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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?

The Road to ‘Red Hong Kong’?
August 11, 2020

The Road to ‘Red Hong Kong’?

By Shin Kawashima
Hong Kong’s traditional role is changing.
Hong Kong: Law Making and Law Breaking
August 01, 2020

Hong Kong: Law Making and Law Breaking

By Jessie Lau and Jeffrey Wasserstrom
From last year’s protests to the national security law, Hong Kong’s turmoil is largely a question of who gets to make the law – and who gets labeled as breaking it.

Beijing’s National Security Law Brings Mainland Repression to Hong Kong
July 03, 2020

Beijing’s National Security Law Brings Mainland Repression to Hong Kong

By Michael C. Davis and Victoria Tin-bor Hui
The implications of the new law for Hong Kongers and the world.

Hong Kong Through Water and Fire
July 01, 2020

Hong Kong Through Water and Fire

By Sebastian Veg
From the mass protests of 2019 to the national security law of 2020.

China Approves Contentious Hong Kong National Security Law
July 01, 2020

China Approves Contentious Hong Kong National Security Law

By Zen Soo and Ken Moritsugu
The new law targeting subversive and secessionist activity has sparked widespread fears of a crackdown on free speech.

The World Is Awakening to China’s Sharp Power
June 23, 2020

The World Is Awakening to China’s Sharp Power

By Simon Shen
China's sharp power first began to be displayed in Hong Kong. Now it is seen all over the world.
Will China’s New National Security Law Be the ‘Anti-Virus’ Software That Locks Down Hong Kong?
June 17, 2020

Will China’s New National Security Law Be the ‘Anti-Virus’ Software That Locks Down Hong Kong?

By Jerome A. Cohen
Parsing the legislative, judicial, and law enforcement implications of the NPC’s “bombshell” decision.

National Security Laws in General Are Not a Problem. Hong Kong’s Is.
June 05, 2020

National Security Laws in General Are Not a Problem. Hong Kong’s Is.

By Larry C. B. Lai and Debby S. W. Chan
Many countries have national security laws. The central question lies in whether the laws primarily protect national security or suffocate civil and political liberties.

Focus Shifts to Hong Kong’s Fate on Tiananmen Anniversary
June 04, 2020

Focus Shifts to Hong Kong’s Fate on Tiananmen Anniversary

By Associated Press
In a sign of Hong Kong’s shrinking freedoms, the annual Tiananmen vigil was not authorized for the first time in 30 years.

Victoria Hui on Hong Kong’s Troubled Future
June 03, 2020

Victoria Hui on Hong Kong’s Troubled Future

By Shannon Tiezzi
“The new national security law is worse than Article 23 and extradition legislation combined.”
What Trump’s Latest Moves on Hong Kong Really Mean for the City
June 01, 2020

What Trump’s Latest Moves on Hong Kong Really Mean for the City

By Brian Wong
Withdrawing Hong Kong's special status under U.S. law will hurt the city itself far more than it will hurt China.

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