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2019/06/12 | New Bloom
Hong Kong Police React With Violence to Umbrella-Style Occupation
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.
2018/02/02 | TIME
Umbrella Activists Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is getting a little recognition abroad.
2018/01/17 | TIME
Joshua Wong Imprisoned Again for 2014 Protests
The Hong Kong democracy activist is returning to prison for 'defying a court order.'
2018/01/02 | Suzanne Pepper
2017: The Year Pessimism Won in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's democratic hopes are dimmer than ever.
2017/11/07 | TIME
Doing Time with Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong
After being freed on bail pending appeal following his conviction in August for inciting unlawful assembly in Hong Kong, democracy activist Joshua Wong speaks about his time behind bars and the state of freedoms outside in Hong Kong.
2017/07/06 | Dr Ivy Man
Singing a Revolution: Pop, Politics, and the Umbrella Movement
The genre of Canto-pop has exceeded expectations, becoming more than just a popular music genre. It has provoked thought, sung for the people of Hong Kong, and time and time again has held a mirror to the SAR’s socio-political sentiments and local identity.
2017/07/04 | Kerry Brown
Hong Kong 20 Years After the Handover: Locked in Stasis
A decade after the handover of Hong Kong in 1997, most analyses were positive. A further 10 years has elapsed. How is Hong Kong doing now?
2017/06/04 | Cinema Escapist
Joshua Wong on Documentary "Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower"
Cinema Escapist caught up with Wong to get his thoughts on the recent documentary and its broader socio-political context.
2017/03/31 | Brian Hioe
Sunflower Movement Activists Found Not Guilty. What Next?
Leaders of the 2014 Sunflower Movement were today found not guilty for occupying Taiwan's Parliment. Other cases involving incidents during the movement have not yet been heard, and demands still haven't been met.
2016/10/26 | TNL Staff
[PHOTO STORY] Hong Kong’s Oath Taking Drama Turns Nasty
Tense scenes inside and outside Hong Kong's parliament as the new 'localists' continue to defy the old guard.
2016/09/29 | Kelly Ip
OP-ED: The Fall of Joshua Wong?
Just as it seemed like Wong and his fellow student activists had reached a milestone, it is also where he fell.
2016/09/14 | Ho Ming-sho
The Umbrella Movement and Hong Kong’s LegCo Election
Among many other things, the Umbrella Movement represented a generational revolt in which young Hong Kongers’ economic frustrations were a noticeable driving force for protest participation.
2016/08/15 | Edward White
BREAKING: Umbrella Movement Leaders Avoid Prison
Hong Kong activist leader and young politician Nathan Law should be free to stand in an upcoming election after being sentenced to community service this morning.
2016/08/01 | Edward White
OPINION: Is Hong Kong Heading Toward Umbrella 2.0?
Will the barring of candidates from Hong Kong’s upcoming elections or the sentencing of Umbrella Movement leaders spark a fresh round of major protests?