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Hong Kong’s National Security Council Caught Up in Luxurious Dinner Party Scandal
On July 13, various media reported that three senior Hong Kong security officials and members of Hong Kong's National Security Council had attended a luxurious dinner party held by the mainland real estate company Evergrande...
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Infamous Article 23 May See Comeback as Communist Party’s Grip on Hong Kong Tightens
A long-dormant piece of legislation in Hong Kong’s Basic Law may be brought into action as the mainland Chinese regime tightens its political grip over the bustling port and financial hub.  Multiple Hong Kong officials,...
As the Chinese Communist Party continues to crush Hong Kong's freedom and democracy, now only "patriots" who are loyal to the Party may run for office.
Disintegration of Democracy With CCP-Controlled ‘Patriot’ Electoral System Approved for Hong Kong
Beijing has approved its ‘patriot’ plan in Hong Kong which mandates that all positions of political power in the region’s administration be held by people loyal to China, that is, the Chinese Communist Party. Critics...
The National People's Congress of China passed electoral reforms that give Beijing the power to ensure that only loyalists will be elected in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Electoral Reforms Ensure Only Loyal Chinese Patriots Can be Elected
The National People’s Congress of China passed electoral reforms that give Beijing the power to ensure that only loyalists will be elected in Hong Kong. Many believe that the move is stepping away from democracy...
If recent surveys prove to be accurate predictors of what vaccination roll-outs will look like in China, then less than half of China’s population will be getting the jab.
At Least 50 Percent of Chinese Citizens Reluctant to get COVID-19 Vaccination, Surveys Show
If recent surveys prove to be accurate predictors of what vaccination roll-outs will look like in China, then less than half of China’s population will be getting the jab. Mistrust in the government and confidence...
The government of Hong Kong has lifted lockdown restrictions that were imposed in the Jordan area of Yau Tsim Mong district in Kowloon.
Hong Kong Finally Lifts Lockdown Restrictions in Kowloon
The government of Hong Kong has lifted lockdown restrictions that were imposed in the Jordan area of Yau Tsim Mong District in Kowloon. The lockdown was placed after incidents of coronavirus infections came to light....
Pro-democracy activist Lester Shum shows his charge sheet to the members of the media after leaving Western Police Station on January 7, 2021 in Hong Kong, China. Over 50 Hong Kong opposition figures were arrested under the national security law in the largest operation yet against Beijing's critics, deepening a crackdown sweeping the financial hub. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
Arrests of Hong Kong Dissidents Receive Widespread International Condemnation
Secretaries of State from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States signed a joint letter on Jan. 9 condemning the arrest of 55 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on charges of violating Communist...
Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Leader Says She Has Piles of Cash at Home After US Sanctions
In early August, the Trump administration blacklisted 11 officials from China and Hong Kong for their roles in eroding the autonomy of Hong Kong. The sanctions followed Beijing’s move to implement the National Security Law...
Falun Gong practitioners take part in a parade through Washington, D.C. in July 2017 to protest the Chinese regime's persecution of their faith. The U.S. Department of State (state department) led by Trump administration official Mike Pompeo has imposed the first U.S. sanctions on a CCP official for persecuting Falun Gong.
US Issues First Sanctions Targeting Beijing for Persecution of Falun Gong
The U.S. Department of State has sanctioned multiple foreign officials for their roles in politically motivated extrajudicial killings and severe violations of religious freedom, including the persecution of Falun Gong, the agency announced in the...
HONG KONG, CHINA - AUGUST5: Pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow Ting (L), Joshua Wong (C) and Ivan Lam Long-yin (R) speak to the press outside the court for illegal assembly charges in relation to a protest outside the city's police headquarters in June 2019, at West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts on August 5, 2020 in Hong Kong, China.
Hong Kong Sentences Democracy Activists for Violating National Security Law
On Dec. 2, a Hong Kong court sentenced pro-democracy leaders Joshua Wong,  Ivan Lam, and Agnes Chow Ting to 13 1/2 months, 7 months, and 10 months in prison respectively, for three counts of inciting,...
‘Persist in 2020’: 1 Million Hongkongers Take Part in New Year March
Hong Kong saw as many as a million people march on New Year’s Day 2020, chanting pro-democracy slogans as they crowded the streets that afternoon.  Marchers held signs and flags emblazoned with protest slogans, such...
Why Hong Kongers Are So Desperate to Stop the Mainland Extradition Law
A Hong Kong bill that would allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China has sparked what are by far the biggest protests in the city since 1997, when the United Kingdom handed its colony...