With the arrest of Japanese photographer Michiko Kiseki Hong Kong’s media repression has been expanded to foreign journalists.
Hong Kong articles on Democracy Chronicles
After joining China, Hong Kong has struggled to maintain its democratic nature against pressures from the mainland but a determined pro-democracy population refuses to give ground. Keep an eye on this key city. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
PayPal Terminates Hong Kong Account of Democracy Group
The account of one of the last pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong with online payment processor, PayPal, has been terminated.
Hong Kong Book Fair Bars Democracy Publishers
Three independent publishers have been barred from the annual book fair in Hong Kong, because of their support for democracy.
Prominent Hong Kong Democracy Advocates Arrested
China has made new arrests in its crackdown against democracy in Hong Kong. Among the five arrested is retired Cardinal Joseph Zen.
Covid-19 Threatens Detained Hong Kong Democracy Leaders
COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Hong Kong. The spread of the virus poses a serious threat to detained pro-democracy campaigners.
Hong Kong Youth Activists Continue To Live In Fear
Those identified from protests in 2019 face continuing fears of retribution under the now-authoritarian regime in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong University Covers Up Tiananmen Crackdown Memorial
Hong Kong’s oldest university covered up one of the last public memorials to the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown Saturday,
Hong Kong Democracy Activist Released From Prison
Leung, who was jailed in 2018, first used a slogan that was popular during the 2019 protests and has since been declared illegal.
Hong Kong Journalists Remain Defiant Despite Media Clampdown
After two independent media outlets shut down in Hong Kong in recent weeks, journalists speak of witnessing the end of an era.
Hong Kong News Outlet To Close Amid Crackdown
A Hong Kong online news site said Sunday it would cease operations due to deteriorating press freedoms in the once democratic city.