Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is facing calls to step down over her handling of an unpopular extradition bill, huge protests against it, and its suspension last Saturday. (For a recap of these events, see CDT’s earlier posts or listen to a concise but thorough podcast account from The...
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by Josh Rudolph | Aug 14, 2018
Andy Chan Ho-tin—a Hong Kong independence advocate and convener of the pro-independence Hong Kong...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 12, 2017
Conservative UK human rights activist Benedict Rogers, who worked as a journalist for five years...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 1, 2017
Following reports that Chinese-born Canadian citizen and Hong Kong permanent resident Xiao...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 7, 2016
In a widely anticipated move, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee issued an...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 4, 2016
Update (November 6, 9:00 pm PST): The National People’s Congress has issued an...
by Cindy | Feb 22, 2016
At South China Morning Post, Raquel Carvalho reports that authorities in the special...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 5, 2016
The British government is seeking more information about the disappearance of Lee Bo, the Hong...
by radish | Oct 24, 2014
The ongoing Hong Kong pro-democracy protests have drawn attention from the United Nations. On Thursday, the U.N. Human Rights Committee urged China to reconsider the restrictions on candidate nominations that have been one of...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 1, 2014
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
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