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Tiananmen Vigil Organizers Ordered to Take Down Online Content Amidst Sustained Attacks by Hong Kong Police
In yet another attack on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong by authorities wielding the National Security Law (NSL) the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (The Alliance) has been ordered to...
The Chinese real estate group, Evergrande, is facing issues with debt repayments.
China’s Evergrande Conglomerate Reels Under Payment Issues, Threatening Chinese Economy
China’s real estate giant, Evergrande, is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, unable to service its debts. One of the most indebted private conglomerates in China, the company’s shares, listed in Hong Kong, have crashed...
June 4th Museum Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre Victims Raided by Hong Kong Police
On Thursday, Aug. 9 Hong Kong police raided the premises of the now closed June 4th Museum that was opened to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. The reasoning surrounding the raid...
Citing Foreign Collusion, Hong Kong Police Arrest Local Pro-Democracy Leader, Chow Hang-tung and Others
On the morning of Wednesday Sept. 8, four leaders of the pro-democracy group, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements, known for organizing the city’s annual 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre vigil, were...
Hong Kong Speech Therapists Who Published Children’s Books About Wolves and Sheep Have Bail Revoked, Remanded into Custody
Three Hong Kong speech therapists who have been accused of sedition after publishing children’s books featuring sheep and wolves have had their bail revoked by the West Kowloon Magistrates Courts.  Fong Tsz-ho, 26, Sidney Ng...
Hong Kong’s Largest Union Halts Operations Following State-Backed Media Attacks
Hong Kong’s largest union, The Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU), founded in 1973, seized operations on Tuesday citing “huge pressure” following a series of hit pieces published by the Chinese Communist Party’s state-run media.  Today, the...
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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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Falun Gong Under Renewed Pressure in Hong Kong as Establishment Lawmakers Call for Ban
New security chief declines to comment on legality of spiritual group persecuted in mainland China, but says investigation underway News analysis Falun Gong, the spiritual practice banned and persecuted in mainland China since 1999, is...
Apple Daily journalists get emotional after thanking supporters gathered outside their office in Hong Kong early on June 24, 2021, as the pro-democracy tabloid was forced to close after 26 years under a sweeping new national security law.
UK Government Uncommitted to Strong Action Against China While ‘Hong Kong is Getting Darker’
July 1, 2021, was the 24th anniversary of the UK’s handover of Hong Kong, which ended the 156-year British occupation of the region. June 30, 2021, marked one year since China imposed the National Security...
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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,...
Two Executives of Apple Daily Charged; Hongkongers Come Out in Droves to Snatch Up Copies of the Paper
Two executives of the embattled Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily were charged on Friday, June 18, after hundreds of police officers raided their headquarters and apprehended them in what has been largely panned as a...
Apple Daily Raided by Hong Kong Police; Several Arrested Under ‘National Security Law’
An estimated 400 police officers raided the Hong Kong offices of independent news outlet Apple Daily on Thursday, June 17, arresting several executives including its editor-in-chief in what is being described as a “blatant attack”...