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3 of Hong Kong’s Most Prominent Young Activists Receive Jail Sentences
December 02, 2020

3 of Hong Kong’s Most Prominent Young Activists Receive Jail Sentences

By Jessie Lau
The sentencings of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam confirmed the fears of young Hong Kongers amid a growing number of arrests.
Hong Kong Activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam Jailed
December 02, 2020

Hong Kong Activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam Jailed

By Associated Press
The jailing of the activists belonging to the now-defunct Demosisto political group continues to highlight Beijing's iron grip on the autonomous territory.

Is Hong Kong Heading Toward a Russian-Style Electoral System?
December 02, 2020

Is Hong Kong Heading Toward a Russian-Style Electoral System?

By Simon Shen
Beijing may explore allowing a limited, managed style of democracy – one that ensures a toothless opposition, in the style of Putin’s Russia.

Hong Kong Lawmaker Says Democracy Fight Needs Rethink
November 30, 2020

Hong Kong Lawmaker Says Democracy Fight Needs Rethink

By Associated Press
"We need to reconsider the way to fight in the future," says Democratic Party leader Wu Chi-wai.

Hong Kong Voices in American Politics
November 25, 2020

Hong Kong Voices in American Politics

By Maggie Shum and Victoria Tin-bor Hui
Preliminary survey results suggest President-elect Biden has some convincing to do to win the confidence of Hong Kong Americans.
The Intensifying Pressures to Further ‘Reform’ Hong Kong’s Courts
November 23, 2020

The Intensifying Pressures to Further ‘Reform’ Hong Kong’s Courts

By Jerome A. Cohen
With LegCo subdued, Beijing is turning its attention to Hong Kong’s independent judiciary.

Five Eyes Countries Issue Joint Statement on Hong Kong
November 19, 2020

Five Eyes Countries Issue Joint Statement on Hong Kong

By Abhijnan Rej
It prompted a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson to retort with a threat seemingly straight out of the Old Testament.
The Impact of Hong Kong’s Opposition-Less Legislature
November 19, 2020

The Impact of Hong Kong’s Opposition-Less Legislature

By Jessie Lau
By forcing out pro-democracy legislators, authorities have snuffed out one of the last official channels for voicing dissent and holding the government accountable.

Former Hong Kong Lawmakers Who Disrupted Session Arrested
November 18, 2020

Former Hong Kong Lawmakers Who Disrupted Session Arrested

By Associated Press
Ted Hui, Eddie Chu and Raymond Chan have been arrested this week over incidents in the legislature's main chamber several months ago.

Support for Trump in Hong Kong and Taiwan Is Unsurprising (But Misguided)
November 17, 2020

Support for Trump in Hong Kong and Taiwan Is Unsurprising (But Misguided)

By Ja Ian Chong
Worry about the reliability of Democratic presidents is based on a selective reading of past and current events.

What Does a Biden Presidency Mean to Hong Kong’s Democratic Movement?
November 14, 2020

What Does a Biden Presidency Mean to Hong Kong’s Democratic Movement?

By Thomas Chan
Many in the Hong Kong protest movement saw Donald Trump as their only hope, but they shouldn’t give up on the Biden administration.
Hong Kong’s Pro-Democrat Legislators Resign After Controversial Disqualifications
November 12, 2020

Hong Kong’s Pro-Democrat Legislators Resign After Controversial Disqualifications

By Shannon Tiezzi
Following a decision by Beijing that ousted 4 lawmakers, the entire pro-democrat caucus quit en masse, leaving LegCo with virtually no opposition presence.

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