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Jailed Hong Kong Democracy Activist: Opposing the Communist Party Is Not ‘Anti-China’
Sentenced to 15 months in prison for organizing an “unauthorized” vigil to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Hong Kong activist Chow Hang-tung is now undergoing a separate trial for her role...
Now Banned in Hong Kong, Vigil Honoring Victims of Tiananmen to Be Moved to Taiwan
Since 1990, tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Park to commemorate the hundreds of student protesters who died fighting for democratic rights in Beijing’s Tiannanmen square on June 4,...
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Jimmy Lai, 7 Others Sentenced for Urging Participation in Banned Tiananmen Vigil
On Monday, Dec. 13, Jimmy Lai, founder of the now-defunct pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, along with seven others was sentenced by a Hong Kong court to 13 months in prison for urging participation in last...
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Amnesty International Forced to Close Hong Kong Office Citing National Security Law
By the end of 2021, global human rights movement Amnesty International (AI) is scheduled to close down its offices in Hong Kong citing pressure from the national security law enacted by the Chinese Communist Party...
Citing Safety Concerns, Hong Kong Student Union Dissolves After 50 Years in Operation
The student union at the Chinese University of Hong Kong has voted to dissolve after 50-years in operation citing increased pressure by authorities and concerns for members safety, the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) has...
HONG KONG, CHINA - JULY 1: A guest holds a Chinese national flag during a morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school marking the 24th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on July 1, 2021 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong marks the 24th anniversary of the handover from Britain.
Investigation Launched After Chinese Anthem Booed, Arrests Made Due to Children’s Books
Hong Kong police have launched an investigation into the booing of the Chinese national anthem. It happened during the screening of an Olympic medal ceremony for Olympic gold medalist fencer Edgar Cheung Ka-long representing Hong...