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China’s Legal Blitzkrieg in Hong Kong
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.

Australia Ends Hong Kong Extradition Treaty Over National Security Law Concerns
July 09, 2020

Australia Ends Hong Kong Extradition Treaty Over National Security Law Concerns

By Associated Press
Canberra also promised to extend visas for Hong Kongers and provide a path to permanent residency.
Will China’s New National Security Law Be the ‘Anti-Virus’ Software That Locks Down Hong Kong?
June 17, 2020

Will China’s New National Security Law Be the ‘Anti-Virus’ Software That Locks Down Hong Kong?

By Jerome A. Cohen
Parsing the legislative, judicial, and law enforcement implications of the NPC’s “bombshell” decision.

Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong
March 24, 2020

Autonomy Without Democracy Is Proving Unsustainable in Hong Kong

By Brian C.H. Fong
It’s time to bring back universal suffrage into the agenda.

The World Must Respond to Hong Kong’s Latest Politicized Arrests
March 06, 2020

The World Must Respond to Hong Kong’s Latest Politicized Arrests

By Benedict Rogers
Arresting mainstream politicians and a media mogul for peaceful protest marks a sharp escalation in the assault on Hong Kong’s freedoms.

The Future of Hong Kong’s Autonomy
October 29, 2019

The Future of Hong Kong’s Autonomy

By Brian C.H. Fong
How will China and the West respond to the Water Revolution?

Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
April 29, 2019

Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law

By Associated Press
Tens of thousands took to the streets, many carrying umbrellas in a nod to a previous 2014 protest movement.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Changes Tap Into Fears of Diminished Rights
April 10, 2019

Hong Kong’s Extradition Changes Tap Into Fears of Diminished Rights

By Eleanor Albert
Proposed changes, which would smooth extraditions to the mainland, must be seen in the broader context of Hong Kong-mainland relations.

China’s Crackdown on Hong Kong’s Freedoms Is Bad for Business
December 01, 2018

China’s Crackdown on Hong Kong’s Freedoms Is Bad for Business

By Joel Sandhu and Jill van de Walle
Limiting the impact of the U.S.-China trade war will involve upholding the unique status of Hong Kong.

Lawfare Waged by the Hong Kong Government Is Crushing the Hopes of Democrats
May 15, 2018

Lawfare Waged by the Hong Kong Government Is Crushing the Hopes of Democrats

By Benedict Rogers
In Hong Kong, the law is being used to intimidate opponents, disqualify lawmakers, and limit freedom of expression.

Human Rights Under Siege in Hong Kong
June 30, 2017

Human Rights Under Siege in Hong Kong

By Mabel Au
Beijing has signaled its intent to curtail freedom of expression and judicial independence in Hong Kong.
China's Vision for Hong Kong
June 28, 2017

China's Vision for Hong Kong

By Zheng Zhu
One Basic Law, two interpretations: the political framework behind Hong Kong's recent controversies.

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