April 09, 2021
Twitter Unveils Bespoke Emoji Supporting Asia’s ‘Milk Tea Alliance’
By Sebastian Strangio
According to the social media giant, the past year has seen more than 11 million Tweets featuring the #MilkTeaAlliance hashtag.
April 01, 2021
Asia’s Youth in Revolt
By Nicholas Farrelly
In Thailand, Myanmar, and Hong Kong, Asia’s brave youth go toe-to-toe with history.
March 29, 2021
Tankie Man: The Pro-Democracy Hong Kongers Standing Up to Western Communists
By Sebastian Skov Andersen and Thomas Chan
The tankie phenomenon pits Western self-identified communists against those struggling against China's human rights abuses.
November 19, 2020
Five Eyes Countries Issue Joint Statement on Hong Kong
By Abhijnan Rej
It prompted a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson to retort with a threat seemingly straight out of the Old Testament.
November 14, 2020
What Does a Biden Presidency Mean to Hong Kong’s Democratic Movement?
By Thomas Chan
Many in the Hong Kong protest movement saw Donald Trump as their only hope, but they shouldn’t give up on the Biden administration.
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.
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.
October 27, 2020
The Next 4 Steps in Hong Kong’s March Toward Totalitarianism
By Simon Shen
The worst is yet to come for the city. Here are four warning signs to watch for.
October 21, 2020
As Thailand Protests, Hong Kong Offers Solidarity
By Jessie Lau
The Milk Tea Alliance began online, but has morphed into transnational connections between real world protests.
September 15, 2020
How Identity Politics Overshadowed Hong Kong
By Jin Kai
An interview with Wong Tsz Yuen, senior reporter at Phoenix TV, on the past, present, and future of Hong Kong through the lens of “identity politics.”
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.
August 08, 2020
China’s Legal Blitzkrieg in Hong Kong
By Ming-Sung Kuo
Beijing’s putsch in Hong Kong through legislation is executed in a way that maximum shock and awe can be felt in the world.