Tag Archives: Hong Kong

  • Hundreds march in Taiwan to support 12 arrested Hong Kongers

    Hundreds of people marched in Taiwan's capital on Sunday to demand the release of 12 Hong Kong anti-government protesters who were arrested by mainland Chinese authorities in August. ...

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong reveals fear of arrest

    Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong told Sunday how he constantly feared arrest following the imposition of a new security law in Hong Kong, in a virtual appearance at British book festival. ...

  • Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newspaper, arrests owner

    Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested Monday and led in handcuffs through his newspaper office as police raided the building, part of a sweeping crackdown on dissent since China imposed a security law on the city. ...

  • US slaps sanctions on Hong Kong leader in new offensive on China

    The United States slapped sanctions Friday on Hong Kong's leader after effectively forcing Chinese internet giants TikTok and WeChat to end all US operations in a twin diplomatic-commercial offensive set to grow ahead of US elections. ...

  • Hong Kong postpones elections by a year over coronavirus pandemic

    Hong Kong's democracy supporters were dealt a huge blow Friday as authorities postponed local elections for a year because of the coronavirus, capping a devastating month of political disqualifications, arrests for social media posts. ...

  • Democracy activist Joshua Wong launches bid for Hong Kong legislature

    Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong applied on Monday to run for a seat in the Chinese-ruled city’s legislature, raising the prospect of a battle with authorities after being barred from running in previous polls. ...

  • China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony, prompting Beijing to warn of retaliatory sanctions. ...

  • Hong Kong man first to be charged under new China security law

    A man carrying a “Liberate Hong Kong” sign as he drove a motorcycle into police at a protest against the territory’s Chinese rulers became on Friday the first person charged with inciting separatism and terrorism under a new security law. ...

  • Hong Kong activists discuss ‘parliament-in-exile’ after China crackdown

    Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to keep the flame of democracy alive and send a message to China that freedom cannot be crushed, campaigner Simon Cheng told Reuters. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal China is playing with fire in Hong Kong

    The rest of the world should not remain a mere spectator of the events in Hong Kong. The people must rise, and the governments must take action. ...