August 11, 2020
The Road to ‘Red Hong Kong’?
By Shin Kawashima
Hong Kong’s traditional role is changing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
May 29, 2020
Taiwan Says It Will Draft Plan to Help Hong Kongers as National Security Law Looms
By Nick Aspinwall
Beijing's plan to impose a national security law on Hong Kong has reopened a debate over how Taiwan should help Hong Kongers intending to seek asylum or residency.