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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.

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.

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.

2016/07/21 | Edward White

Hong Kong Umbrella Leaders Defiant Despite Guilty Verdicts

Hong Kong authorities’ prosecution of three student leaders sends a chilling warning for freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Hong Kong, Amnesty International says.

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?

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.

2018/01/02 | Suzanne Pepper

2017: The Year Pessimism Won in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's democratic hopes are dimmer than ever.

2018/02/02 | TIME

Umbrella Activists Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is getting a little recognition abroad.

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?

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.

2016/09/29 | 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.

2016/10/26 | 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.