Hong Kong
World  /  Published 14.11.21

HK not to renew Economist scribe visa

The Economist said on Saturday that Hong Kong declined to renew the visa of one its journalists, urging the city to maintain foreign media access as concerns grow about media freedoms in the global fi...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 26.10.21

Amnesty to quit HK due to China law

International rights group Amnesty International said on Monday it would close its Hong Kong offices because a China-imposed security law had now made it “effectively impossible” for right...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 04.10.21

Fear shuts Hong Kong’s largest trade union

Hong Kong’s largest independent trade union disbanded on Sunday, further stoking concerns over the space for civil society groups as a national security law and the sweeping powers it gives poli...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 09.09.21

Organisers of Tiananmen vigil arrested

Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four members of a pro-democracy group that organises the annual June 4 rally to commemorate those who died in the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, in the ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 09.08.21

HK to adopt China’s anti-sanctions law

Hong Kong’s justice secretary said on Sunday that a mainland Chinese law to counter foreign sanctions could also be adopted in the China-ruled city by writing it into Hong Kong’s mini-cons...
By Reuters in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 03.08.21

HK pop star held over byelection show

In 2018, the Cantopop singer Anthony Wong Yiu-ming performed two songs at an election rally and encouraged attendees to vote for a pro-democracy candidate for Hong Kong’s legislature. On Monday...
By Austin Ramzy in Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.21

Pegasus: Inside the panopticon

The allegations of governments spying on their citizens with Pegasus, a spyware developed by an Israeli firm, is an unwitting revelation of the bigotry of some of these nations. India’s prime mi...
By Samir Nazareth

World  /  Published 31.07.21

HK: protester gets 9 years in jail

A Hong Kong court sentenced a protester to nine years in prison on Friday for terrorism and inciting secession, highlighting the power of a sweeping new national security law to deter those who might ...
By Austin Ramzy in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 28.07.21

HK man convicted under new law

The first person charged under Hong Kong’s national security law was found guilty on Tuesday of terrorism and inciting secession in a landmark case that carries long-term implications for how th...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 07.07.21

Students held in alleged HK bomb plot

Nine people, including six secondary school students, were arrested in Hong Kong on Tuesday for allegedly plotting to set off homemade bombs in courts, tunnels and trash cans as political tensions ris...
By AP in Hong Kong


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