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Tensions Over Pro-Independence Posters at a Hong Kong University Escalate
September 11, 2017
Tensions Over Pro-Independence Posters at a Hong Kong University Escalate
Multiple student unions jointly declare their intentions to defend the freedom of speech.
Tensions Over Pro-Independence Posters at a Hong Kong University Escalate
When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
August 24, 2017
When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
The slow erosion of Hong Kong’s civil and political rights has reached a pivotal juncture.
When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
China's Vision for Hong Kong
June 28, 2017
China's Vision for Hong Kong
One Basic Law, two interpretations: the political framework behind Hong Kong's recent controversies.
China's Vision for Hong Kong
Hong Kong Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester
February 28, 2017
Hong Kong Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester
That judgment comes over two years after a police brutality case that scandalized Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
October 13, 2016
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
Politicians from both the protest movement and the pro-Beijing camp fueled a combative swearing-in ceremony.
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
September 29, 2016
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
The 2014 protests left a lasting legacy of distrust for the government and the police.
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
All Eyes on China’s Enforcer in Hong Kong
May 17, 2016
All Eyes on China’s Enforcer in Hong Kong
Zhang Dejiang will be the first Chinese state leader to visit Hong Kong since President Hu Jintao in 2012.
All Eyes on China’s Enforcer in Hong Kong
Why Did Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Fail?
April 06, 2016
Why Did Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Fail?
The key to a successful protest in Hong Kong: economic pressure.
Why Did Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Fail?
A Fishball Revolution and Umbrella Soldiers: The Battle for Hong Kong's Soul
February 17, 2016
A Fishball Revolution and Umbrella Soldiers: The Battle for Hong Kong's Soul
In Hong Kong, fears over a lost identity are manifesting in very different ways.
A Fishball Revolution and Umbrella Soldiers: The Battle for Hong Kong's Soul
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
March 04, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
The national "Chinese" identity is losing ground in both Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
Chinese Activists Cut Across Indochina in Search of Asylum
January 30, 2015
Chinese Activists Cut Across Indochina in Search of Asylum
The couple have spent three months trekking through China, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Chinese Activists Cut Across Indochina in Search of Asylum
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