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Hong Kong Arrests Roman Catholic Cardinal, an Actress, and Others
May 11, 2022

Hong Kong Arrests Roman Catholic Cardinal, an Actress, and Others

By Associated Press
Cardinal Joseph Zen, singer-actress Denise Ho, lawyer Margaret Ng, and scholar Hui Po-keung were detained by Hong Kong's National Security Police on May 11.

Britain to Withdraw Judges From Hong Kong Top Court
March 30, 2022

Britain to Withdraw Judges From Hong Kong Top Court

By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka
Increasingly repressive laws enacted by China in Hong Kong have made the presence of British judges untenable.
Hong Kong Puts Mass Testing on Hold as COVID-19 Deaths Rise
March 09, 2022

Hong Kong Puts Mass Testing on Hold as COVID-19 Deaths Rise

By Associated Press
The city of 7.4 million people is in the grip of a spiraling Omicron outbreak.

Grumbling Grows as Hong Kong Sticks with Zero-COVID Policy
February 24, 2022

Grumbling Grows as Hong Kong Sticks with Zero-COVID Policy

By Alice Fung and David Rising
“The whole world knows we have to live with the virus, only the Hong Kong government does not know,” said taxi driver Chan Tai-man. 

Bio-tracked, Mistreated, Hog-tied: Immigration Detention in East Asia in 2021
December 30, 2021

Bio-tracked, Mistreated, Hog-tied: Immigration Detention in East Asia in 2021

By Surabhi Chopra and Chloe Fung
Governments in Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea routinely detain migrants in closed custodial institutions.

Hong Kong’s Embattled Apple Daily to Close by Saturday
June 23, 2021

Hong Kong’s Embattled Apple Daily to Close by Saturday

By Zen Soo and Matthew Cheng
The newspaper's parent company said that it would close due to "the current circumstances prevailing in Hong Kong."

Hong Kong’s Vaccination Drive Leaves Out Refugees
May 14, 2021

Hong Kong’s Vaccination Drive Leaves Out Refugees

By Jessie Lau
Hong Kong is one of the easiest places in the world to get a vaccine and access to public health services. Unless you’re a refugee, that is.
Taiwan Catches Two Chinese Nationals Arriving by Dinghy
May 08, 2021

Taiwan Catches Two Chinese Nationals Arriving by Dinghy

By Nick Aspinwall
At least one Chinese national said he had fled to Taiwan in search of “freedom and democracy,” raising questions about border security and refugee laws.

Reports: Dozens of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Figures Arrested
January 06, 2021

Reports: Dozens of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Figures Arrested

By Associated Press
Those arrested took part last year in an unofficial primary election that Beijing denounced as a "serious provocation."

How Can Shenzhen Replace Hong Kong?
December 12, 2020

How Can Shenzhen Replace Hong Kong?

By Jason Hung
China is planning to focus on Shenzhen as a new global hub. Will it work?

Hong Kong Activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam Jailed
December 02, 2020

Hong Kong Activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam Jailed

By Associated Press
The jailing of the activists belonging to the now-defunct Demosisto political group continues to highlight Beijing's iron grip on the autonomous territory.
Former Hong Kong Lawmakers Who Disrupted Session Arrested
November 18, 2020

Former Hong Kong Lawmakers Who Disrupted Session Arrested

By Associated Press
Ted Hui, Eddie Chu and Raymond Chan have been arrested this week over incidents in the legislature's main chamber several months ago.

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