Protests Revive the Spirit of the Arab Spring

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.

2019/09/17 | Daniel Kao

Why Hong Kong Should Keep Defending Its Democracy

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.

2019/09/14 | Daphne K. Lee

Oslo Freedom Forum Calls for Hong Kong-Taiwan Unity Against Tyranny

The 2019 Oslo Freedom Forum in Taipei focused on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement among discussions of media freedom and authoritarian regimes around the world.

2019/09/11 | The Interpreter

State Propaganda Tops Cat Videos on Chinese Social Media Platforms

Chinese youth don't always pay attention to traditional media outlets like CCTV, but their frequently used digital platforms are now filled with state propaganda tailored based on their user data.

2019/09/11 | TIME

Hong Kong's New Protest Anthem Renews Sense of Unity

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement now has a new and original anthem with over 1 million views on YouTube.

2019/09/10 | New Bloom

OPINION: Taiwan Has Failed Hongkongers on Political Asylum

After Joshua Wong's visit to Taiwan, the DPP has taken no action to establish asylum measures to accommodate the young protesters in Hong Kong.

2019/09/09 | The Conversation

How Are the Hong Kong Police Trained for Riot Control?

Historically, Hong Kong police have responded to riots with a paramilitary mentality. The trust that was rebuilt between the police and the public since 1967 is destroyed again in the recent anti-extradition movement.

2019/09/04 | Daphne K. Lee

Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Other Protest Demands Unanswered

Hong Kong executive leader Carrie Lam announced a complete withdrawal of the much debated extradition bill, but left four out of the five protester demands unanswered.