In separate incidents on Tuesday, the fifth day of a sit-in that had paralyzed Hong Kong airport, two mainland Chinese men were detained and beaten by protesters. Anger at increasingly aggressive policing over the weekend, which led to injuries including the loss of a protest medic’s eye,...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 13, 2020
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan in January, and its subsequent spread...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 12, 2019
[Update: November 13, 9:45 am PST: For up-to-the-minute updates on the situation at CUHK and elsewhere in Hong Kong, please check Hong Kong Free Press and this Twitter list compiled by freelance journalist Laurel Chor.] Violent...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 1, 2019
After police banned a planned march in Hong Kong on China’s National Day, protesters organized a series of unauthorized protests throughout the city, some of which in Kowloon and the New Territories turned violent. A...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 23, 2019
The five demands put forth by protesters in Hong Kong in recent months include a full and impartial investigation into police brutality, following several incidents of violence in which protesters were injured. While the...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 29, 2019
This weekend, Hong Kong saw fierce clashes between protesters and police, who for the first time...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 24, 2018
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 10, 2017
At the South China Morning Post, Violet Law reports that police on Sunday shot and killed three...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 30, 2016
People’s Daily Online reports the arrest of two police officers over the death of Lei Yang,...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 10, 2016
Video of a police officer verbally abusing two women on the drive to the police station has...
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