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Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Under Siege
December 07, 2020

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Under Siege

By Jessie Lau
A civil servant explains the growing pressures facing Hong Kong's bureaucrats.

Hong Kong’s National Security Law Creeps Into Education Sector
October 14, 2020

Hong Kong’s National Security Law Creeps Into Education Sector

By Jessie Lau
Critics warn free discussion in schools is under attack amid new restrictions on teaching topics.
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?

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.

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.

Hong Kong Arrests Spark Fears of Crackdown
April 20, 2020

Hong Kong Arrests Spark Fears of Crackdown

By Associated Press
The U.S. and U.K. condemned the arrests of democracy activists over the weekend.
The World Must Respond to Hong Kong’s Latest Politicized Arrests
March 06, 2020

The World Must Respond to Hong Kong’s Latest Politicized Arrests

By Benedict Rogers
Arresting mainstream politicians and a media mogul for peaceful protest marks a sharp escalation in the assault on Hong Kong’s freedoms.

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.

How to 'Rewrite the Hong Kong Story'
November 10, 2018

How to 'Rewrite the Hong Kong Story'

By Shannon Tiezzi
An interview with Christine Loh and Richard Cullen on their new book.

Lawfare Waged by the Hong Kong Government Is Crushing the Hopes of Democrats
May 15, 2018

Lawfare Waged by the Hong Kong Government Is Crushing the Hopes of Democrats

By Benedict Rogers
In Hong Kong, the law is being used to intimidate opponents, disqualify lawmakers, and limit freedom of expression.
Why Do Hong Kong Football Fans Boo the Chinese National Anthem?
November 14, 2017

Why Do Hong Kong Football Fans Boo the Chinese National Anthem?

By Jin Kai
Once again, the national anthem is greeted by boos during a football match in Hong Kong.

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