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Ahead of Hong Kong Elections, Companies Must Act to Protect Digital Rights
September 07, 2021

Ahead of Hong Kong Elections, Companies Must Act to Protect Digital Rights

By Angeli Datt and Isabel Linzer
The private sector may be forced to choose between enabling and resisting state repression.

Why Hong Kong’s Democrats Should Still Run in Legislative Council Elections
May 18, 2021

Why Hong Kong’s Democrats Should Still Run in Legislative Council Elections

By Brian Wong
Despite the rocky road ahead, Hong Kong’s opposition politicians must not give up on the political arena.
Mass Prosecutions Send Chills Across Hong Kong’s Political Spectrum
April 17, 2021

Mass Prosecutions Send Chills Across Hong Kong’s Political Spectrum

By Simon Shen
A quick look at the diverse factions involved in the 2020 primary elections belies Beijing's claim that there was a unified conspiracy toward subversion.

Reports: Dozens of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Figures Arrested
January 06, 2021

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."

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.
When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
August 24, 2017

When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement

By Maeve Whelan-Wuest
The slow erosion of Hong Kong’s civil and political rights has reached a pivotal juncture.

Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
October 19, 2016

Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash

By Cal Wong
Pro-Beijing legislators staged a walkout, preventing two localist legislators from being sworn in.

Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
October 13, 2016

Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos

By Cal Wong
Politicians from both the protest movement and the pro-Beijing camp fueled a combative swearing-in ceremony.

Hong Kong’s New Political Blood
September 07, 2016

Hong Kong’s New Political Blood

By Cal Wong
Hong Kong's localists captured a surprising amount of the vote -- which is bad news for Beijing.
What Exactly Is Hong Kong’s Legislative Council?
September 06, 2016

What Exactly Is Hong Kong’s Legislative Council?

By Cal Wong
Understanding LegCo as Hong Kong heads to the polls.

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