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· January, 2021

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from January, 2021

WATCH: ‘The Milk Tea Alliance'—Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong's unified fight for democracy’

Missed the live-stream of the Global Voices Insights webinar on the "Milk Tea Alliance"? Here's a replay.

Join us LIVE on January 29 for ‘The Milk Tea Alliance: Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong's unified fight for democracy’

Join us for a lively discussion about the impact of the transnational youth protest movement which united countries in Asia in the fight for democracy.

Chinese-Australian cartoonist Badiucao walks a fine line to avoid being politically hijacked

For Badiucao, the best way to spread the message of universal human rights is through his art, but even within Australia's Chinese communities, the narratives are both complex and nuanced.

Hong Kong protesters’ ‘Brick Arches’ wins Beazley Designs’ People’s Choice Award

Made from ordinary bricks, these small structures were used by Hong Kong protestors as roadblocks to slow down police vehicles.

Hong Kong’s Kim Jong-un impersonator reveals he was arrested in October

Hong Kong’s Kim Jong-un impersonator has revealed he was arrested in October for possessing a firearm without a licence, which he denies; he says his political performances are to blame.

What awaits Hong Kong in 2021?

Mass arrests, blocking of websites, end of judicial independence, among other issues, seem to be in store for Hong Kong this year.

Lax regulations behind surge in Hong Kong's ‘nano flats,’ land use group says

"You can fry a fish while sitting on the bed."

Mass arrests in Hong Kong of participants in the pro-democracy camp's July 2020 primaries

A number of pro-democracy organizations and media outlets also received court orders directing them to hand in documents related to police investigations.

Interview: Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker says education has become a scapegoat for the protests

Ip Kin-yuen, who is the vice-president of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union, told HKFP that while the situation is very grim, he is still hopeful that 2021 could bring...

Hong Kong pro-establishment camp uneasy about leadership takeover by newcomers

The new Bauhinia Party was established by a group of businessmen with mainland Chinese backgrounds.

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