China has made new arrests in its crackdown against democracy in Hong Kong. Among the five arrested is retired Cardinal Joseph Zen.
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COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Hong Kong. The spread of the virus poses a serious threat to detained pro-democracy campaigners.
Those identified from protests in 2019 face continuing fears of retribution under the now-authoritarian regime in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong’s oldest university covered up one of the last public memorials to the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown Saturday,
Leung, who was jailed in 2018, first used a slogan that was popular during the 2019 protests and has since been declared illegal.
After two independent media outlets shut down in Hong Kong in recent weeks, journalists speak of witnessing the end of an era.
A Hong Kong online news site said Sunday it would cease operations due to deteriorating press freedoms in the once democratic city.
If Hong Kong was ever a democracy, 2021 witnessed the end of all forms of democratic practice in the city, courtesy of China.
Hong Kong University officials have dismantled the ‘pillar of shame’ erected to memorialize the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.
Efforts by Hong Kong authorities and last-ditch canvassing by candidates failed to improve turnout in “patriots”-only election on Sunday.