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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,...
Hong Kong Officially Withdraws Extradition Bill
After over 20 weeks into massive protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong, the extradition bill that set off the unrest has finally been withdrawn. This spring, Hong Kong authorities proposed a...
Employee of British Consulate in Hong Kong Detained While in China
Simon Cheng Man-kit, a Hong Kong resident working as a consultant for the UK Consulate, went missing Aug. 8 while attending a business meeting in Shenzhen, the southern Chinese city that borders Hong Kong. Cheng...