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...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 30, 2020
On Tuesday, the National People’s Congress passed and Xi Jinping signed a national security law for Hong Kong, posing the most direct threat yet to the city’s semi-autonomous status, which had been guaranteed until...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 29, 2019
Activist Joshua Wong, who won both global recognition and stints in jail for his role leading the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests, has been denied the right to run for District Council elections in Hong Kong. Next month’s...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 10, 2019
Hong Kong democracy activist and Demosistō co-founder Joshua Wong traveled to Germany yesterday, where he met with Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin. Wong was among several high-profile activists and lawmakers arrested late...
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Conservative UK human rights activist Benedict Rogers, who worked as a journalist for five years...
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Three young democracy campaigners were each given prison sentences for taking part in an...
by Cindy | Jun 30, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Hong Kong for a landmark three-day visit to mark the 20th...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 15, 2016
Reuters’ Venus Wu and Hera Poon report on the sentencing of three student leaders behind the 2014...
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