Hong Kong Free Press is an English language news source seeking to unite critical voices on local and national affairs. Free of charge and completely independent, HKFP arrived amid rising concerns over declining press freedom in Hong Kong and during an important time in the city’s constitutional development.
Latest posts by Hong Kong Free Press from March, 2017
Hong Kongers Say Beijing and Police ‘Incited’ the 2014 Pro-Democracy Movement, Not Protest Leaders
"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]."
Beijing's Favorite Carrie Lam Becomes Hong Kong's First Woman Leader With 777 Votes
She promised to "heal the divide" in her victory speech, but her win was met with protests by pro-democracy activists.
Hong Kong Residents Are Trolling China's New ‘Diplomacy’ Page on Facebook
When China's Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong opened an official Facebook page, it was quickly flooded with angry comments.
Red Paint, Stalking and Cyberattacks: Pro-Beijing Newspaper Condemns Escalated Violence
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.