Stories about Hong Kong (China) from December, 2014
With Protesters Under Threat, Hong Kong Must Increase Transparency on Personal Data Requests
Protester arrests highlighted the opaque practices under which the city's law enforcement agencies and online service providers handle Internet user data.
Post-Umbrella Revolution's Politics Reflected in the Newly Launched Stand News
With tensions still sky-high in Hong Kong, the newly-formed Stand News may seek to chart new political and journalistic territory.
Hong Kong Police's Arrest of Teen ‘Shopping’ Protesters Sparks Concern
Human rights activists worry that Hong Kong police are targeting minors participating in "shopping" pro-democracy protests. Young activists may not be aware of their legal rights.
Booted From Occupy Central, Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protesters Take on New Battlefields
Until the promise of genuine democracy is fulfilled, pro-democracy advocates say they won't back down.
Why Going Viral Was a Source of Fear for One Hong Kong Citizen Journalist
Hung Lai Fong published an article under her real name about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, and when it became widely read, she began to fear retaliation from China.
Baton-Happy Police Beat Back Pro-Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong
In response to the clearing of protesters from a sit-in site last week, two student activists groups attempted to occupy roads around government headquarters. Police stopped them with force.
Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement Is Trading Umbrellas for Shopping Bags
After police aggressively cleared protesters from the Mong Kok protest site, activists encouraged supporters to go shopping there and symbolically reclaim the area.