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In Hong Kong: No Celebration, ‘Only a National Tragedy’
October 02, 2019

In Hong Kong: No Celebration, ‘Only a National Tragedy’

By Alexandra Radu
Hong Kong entered its 17th week of protests with violent clashes and an increased riot police presence in the streets.

High-Profile Arrests, Protest Ban Mark New Phase in Attempt to Quell Hong Kong Protests
August 30, 2019

High-Profile Arrests, Protest Ban Mark New Phase in Attempt to Quell Hong Kong Protests

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Hong Kong government doubles down on its current approach: clamping down on the protests and pro-democracy leaders.
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
June 24, 2019

Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage

By Bonnie Girard
An intrepid new generation is following in the footsteps of previous Hong Kongers.

Hong Kong Protests: The View From Taiwan
June 12, 2019

Hong Kong Protests: The View From Taiwan

By James X. Morris
Hong Kong’s massive protests could be a bellwether for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election.

30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers
May 01, 2019

30 Years After Tiananmen: Hong Kong Remembers

By Benny Tai
An organizer of the 2014 Occupy Central protest explains how Hong Kong keeps the spirit of Chinese democracy alive.

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

By Charlotte Gao
Multiple student unions jointly declare their intentions to defend the freedom of speech.

When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement
August 24, 2017

When the Umbrella Closes: Hong Kong’s Embattled Democratic Movement

By Maeve Whelan-Wuest
The slow erosion of Hong Kong’s civil and political rights has reached a pivotal juncture.
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.

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

By Cal Wong
That judgment comes over two years after a police brutality case that scandalized Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
October 13, 2016

Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos

By Cal Wong
Politicians from both the protest movement and the pro-Beijing camp fueled a combative swearing-in ceremony.

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

By Cal Wong
The 2014 protests left a lasting legacy of distrust for the government and the police.
All Eyes on China’s Enforcer in Hong Kong
May 17, 2016

All Eyes on China’s Enforcer in Hong Kong

By Cal Wong
Zhang Dejiang will be the first Chinese state leader to visit Hong Kong since President Hu Jintao in 2012.

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