Stories about Hong Kong (China) from 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]."
She promised to "heal the divide" in her victory speech, but her win was met with protests by pro-democracy activists.
When China's Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong opened an official Facebook page, it was quickly flooded with angry comments.
Hong Kong's increase in fake news prompted media activists to create the Facebook page Kau Yim to verify important information and identify fake news.
"In recent years, Hong Kong society has developed very strong prejudice against people coming from other countries."
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.