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Is Press Freedom Dying in Hong Kong?
September 25, 2020

Is Press Freedom Dying in Hong Kong?

By Jason Hung
New restrictions on police-recognized press accreditations raise the specter of hand-picked media coverage.

As COVID-19 Loses Steam, Hong Kong Protests Heat Up
May 02, 2020

As COVID-19 Loses Steam, Hong Kong Protests Heat Up

By Associated Press
Dwindling case counts, coupled with Beijing’s latest moves to consolidate control over the city, have protesters braving in-person demonstrations yet again.
How Crime Gangs Prey on the Hong Kong Protests
December 25, 2019

How Crime Gangs Prey on the Hong Kong Protests

By Associated Press
Hong Kong has seen a robbery and burglary crime wave since mass anti-government demonstrations erupted in June.

Hong Kong Just Sent Beijing a Clear Signal. Will Anyone Listen?
November 25, 2019

Hong Kong Just Sent Beijing a Clear Signal. Will Anyone Listen?

By Benedict Rogers
The pro-democrats' landslide victory in district elections could prove a turning point for the city.

Campus Under Siege as Hong Kong Police Battle Protesters
November 19, 2019

Campus Under Siege as Hong Kong Police Battle Protesters

By Associated Press
For days, protesters have fortified Hong Kong Polytechnic University against police. Now things are coming to a head.

Hong Kong Police: Protesters ‘One Step Closer to Terrorism’
November 15, 2019

Hong Kong Police: Protesters ‘One Step Closer to Terrorism’

By Associated Press
As new violence rocks the city, including clashes at university campuses, the police intensified their response.

High-Profile Arrests, Protest Ban Mark New Phase in Attempt to Quell Hong Kong Protests
August 30, 2019

High-Profile Arrests, Protest Ban Mark New Phase in Attempt to Quell Hong Kong Protests

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Hong Kong government doubles down on its current approach: clamping down on the protests and pro-democracy leaders.
2 Months on, Hong Kong Remains Defiant
August 21, 2019

2 Months on, Hong Kong Remains Defiant

By Adryel Talamantes
Hong Kong's protests show no signs of slowing down as the movement enters its 11th week.

Will Beijing Use Force to End the Hong Kong Protests?
August 15, 2019

Will Beijing Use Force to End the Hong Kong Protests?

By Shannon Tiezzi
Sending in the troops is not unthinkable, but China's government has many other options at its disposal.

Flights Restart at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize
August 15, 2019

Flights Restart at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize

By Vincent Thian and Yanan Wang
The occupation of the airport has mostly ended after a day marked by mob violence and altercations with passengers.

Hong Kong Airport Shuts Down Amid Pro-Democracy Protest
August 12, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Shuts Down Amid Pro-Democracy Protest

By Yanan Wang and Christopher Bodeen
A sit-in at the main terminal caused the cancellation of all flights, even while protests continued elsewhere in Hong Kong.
Protests, General Strike Bring Hong Kong to a Standstill
August 06, 2019

Protests, General Strike Bring Hong Kong to a Standstill

By Yanan Wang and Christopher Bodeen
Even as disruptions reached the work week, Chief Executive Carrie Lam vows to remain in office.

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