Stories about Hong Kong (China) from April, 2015
The couple went out of their way to help 17-year-old Ho Pak-Hei, who was acquitted. Ordinary heroes like them are stepping up with proof that pro-democracy protesters were falsely accused.
The Philippine Consulate General responded, saying "discrimination should have no place in any society, most especially Hong Kong." Migrant domestic workers protested outside Regina Ip's office.
The event is part of a worldwide initiative called "Raising the Bar", which aims at making education a part of popular urban culture. Hong Kong is Asia's first host city.
She was sentenced to seven years in prison. Observers believe the "state secrets" refer to a Chinese Communist Party directive that lists "seven speak-nots" for university professors, including press freedom.