Hong Kongers took to the street in protest on October 1, China’s national day, even though their application to march had been denied. Protesters risked arrest under the new National Security Law to call for the release of 12...
Hong Kong media
by John Chan | Sep 28, 2020
Since the passing of the Hong Kong National Security Law in July, Beijing has steadily expanded its control over Hong Kong's media outlets. In August, Next Digital publisher Jimmy Lai was dramatically arrested on national...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 13, 2020
The arrest of Next Digital publisher Jimmy Lai and the police raid of his Apple Daily offices marked an escalation of the crackdown on Hong Kong's media freedoms, which entered a new, more active stage after the July 1...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 10, 2020
Jimmy Lai, pro-democracy owner of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of "colluding with foreign forces." Nine others, including Lai's sons, were also arrested for alleged violations...
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 "frontlines" in the battle to...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 25, 2016
Since it was announced in December that Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba was buying Hong Kong's...
by Sophie Beach | May 2, 2016
Protests over the sacking of Ming Pao editor Keung Kwok-yuen have continued, amid concerns over...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 20, 2016
Keung Kwok-yuen, a top editor at Hong Kong's Ming Pao newspaper, has been fired after the...
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