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Hong Kong Needs the World’s Help
April 03, 2019

Hong Kong Needs the World’s Help

By Benedict Rogers
The steady erosion of freedoms is too serious for Hong Kongers to deal with alone.

North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
September 26, 2018

North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint

By Rachel Xian
Nuclear issues may dominate headlines, but don’t ignore the building crisis in Hong Kong.
Beijing Sets A Harsh Tone for Hong Kong in the ‘Two Sessions’
March 09, 2018

Beijing Sets A Harsh Tone for Hong Kong in the ‘Two Sessions’

By Charlotte Gao
Beijing purposefully downplays Hong Kong’s “autonomy” and highlights “zero tolerance” for Hong Kong independence.

China Celebrates 27th Anniversary of Hong Kong Basic Law With Threats
May 02, 2017

China Celebrates 27th Anniversary of Hong Kong Basic Law With Threats

By Cal Wong
Chinese scholars and officials emphasize that Hong Kong's autonomy is a gift from Beijing – and can be revoked.

Beijing’s Interpretation of Hong Kong Basic Law to Apply Retroactively
December 01, 2016

Beijing’s Interpretation of Hong Kong Basic Law to Apply Retroactively

By Cal Wong
The two legislators removed from office by Beijing's decision have their appeal rejected.

Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
November 09, 2016

Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach

By Cal Wong
Over 2,000 lawyers staged a silent protest over Beijing's recent interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law.

UK Sees 'Grounds for Concern' About Hong Kong's Freedoms
February 13, 2016

UK Sees 'Grounds for Concern' About Hong Kong's Freedoms

By Shannon Tiezzi
In its latest report to Parliament, London warns that freedoms in Hong Kong are facing "unprecedented pressure."
The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes
September 21, 2014

The Perils of Hong Kong’s Constitutional Changes

By Kin-ming Kwong and Chiew Ping Yew
Calling Beijing’s restrictive framework ‘political reform’ is a misnomer.

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