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State Department Reiterates Assessment That Hong Kong Is No Longer Autonomous
On March 31, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reported to Congress that Hong Kong — the former British colony administered by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) — does not warrant preferential treatment under U.S....
The Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda and ideologies have received a boost from U.S. companies that self-censor and comply with the CCP’s demands in order to access and compete in China’s market.
How the CCP Intimidates US Companies
The Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda and ideologies have received a boost from U.S. companies that self-censor and comply with the CCP’s demands to access and compete in China’s market. The expectation that U.S. companies will...
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Beijing Pushes for the ‘Patriots Governing Hong Kong’ Plan
The Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, Xia Baolong, announced in a speech on February 22 that “Patriots should govern Hong Kong. Patriots governing Hong Kong” is the fundamental principle that must be followed...
Suspected triad members attack pro-democracy protesters in North Point, Hong Kong on August 5, 2019.
Thugs for Hire: The Relationship Between Beijing and the Hong Kong Triads
On the evening of July 21, 2019, dozens of masked men in white T-shirts stormed the Yuen Long train station and assaulted people returning home after a pro-democracy protest, as well as passers-by, with wooden...
View of Hong Kong from Jardine's Lookout as the sun sets.
Leaving Hong Kong to Escape the Chinese Communist Regime
Another young person has fled Hong Kong in order to avoid the brutality of the Chinese Communist regime.  The 19-year-old youth, who goes by the pseudonym “Hammer,” has endured being arrested, beaten, and harassed by...
Beijing again rebuked for undermining Hong Kong’s freedoms
Foreign ministers of the U.S., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK have jointly raised concerns over the diminishing of Hong Kong’s freedoms after Beijing enacted a new set of rules to disqualify elected legislators...
Hong Kong Holds Thanksgiving Rally After US Enacts Bills
Thousands of people waved American flags and lights in Hong Kong’s business district on the evening of November 28 as a mass expression of gratitude to the U.S. government following the passage of two bills...
A 15-Year-Old Protester Will Not Bow Down
It’s been more than 4 months since the first anti-extradition demonstration took place in Hong Kong, and young people continue their fight for freedom on the frontline of every demonstration.  This is the heart-wrenching story of...
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...
Hong Kong Protesters Allegedly Died in Clashes With Police
The protests in Hong Kong may have turned lethal at the end of August, when police officers clashed with demonstrators in the Prince Edward subway station, striking people indiscriminately with batons and raiding trains to...
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...
Hong Kong Protesters Unyielding as Threat of Military Crackdown Looms
More observers warn of a possible violent crackdown by the mainland Chinese authorities in Hong Kong as millions of residents continue to resist what they see as the dismantling of their city’s autonomy and rule...