Stories about Hong Kong (China) from February, 2017
Police in Hong Kong Want It to Be Illegal to Insult Them
A crowd of more than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong this week to protest a prison sentence handed down to seven police officers convicted of assaulting a protester.
There's Talk That Beijing Could Override Hong Kong's Election Result If It Doesn't Like the Winner
“Does the election committee have any real power? What’s the point of having an election committee then?”
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."
Hong Kong's Pan-Democrats Grapple With Endorsing the ‘Lesser Evil’ for Chief Executive
"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.'"
Some Hong Kong Parents Are Worried That Their Sons Like Disney Princesses
"2020 is approaching, it is difficult to imagine that only girls can like the color pink. Such stereotypes are so outdated."
Deprived of Voting Rights, What Do Hong Kongers Think of the Chief Executive Race?
"It is about choosing puppets, because no matter who takes office, they will obey Beijing."