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In a Major Blow to Hong Kong’s Pro-democracy Movement, ‘The Alliance’ Votes to Disband
The group responsible for the annual Tiananmen Square Massacre vigil has voted to disband at a special meeting on Saturday Sept. 25 after 32 years in operation, following months of sustained pressure by Chinese authorities...
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...
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...
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Hong Kong Group Famous for Mass Protests Disbands After Coming Under Investigation
In 2003, half a million Hongkongers marched to protest the planned activation of Article 23, which would threaten political freedoms in their city just six years after its return to China from British colonial rule. ...
Chinese spies have been trying to exploit the UK's BN(O) visa scheme, meant for Hongkongers, to gain access to the country.
Chinese Spies Attempt to Infiltrate UK Through Visa Program for Hongkongers
In July last year, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced a new visa plan for BN(O) status holders after Beijing imposed the National Security Law in Hong Kong. The visa plan was launched in January...
A local television crew interview a supporter outside the Next Media and Apple Daily headquarters in Hong Kong on June 22, 2021 as the embattled pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has been hit by a wave of resignations as authorities push to see the outspoken tabloid silenced.
Hong Kong’s Initium Media Announces Move to Singapore to Evade Communist Censorship
Initium Media, a Hong Kong-based independent media outlet, has announced its plan to relocate out of the city. The decision comes amidst the Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on press freedoms in Hong Kong following the...
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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...
Facebook Partners With CCP-controlled Hong Kong Government to Promote COVID-19 Vaccines
Facebook is teaming up with the Hong Kong government, which is controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), to push vaccination propaganda to its citizens. Less than 20 percent of Hongkongers are fully vaccinated despite...
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Hong Kong’s COVID-19 App Could Aid China’s Erosion of Local Freedoms
The adoption of an app for tracking coronavirus infections has sparked concern in Hong Kong, the Chinese port city where an authoritarian law passed last year is incrementally dismantling local freedoms and rule of law. ...
Paul Harris Pressured to Resign from the Hong Kong Bar Association
The newly elected Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, Paul Harris, has been facing pressure to step down from the role after only a few weeks in the position. Mr. Harris assumed his new...