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Is Hong Kong Heading Toward a Russian-Style Electoral System?
December 02, 2020

Is Hong Kong Heading Toward a Russian-Style Electoral System?

By Simon Shen
Beijing may explore allowing a limited, managed style of democracy – one that ensures a toothless opposition, in the style of Putin’s Russia.

The Impact of Hong Kong’s Opposition-Less Legislature
November 19, 2020

The Impact of Hong Kong’s Opposition-Less Legislature

By Jessie Lau
By forcing out pro-democracy legislators, authorities have snuffed out one of the last official channels for voicing dissent and holding the government accountable.
Hong Kong’s Pro-Democrat Legislators Resign After Controversial Disqualifications
November 12, 2020

Hong Kong’s Pro-Democrat Legislators Resign After Controversial Disqualifications

By Shannon Tiezzi
Following a decision by Beijing that ousted 4 lawmakers, the entire pro-democrat caucus quit en masse, leaving LegCo with virtually no opposition presence.

Who Should Hong Kong Favor in the US Election? No One.
November 03, 2020

Who Should Hong Kong Favor in the US Election? No One.

By Frances Hui
“Hong Kongers” is its own brand: Neither for Trump nor for Biden.

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 Police Arrest 16, Including 2 Opposition Lawmakers
August 26, 2020

Hong Kong Police Arrest 16, Including 2 Opposition Lawmakers

By Associated Press
The latest round of arrests, already being decried as politically targeted, includes charges linked to protests last year.

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.
Pro-Democracy Legislators in Hong Kong Need International Support
May 11, 2020

Pro-Democracy Legislators in Hong Kong Need International Support

By Joy Park
The CCP is taking advantage of the the coronavirus crisis to execute its vision of completely stripping Hong Kong of its remaining freedoms.

Lawmakers Ejected in Scuffles at Hong Kong’s Legislature
May 08, 2020

Lawmakers Ejected in Scuffles at Hong Kong’s Legislature

By Associated Press
The fracas, centered on control of the House Committee, pitted pro-democracy and pro-Beijing faction against each other.

How Hong Kong’s District Council Elections Offer a Way out of the Political Crisis
November 27, 2019

How Hong Kong’s District Council Elections Offer a Way out of the Political Crisis

By Brian Wong
The District Council elections provide both the mandate and opportunity to come to a compromise.

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.
Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?
March 23, 2017

Hong Kong’s Democrats and the Chief Executive Election: Selecting a Lesser Evil?

By Steven Yet
With little hope of winning themselves, the pan-democrats plan to side with a pro-Beijing underdog.

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