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2020/12/24 | Voice of America

Hong Kong Legislator Reflects on Pro-Democracy Struggle as He Seeks Asylum

Baggio Leung, a former Hong Kong legislator seeking asylum in the United States, feels pessimistic about Hong Kong's short-term future, but said he believes Hong Kongers will one day win their city back.

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.