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 New...
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by Samuel Wade | Jul 31, 2020
Hong Kong's government announced on Friday that September's Legislative Council elections would be postponed for one year, confirming earlier reports and signals from establishment figures. The move was ostensibly based on the...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 17, 2017
Three young democracy campaigners were each given prison sentences for taking part in an "unlawful...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 15, 2016
Reuters’ Venus Wu and Hera Poon report on the sentencing of three student leaders behind the 2014...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 8, 2016
Four activists have been sentenced to jail on charges of "inciting subversion of state power" for...
by Cindy | Nov 23, 2015
On Sunday, eight supporters of Hong Kong's democracy movement, known as "Umbrella Soldiers,'' were...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 14, 2015
Just ahead of the Legislative Council vote on electoral reforms, protesters have again taken to...
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