September 12, 2022
Children’s Books Branded Seditious in Hong Kong
By Michael C. Davis
A recent court case drives home concerns about the overly broad use of Hong Kong’s resurrected sedition law.
August 12, 2022
Hong Kongers in Exile Fight for Their Truth – and Ukrainians
By Allia Bukhari
Hong Kongers say both communities share a common struggle to defend democracy and freedom in Asia and Europe respectively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.