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Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
July 02, 2019

Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary

By Ken Moritsugu
A group of protesters in Hong Kong broke into the legislature, while tens of thousands marched through the city.

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.
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.

China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It
May 30, 2017

China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It

By Cal Wong
China's number three leader promises increased control over Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
May 16, 2017

Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments

By Cal Wong
CY Leung admits to funneling his concerns through a pro-Beijing lawmaker on the investigation committee.

Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
November 09, 2016

Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach

By Cal Wong
Over 2,000 lawyers staged a silent protest over Beijing's recent interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law.

China Bars Pro-Independence Legislators in Hong Kong
November 07, 2016

China Bars Pro-Independence Legislators in Hong Kong

By Cal Wong
Hong Kong erupted with more violent protests as the decision came down.
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.

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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