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Another Arrest for Joshua Wong Highlights the Growing Pressure on Young Hong Kong Activists
September 25, 2020

Another Arrest for Joshua Wong Highlights the Growing Pressure on Young Hong Kong Activists

By Shannon Tiezzi
The divergent fates of 20-something activists Wong, Agnes Chow, and Nathan Law demonstrate the new reality for Hong Kong’s young democrats.

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?
Hong Kong’s Cancelled Elections Paved the Way for the Latest Arrests
August 11, 2020

Hong Kong’s Cancelled Elections Paved the Way for the Latest Arrests

By Johnny Patterson and Sam Goodman
Carrie Lam’s public health postponement of the polls must be exposed for the cynical farce that it is.

Hong Kong’s Elections Were Already Rigged. Now They Won’t Happen.
August 01, 2020

Hong Kong’s Elections Were Already Rigged. Now They Won’t Happen.

By Shannon Tiezzi
Stacking the deck against pro-democrats apparently wasn’t enough for the Hong Kong government.

Beijing’s Plan for a Post-National Security Law Hong Kong
July 10, 2020

Beijing’s Plan for a Post-National Security Law Hong Kong

By Brian Wong
Beijing will be hoping to address Hong Kong's socioeconomic issues while keeping a tight leash on political changes.

The US Should Not Punish Hong Kong for China’s Sins
June 08, 2020

The US Should Not Punish Hong Kong for China’s Sins

By Richard Hanania and Benjamin H. Friedman
There is little the United States can do to prevent Beijing from exerting control; Washington should instead do good by the people of Hong Kong.

Lawmakers Ejected in Scuffles at Hong Kong’s Legislature
May 08, 2020

Lawmakers Ejected in Scuffles at Hong Kong’s Legislature

By Associated Press
The fracas, centered on control of the House Committee, pitted pro-democracy and pro-Beijing faction against each other.
China’s Strategy for Hollowing out Hong Kong
May 05, 2020

China’s Strategy for Hollowing out Hong Kong

By Simon Shen
Beijing’s fixation on national security legislation is an alarming signal for Hong Kong’s future.

Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong
March 24, 2020

Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong

By Brian C.H. Fong
It’s time to bring back universal suffrage into the agenda.

Where Does Hong Kong’s Protest Movement Stand Amid Coronavirus Fears?
February 24, 2020

Where Does Hong Kong’s Protest Movement Stand Amid Coronavirus Fears?

By Brian C.H. Fong
The next key step will hinge on the U.S. as it considers its first annual certification on Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Is US Congress Making Life Harder for Hong Kong Protesters in 2020?
January 01, 2020

Is US Congress Making Life Harder for Hong Kong Protesters in 2020?

By Richard Hanania
Sympathy for Hong Kong's young protesters is understandable, but trying to use economic sanctions to force change will backfire.
‘Buy Yellow, Eat Yellow’: The Economic Arm of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests
December 13, 2019

‘Buy Yellow, Eat Yellow’: The Economic Arm of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests

By Alexandra Chan
How Hong Kong’s rising “Yellow Economy” sustains its pro-democracy movement.

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