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When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
August 24, 2017
When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
The slow erosion of Hong Kong’s civil and political rights has reached a pivotal juncture.
When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It
May 30, 2017
China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It
China's number three leader promises increased control over Hong Kong.
China Commemorates Hong Kong’s Basic Law by Restricting It
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
May 16, 2017
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
CY Leung admits to funneling his concerns through a pro-Beijing lawmaker on the investigation committee.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Meddled With Investigation of Secret Payments
Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
November 09, 2016
Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
Over 2,000 lawyers staged a silent protest over Beijing's recent interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law.
Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
China Bars Pro-Independence Legislators in Hong Kong
November 07, 2016
China Bars Pro-Independence Legislators in Hong Kong
Hong Kong erupted with more violent protests as the decision came down.
China Bars Pro-Independence Legislators in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
October 19, 2016
Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
Pro-Beijing legislators staged a walkout, preventing two localist legislators from being sworn in.
Hong Kong's Executive and Legislative Branches Clash
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
October 13, 2016
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
Politicians from both the protest movement and the pro-Beijing camp fueled a combative swearing-in ceremony.
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
What Exactly Is Hong Kong’s Legislative Council?
September 06, 2016
What Exactly Is Hong Kong’s Legislative Council?
Understanding LegCo as Hong Kong heads to the polls.
What Exactly Is Hong Kong’s Legislative Council?
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