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Another News Site Shuts in Hong Kong
January 03, 2022

Another News Site Shuts in Hong Kong

By Huizhong Wu and Zen Soo
Beijing’s crackdown on dissent in the former British colony has led to the closure of independent news outlets and the removal of monuments to dissent.

Hong Kong Police Raid Pro-Democracy News Outlet, Arrest 6
December 29, 2021

Hong Kong Police Raid Pro-Democracy News Outlet, Arrest 6

By Associated Press
Stand News was one of the most vocal pro-democracy news outlets in Hong Kong after the closure of the newspaper Apple Daily in June.
‘Patriots Only’: Hong Kong’s New Election System in Action
December 01, 2021

‘Patriots Only’: Hong Kong’s New Election System in Action

By Jessie Lau and Shui-yin Sharon Yam
Changes to Hong Kong’s election system, as well as the overarching national security law, have all but killed any formal political opposition.

Hong Kong’s Media Under Siege
October 22, 2021

Hong Kong’s Media Under Siege

By Angeli Datt
As the world celebrates journalists, this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipients, Hong Kong silences the media.

Hong Kong’s Sedition Law Is Back
September 03, 2021

Hong Kong’s Sedition Law Is Back

By Eric Lai
Instead of using the more provocative national security law, Hong Kong is turning to colonial-era ordinances to crack down on free speech.

Hong Kong Crackdown Continues With Canceled Concerts, Sentenced Activists
September 02, 2021

Hong Kong Crackdown Continues With Canceled Concerts, Sentenced Activists

By Associated Press
Denise Ho’s sold-out concerts were canceled, feeding concerns that Hong Kong’s cultural scene is the latest target of China’s tightening control.

How China’s Worldview Took Over Hong Kong
September 01, 2021

How China’s Worldview Took Over Hong Kong

By Simon Shen
Hong Kong’s changing stance on sensitive issues like Tiananmen is a cautionary tale for the rest of the world.
People Fleeing Hong Kong Crackdown Get Temporary US Haven
August 06, 2021

People Fleeing Hong Kong Crackdown Get Temporary US Haven

By Ben Fox
The measure allows Hong Kongers currently residing in the U.S. to live and work in the country for 18 months.

Security Chief Named Hong Kong’s No. 2 Official Amid Clampdown
June 25, 2021

Security Chief Named Hong Kong’s No. 2 Official Amid Clampdown

By Associated Press
The move came the day after the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily was forced to close its doors.

Hong Kong’s Embattled Apple Daily to Close by Saturday
June 23, 2021

Hong Kong’s Embattled Apple Daily to Close by Saturday

By Zen Soo and Matthew Cheng
The newspaper's parent company said that it would close due to "the current circumstances prevailing in Hong Kong."

Apple Daily Raid Is the Latest Blow to Hong Kong’s Freedom
June 18, 2021

Apple Daily Raid Is the Latest Blow to Hong Kong’s Freedom

By Benedict Rogers
The world's democracies must take action after the latest assault on press freedom.
Apple Daily Editors Arrested Under Hong Kong Security Law
June 17, 2021

Apple Daily Editors Arrested Under Hong Kong Security Law

By Zen Soon
The five editors and executives are accused of conspiring with foreign countries to impose sanctions against China and Hong Kong.

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