The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Urgent notice: All websites and new media, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced the...
Hong Kong activism
by Josh Rudolph | May 27, 2020
Following the arrest of nearly 200 people protesting against Beijing’s move to unilaterally impose national security legislation in Hong Kong last weekend, police on Wednesday arrested over 360 who were rallying against a law...
by Josh Rudolph | May 26, 2020
The announcement at top political meetings in Beijing last week that the Chinese government would unilaterally impose national security legislation in Hong Kong sparked fear from pro-democratic lawmakers and activists that...
by Sophie Beach | May 21, 2020
As the annual Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and National People’s Congress meetings begin Thursday in Beijing, Chinese officials announced they would impose sweeping national security legislation in...
by Josh Rudolph | May 12, 2020
Hong Kong authorities reported 230 arrests on Sunday as small pro-democracy protests broke out in several shopping districts in the city. Democratic lawmaker Roy Kwong was among those arrested, and was later hospitalized after...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 19, 2019
The Committee to Protect Journalists this week published the report “One Country, One Censor: How China Undermines Media Freedom in Hong Kong and Taiwan,” which examines the two regions as the...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 10, 2019
What began six months ago in Hong Kong as a protest against a proposed (and now withdrawn) extradition bill has widened in scope to address collective concerns for the future of the relative freedoms and democracy enjoyed there....
by Samuel Wade | Jul 29, 2019
This weekend, Hong Kong saw fierce clashes between protesters and police, who for the first time...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 14, 2018
Andy Chan Ho-tin—a Hong Kong independence advocate and convener of the pro-independence Hong Kong...
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