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Stories about Hong Kong (China)
27 April 2017
"A majority [of media workers in Hong Kong] have expressed an increasing pressure which results in deliberate self-censorship."
20 April 2017
Hong Kong has strong legal protections against telephone surveillance, but scant protections for Internet-based communication.
16 April 2017
10 April 2017
"There is no point in disputing your app store decision with respect to mainland China…but Hong Kong and Taiwan [...] operate under independent legal systems."
29 March 2017
"I am one of the Occupy protesters and I was incited by the police’s decision to fire 87 rounds of tear gas [at demonstrators]."
27 March 2017
She promised to "heal the divide" in her victory speech, but her win was met with protests by pro-democracy activists.
23 March 2017
5 March 2017
2 March 2017
These threats have led to speculation that Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing camp is fragmented and that Chinese President Xi Jinping is prepared to eradicate a powerful sector within the Communist Party.
25 February 2017
“Does the election committee have any real power? What’s the point of having an election committee then?”
21 February 2017
Hong Kong Police and Pro-Beijing Groups Protest After Court Convicts Officers of Assaulting Activist
"Police misconduct is not frightening as these are single cases. What's frightening is police wrongdoing can be justified by politics."
14 February 2017
"The slogan of rebuilding trust, unity and hope is just an empty promise. It is just a local version of the Chinese Communist Party’s 'harmonious society.'"
10 February 2017
8 February 2017
15 January 2017
11 January 2017
After a cultural project proceeds without public consultation and the government spends even more money on a television series to promote it, Hong Kongers stage acts of protest through selfies.
9 January 2017
6 January 2017
The survey also found that despite young people’s frequent online activity, most of them seldom participated in offline political events.
3 January 2017
"In a time of chaos, we must distinguish right from wrong; when society is restless, we must stick to reason and fairness."
2 January 2017
Twenty-six-year-old journalist Zhao Sile won a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award for her 2016 story, "The Fate of Chinese Rights NGOs."