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Hong Kong Domestic Workers Decry Mandatory COVID-19 Testing
May 07, 2021

Hong Kong Domestic Workers Decry Mandatory COVID-19 Testing

By Jessie Lau
Activists say the community is being singled out unfairly, a continuation of long-standing discriminatory practices.

Why Martin Lee’s Arrest Is Such a Worrying Sign
May 03, 2021

Why Martin Lee’s Arrest Is Such a Worrying Sign

By Jessie Lau
For many, the arrest and conviction of Hong Kong's “father of democracy” signal a cataclysmic shift in the city’s political climate.
Would People in Mainland China and Hong Kong Choose Democracy If They Could?
April 27, 2021

Would People in Mainland China and Hong Kong Choose Democracy If They Could?

By Jiangnan Zhu, Siqin Kang, Weijia Chen, Shitong Lin, and Siqi Wang
Analyzing the regime preferences of people in mainland China and Hong Kong during the pandemic.

Hong Kong’s Hyper-Competitive Kindergartens
April 23, 2021

Hong Kong’s Hyper-Competitive Kindergartens

By Nutsa Kobakhidze and Janisa Hui
COVID-19 intensifies the kindergarten admission competition in Hong Kong. 

The EU’s Cynical Hong Kong Proposal
April 22, 2021

The EU’s Cynical Hong Kong Proposal

By Martin Sebena
The bloc’s offer to Hong Kongers sends the message that Europe only supports the rich.

Hong Kong Tries to Boost Flagging COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign
April 17, 2021

Hong Kong Tries to Boost Flagging COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

By Jessie Lau
With public trust in tatters, vaccine hesitancy has become a serious hurdle for the government’s pandemic strategy.

Mass Prosecutions Send Chills Across Hong Kong’s Political Spectrum
April 17, 2021

Mass Prosecutions Send Chills Across Hong Kong’s Political Spectrum

By Simon Shen
A quick look at the diverse factions involved in the 2020 primary elections belies Beijing's claim that there was a unified conspiracy toward subversion.
Hong Kong’s Activists in Exile
April 13, 2021

Hong Kong’s Activists in Exile

By The Diplomat staff
From Nathan Law to Ted Hui, a growing number of pro-democracy figures are choosing life overseas amid a widening crackdown at home.

Less Democracy, More ‘Patriots’: Hong Kong’s New Electoral System
March 31, 2021

Less Democracy, More ‘Patriots’: Hong Kong’s New Electoral System

By Jessie Lau
The most significant government reforms since the city’s handover in 1997 consolidate Beijing's control over Hong Kong's government.

China Sharply Reduces Elected Seats in Hong Kong Legislature
March 31, 2021

China Sharply Reduces Elected Seats in Hong Kong Legislature

By Zen Soo and Ken Moritsugu
Under the newly revamped electoral system, only 20 of the Legislative Council’s 90 seats will be directly elected.

Tankie Man: The Pro-Democracy Hong Kongers Standing Up to Western Communists
March 29, 2021

Tankie Man: The Pro-Democracy Hong Kongers Standing Up to Western Communists

By Sebastian Skov Andersen and Thomas Chan
The tankie phenomenon pits Western self-identified communists against those struggling against China's human rights abuses.
Legal Challenges Look to Advance LGBTQ+ Rights in Hong Kong
March 22, 2021

Legal Challenges Look to Advance LGBTQ+ Rights in Hong Kong

By Jessie Lau
A court case filed by a gay widower highlights Hong Kong's conservative approach to gender.

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