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Independent Trade Unions’ Diminished Voice Threatens Labor Rights in Hong Kong

Independent Trade Unions’ Diminished Voice Threatens Labor Rights in Hong Kong

By Christopher Siu-tat Mung
Under the government’s strict control, independent unions have been devastated, labor protests are prohibited, and opposition to the government’s labor policies has become rare.

What’s in Hong Kong’s New National Security Bill?

What’s in Hong Kong’s New National Security Bill?

By Kanis Leung and Zen Soo
The proposed law, which is expected to pass easily, includes stiff penalties and more power to suppress dissent, building on the 2020 National Security Law imposed by Beijing.
Hong Kong’s Legal War on a Protest Anthem

Hong Kong’s Legal War on a Protest Anthem

By Eric Lai
The attempt fits into a longer tradition of using injunction orders to check free speech – and pressuring the courts to follow political directives.

May 1 Labor Day Demonstration Still a No-Go in Hong Kong

May 1 Labor Day Demonstration Still a No-Go in Hong Kong

By Christopher Siu-tat Mung
COVID-19 set the precedent for blocking the march, then Beijing delivered the final blow.

China Virus Protests Hit Hong Kong After Mainland Rallies

China Virus Protests Hit Hong Kong After Mainland Rallies

By Kanis Leung and Zen Soo
In the biggest protests in over a year, around 100 Hong Kongers showed their support for protesters in mainland cities.

The Death of Hong Kong’s University Student Unions

The Death of Hong Kong’s University Student Unions

By Thomas Chan
Student societies have long played an important role in Hong Kong activism. Now they are dying out amid the wider crackdown on dissent.

Post-National Security Law, Hong Kong Struggles to Remember Tiananmen

Post-National Security Law, Hong Kong Struggles to Remember Tiananmen

By Jessie Lau
For the second year in a row, the customary June 4 vigil has been banned by authorities.
Twitter Unveils Bespoke Emoji Supporting Asia’s ‘Milk Tea Alliance’

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.

Asia’s Youth in Revolt

Asia’s Youth in Revolt

By Nicholas Farrelly
In Thailand, Myanmar, and Hong Kong, Asia’s brave youth go toe-to-toe with history.

Tankie Man: The Pro-Democracy Hong Kongers Standing Up to Western Communists

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.

Five Eyes Countries Issue Joint Statement on Hong Kong

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.
What Does a Biden Presidency Mean to Hong Kong’s Democratic Movement?

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.

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