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· February, 2012

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from February, 2012

Video Highlights: Defending Human Rights

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia, Western Europe and Sub Saharan Africa selected...

Hong Kong, China: Visual Presentation of Why Hongkongers are Unhappy

Jing Gao from Ministry of Tofu translated an InfoGraphics published by Southern Metropolis Weekly that seeks to visualize Hong Kong people discontent.

China: Capitalizing Social Network

Jin Ge from China Bubble Watch reports on how star micro-bloggers capitalize their social network by merging their influence with e-commerce.

Hong Kong: Scandals at the Eve of Chief Executive Selection

Cyril Pereira from Asia Sentinel has an update of the latest development of the selection of Chief Executive (city mayor) in Hong Kong. All candidates picked up by the power...

Global: Vigils in Solidarity with Tibetans

Since February 2009, 23 Tibetans have self-immolated to protest for a free Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama. In the month of the Tibetan New Year, activists from...

Hong Kong: Videos Against Homophobic Bullying in Schools

A LGBT group in Hong Kong has released a series of advocacy videos against homophobic bullying in schools. Oiwan Lam reports.

Hong Kong, China: Cross-border Self-drive Tour Instigates Fear and Anger

Tension between Hong Kong and mainland China has mushroomed in recent months. While small conflicts, such as a train scuffle, have ignited fury, the recent introduction of a cross-border self-drive...

Hong Kong, China: Netizens Mock the University of Hong Kong

One netizen has recreated the University of Hong Kong's logo to mock its centennial celebration last year, arranged to take place during premier Li Keqiang's visit to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong: Oldest English Newspaper Turning Red?

Asia Sentinel has a news story about the latest development of the oldest English newspaper, South China Morning Post, in Hong Kong. The writer believes that the appointment of the...

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