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As Taiwan Remembers Tiananmen, Hong Kong Looms Large
June 15, 2022

As Taiwan Remembers Tiananmen, Hong Kong Looms Large

By Brian Hioe
The annual June 4 rally is now strongly connected to remembrance of Hong Kong's 2019 protest movement -- and the resulting political repression.

Carrie Lam’s Departure Signals a Further Crackdown in Hong Kong
April 11, 2022

Carrie Lam’s Departure Signals a Further Crackdown in Hong Kong

By Joey Siu
Lam’s replacement was a key demand of the 2019 protests, but no one should be celebrating her announced retirement now.
Why Martin Lee’s Arrest Is Such a Worrying Sign
May 03, 2021

Why Martin Lee’s Arrest Is Such a Worrying Sign

By Jessie Lau
For many, the arrest and conviction of Hong Kong's “father of democracy” signal a cataclysmic shift in the city’s political climate.

Hong Kong’s Present Echoes Tibet’s Past
January 25, 2021

Hong Kong’s Present Echoes Tibet’s Past

By Simon Shen
In both 1959 Tibet and 2019 Hong Kong, popular dissent became a flashpoint for the end of meaningful autonomy - just as Beijing had planned.

China Is Already Using the Storming of the US Capitol for Propaganda
January 08, 2021

China Is Already Using the Storming of the US Capitol for Propaganda

By Shannon Tiezzi
Early statements, both official and on Twitter, reveal how the violence in Washington D.C. will benefit China.

3 of Hong Kong’s Most Prominent Young Activists Receive Jail Sentences
December 02, 2020

3 of Hong Kong’s Most Prominent Young Activists Receive Jail Sentences

By Jessie Lau
The sentencings of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam confirmed the fears of young Hong Kongers amid a growing number of arrests.

Hong Kong’s Blueprint Changed Protests Around the World
October 30, 2020

Hong Kong’s Blueprint Changed Protests Around the World

By Silvia Frosina
From Belarus to Thailand, activists worldwide are learning from the city's pro-democracy movement.
Hong Kong Through Water and Fire
July 01, 2020

Hong Kong Through Water and Fire

By Sebastian Veg
From the mass protests of 2019 to the national security law of 2020.

Hong Kong Protest Marks Anniversary of Violent Police Clash
June 13, 2020

Hong Kong Protest Marks Anniversary of Violent Police Clash

By Associated Press
As a new national security law looms, protesters gathered to mark a key moment in 2019's anti-extradition bill protests.

Hong Kong’s Protests Amid COVID-19: A Dying Movement or a Halted War?
April 10, 2020

Hong Kong’s Protests Amid COVID-19: A Dying Movement or a Halted War?

By Brian Wong
The seeming peace in Hong Kong reflects a gathering storm on the horizon – a storm Hong Kong and Beijing alike must address.

Beijing Is Still Sticking by Carrie Lam
December 17, 2019

Beijing Is Still Sticking by Carrie Lam

By Shannon Tiezzi
China's top leaders, including Xi Jinping, signaled support for the embattled Hong Kong chief executive.
‘Buy Yellow, Eat Yellow’: The Economic Arm of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests
December 13, 2019

‘Buy Yellow, Eat Yellow’: The Economic Arm of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests

By Alexandra Chan
How Hong Kong’s rising “Yellow Economy” sustains its pro-democracy movement.

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