Hong Kong Legislative Council elections 2016
February 04, 2023
Hong Kong’s Democratic Primary Trials Show a Dark Truth
By Eric Lai
Hong Kong’s legal prosecution of opposition figures puts it in the company of authoritarian regimes worldwide.
December 21, 2021
With Opposition Sidelined, Pro-Beijing Candidates Sweep Hong Kong Elections
By Zen Soo
The first election since Hong Kong’s electoral overhaul was marked by a dismal turnout rate of just 30 percent.
December 18, 2021
Hong Kong’s Rigged Election
By Michael Mo
Sunday’s Legislative Council polls are a test of the resistance of pro-democracy Hong Kongers.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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