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How Identity Politics Overshadowed Hong Kong
September 15, 2020

How Identity Politics Overshadowed Hong Kong

By Jin Kai
An interview with Wong Tsz Yuen, senior reporter at Phoenix TV, on the past, present, and future of Hong Kong through the lens of “identity politics.”

The Sino-British Joint Declaration and International Law
September 09, 2020

The Sino-British Joint Declaration and International Law

By Simon Shen
Is there a role for international courts in upholding the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong?
Inside Hong Kong’s Besieged Legislative Council, Democrats Refuse to Surrender
September 07, 2020

Inside Hong Kong’s Besieged Legislative Council, Democrats Refuse to Surrender

By Kevin Holden
Banned candidates. Arrested lawmakers. Cancelled elections. What remains of democracy in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong Begins Mass Testing for Virus Amid Public Doubts
September 02, 2020

Hong Kong Begins Mass Testing for Virus Amid Public Doubts

By Associated Press
The mass testing campaign has become another flashpoint over the city's interactions with the mainland.

No Future for the Children of Asylum Seekers in Hong Kong
August 28, 2020

No Future for the Children of Asylum Seekers in Hong Kong

By Yen Nguyen
Hong Kong has one of the lowest acceptance rates for asylum seekers in the developed world. For minors, that means a future defined only by uncertainty.

Hong Kong Police Arrest 16, Including 2 Opposition Lawmakers
August 26, 2020

Hong Kong Police Arrest 16, Including 2 Opposition Lawmakers

By Associated Press
The latest round of arrests, already being decried as politically targeted, includes charges linked to protests last year.

US Becomes Latest Country to Suspend Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong
August 20, 2020

US Becomes Latest Country to Suspend Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong

By Shannon Tiezzi
Hong Kong and the Chinese government issued a “severe reprimand” of the move.
Hong Kong Is the First Casualty of the New Cold War
August 14, 2020

Hong Kong Is the First Casualty of the New Cold War

By Brian Wong
Hong Kong – the first battleground where East meets West – has already been drastically changed.

How Japan Talks About Security Threats
August 14, 2020

How Japan Talks About Security Threats

By Eitan Oren and Matthew Brummer
The particulars of the language used to describe rivals are important to understanding Japan’s threat assessments and policy goals.

Hong Kong’s Cancelled Elections Paved the Way for the Latest Arrests
August 11, 2020

Hong Kong’s Cancelled Elections Paved the Way for the Latest Arrests

By Johnny Patterson and Sam Goodman
Carrie Lam’s public health postponement of the polls must be exposed for the cynical farce that it is.

Hong Kong Newspaper Raided, Tycoon Detained Under New National Security Law
August 10, 2020

Hong Kong Newspaper Raided, Tycoon Detained Under New National Security Law

By Associated Press
Jimmy Lai, a long-time critic of the CCP, was arrested and his group’s offices raided in the first time the new law was used to target media.
China’s Legal Blitzkrieg in Hong Kong
August 08, 2020

China’s Legal Blitzkrieg in Hong Kong

By Ming-Sung Kuo
Beijing’s putsch in Hong Kong through legislation is executed in a way that maximum shock and awe can be felt in the world.

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