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Hong Kong human rights

Hong Kong’s Dismal December

Hong Kong’s Dismal December

By Benedict Rogers
The oppression of rights and political participation in Hong Kong marked new milestones at the end of 2023. The international community must hold Beijing to account at its upcoming UPR.

The Slow, Insidious Attack on Freedom of Religion in Hong Kong

The Slow, Insidious Attack on Freedom of Religion in Hong Kong

By Benedict Rogers
As Hong Kong’s basic freedoms have been dismantled, freedom of religion or belief – perhaps the last liberty still just about standing – is under ever-increasing threat. 
Why RCEP Should Think Twice About Admitting Hong Kong

Why RCEP Should Think Twice About Admitting Hong Kong

By Sam Goodman and Anouk Wear
Current members should seriously consider how Hong Kong's National Security Law would impact their investments under the trade deal.

Rights Group: Uyghur Student Missing in Hong Kong, Feared Detained

Rights Group: Uyghur Student Missing in Hong Kong, Feared Detained

By Kanis Leung
Abuduwaili Abudureheman was reported missing after texting that he was interrogated by police at Hong Kong’s airport.

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Rulings of Hong Kong’s Top Court

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Rulings of Hong Kong’s Top Court

By Eric Lai
The Committee’s call to repeal the National Security Law got the most press, but its criticism of the Court of Final Appeal is also important.

Meet the Hong Kong Sign Language Interpretation Group Translating Politics and Human Rights 

Meet the Hong Kong Sign Language Interpretation Group Translating Politics and Human Rights 

By Jessie Lau
A grassroots organization is working to boost the deaf community’s ability to take part in Hong Kong’s most important political debates.

Reports: Dozens of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Figures Arrested

Reports: Dozens of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Figures Arrested

By Associated Press
Those arrested took part last year in an unofficial primary election that Beijing denounced as a "serious provocation."
Hong Kong: The New Berlin Wall

Hong Kong: The New Berlin Wall

By Benedict Rogers
China is home to two “firewalls.” One must be demolished; the other protected.

Hong Kong Needs the World’s Help

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.

Report: Hong Kong Human Rights Situation Worst Since 1997

Report: Hong Kong Human Rights Situation Worst Since 1997

By Cal Wong
According to Amnesty International, Hong Kong's human rights are at their lowest ebb since the return to Chinese rule.

Three Strikes: A Tipping Point for Hong Kong?

Three Strikes: A Tipping Point for Hong Kong?

By Farzana Aslam
Do recent events spell the end of Hong Kong's days as a global center?
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