Pro Democracy Protests
World  /  Published 12.08.20

Defiant tabloid vows to fight on

Media mogul freed on bail; Apple Daily boosts print run; HK readers queue up to buy copy of paper...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 11.08.20

HK media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested

Concerns arise that the new security law would be used to silence critical voices and curb the city’s freewheeling press ...
By Austin Ramzy , Tiffany May in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.08.20

HK postpones elections to 2021

Leader Carrie Lam cites spike in novel coronavirus cases as reason...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 29.07.20

HK university sacks veteran activist

Benny Tai was a leading figure in 2014 'Umbrella' protests, which paralysed the city for 79 days as demonstrators occupied main roads demanding greater democracy...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 25.07.20

HK couple charged with rioting found not guilty

Elaine To and Henry Tong made headlines when they got married in August, days after they were booked...
By New York Times News Service in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 06.07.20

Hong Kong: Books of activists vanish

Review of works ordered after introduction of sweeping security law...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 05.07.20

HK extradition treaty frozen by Canada

Foreign minister condemned the 'secretive' way new Chinese legislation had been enacted ...
By Reuters in Ottawa

World  /  Published 04.07.20

UK asylum for HK consulate ex-staffer

Simon Cheng worries that ‘they will take my family members as hostage’...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 04.07.20

Beijing appoints HK security chief

Yanxiong among a host of officials appointed by Beijing as it tightens control over the former British colony...
By Reuters in Beijing

Photos  /  Published 03.07.20

Protesters get pepper pellets, posters purged

Police use force to detain activists, authorities remove pro-democracy pamphlets ...
By AP in Hong Kong


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