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Hong Kong to End Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for Travelers
September 24, 2022

Hong Kong to End Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for Travelers

By Zen Soo
Hong Kong has mostly aligned with China’s “zero-COVID” strategy. Now Chief Executive John Lee says the city must provide “maximum room” for “connectivity with the world.”

Children’s Books Branded Seditious in Hong Kong
September 12, 2022

Children’s Books Branded Seditious in Hong Kong

By Michael C. Davis
A recent court case drives home concerns about the overly broad use of Hong Kong’s resurrected sedition law.
Hong Kongers in Exile Fight for Their Truth – and Ukrainians 
August 12, 2022

Hong Kongers in Exile Fight for Their Truth – and Ukrainians 

By Allia Bukhari
Hong Kongers say both communities share a common struggle to defend democracy and freedom in Asia and Europe respectively.

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Rulings of Hong Kong’s Top Court
July 29, 2022

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Rulings of Hong Kong’s Top Court

By Eric Lai
The Committee’s call to repeal the National Security Law got the most press, but its criticism of the Court of Final Appeal is also important.

Hong Kong’s New Cybercrime Law Consultation
July 22, 2022

Hong Kong’s New Cybercrime Law Consultation

By Charles Mok
The first in a series of post-NSL cyber laws may ironically weaken the tech sector and make Hong Kong’s internet less secure.

The Hong Kong Government and the Rule of Law
July 07, 2022

The Hong Kong Government and the Rule of Law

By Eric Lai
The National People's Congress in Beijing may have given the orders, but officials in Hong Kong are also responsible for the decline in Hong Kong's judicial and legal systems.

Xi Defends Vision of Hong Kong on 25th Anniversary of Return
July 02, 2022

Xi Defends Vision of Hong Kong on 25th Anniversary of Return

By Zen Soo
Xi Jinping praised the city for overcoming “violent social unrest” and emphasized Beijing’s “comprehensive jurisdiction” over Hong Kong.
Xi Visits a Changed Hong Kong for Handover Anniversary
July 01, 2022

Xi Visits a Changed Hong Kong for Handover Anniversary

By Zen Soo
China's top leader is paying his first visit to Hong Kong since the massive protests of 2019 – and the resulting National Security Law that has reshaped life in the city.

Hong Kong’s Dismantled Society
June 30, 2022

Hong Kong’s Dismantled Society

By Michael Mo
The remaking of Hong Kong includes weakening or disbanding political representation down to the neighborhood level.

Hong Kong Is Unrecognizable After 2 Years Under the National Security Law
June 20, 2022

Hong Kong Is Unrecognizable After 2 Years Under the National Security Law

By Angeli Datt
Five ways the law has deepened authoritarianism in the territory as conditions are set to worsen.

As Taiwan Remembers Tiananmen, Hong Kong Looms Large
June 15, 2022

As Taiwan Remembers Tiananmen, Hong Kong Looms Large

By Brian Hioe
The annual June 4 rally is now strongly connected to remembrance of Hong Kong's 2019 protest movement -- and the resulting political repression.
Hong Kong Arrests Roman Catholic Cardinal, an Actress, and Others
May 11, 2022

Hong Kong Arrests Roman Catholic Cardinal, an Actress, and Others

By Associated Press
Cardinal Joseph Zen, singer-actress Denise Ho, lawyer Margaret Ng, and scholar Hui Po-keung were detained by Hong Kong's National Security Police on May 11.

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