Hong Kong national security law

Hong Kong convicts second person under national security law

Ma Chun-man was convicted of inciting secession on Monday after he was found to have chanted slogans such as "Hong Kong independence, the only way out" on 20 occasions in 2020.

published on : 26th October 2021

Top Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist loses concert venue amid crackdown

The cancellation came days after pro-Beijing newspaper Ta Kung Pao accused Ho of being "anti-China" due to her involvement in the 2019 pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong.

published on : 1st September 2021

Largest Hong Kong teachers' union disbands amid crackdown

The Hong Kong government cut ties with the pro-democracy union last week and accused it of spreading anti-Beijing and anti-government sentiment.

published on : 10th August 2021

Hong Kong pro-democracy protester given 9-year term in 1st security case

Tong Ying-kit was convicted Tuesday of inciting secession and terrorism for driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers during a July 1, 2020, rally.

published on : 30th July 2021

Hong Kong police arrest five on suspicion to publish children's books that 'incite hatred of govt'

A day earlier, four journalists from the now-defunct pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper were indicted for violations of the national security law.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Hong Kong police arrests former senior editor of defunct newspaper Apple Daily

Lam Man-chung, who was the executive editor-in-chief of Apple Daily, was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to collude with foreign forces to endanger national security.

published on : 21st July 2021

Verdict awaited as first Hong Kong security trial ends

Tong Ying-kit, 24, was tried for driving his motorbike into a group of police officers while carrying a flag bearing the protest slogan Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of our times in July last year.

published on : 20th July 2021

Hearings in Hong Kong subversion trial extended to September

Authorities say the primaries were part of a plot to paralyse Hong Kong's government and have cracked down heavily on dissent following months of anti-government protests in 2019.

published on : 8th July 2021

Hong Kong's Apple Daily editorial writer arrested at airport

Police said they arrested a 57-year-old man at the airport on Sunday night under the national security law, but did not identify him.

published on : 28th June 2021

No jury as Hong Kong's first trial under new national security law begins

Tong Ying-kit, 24, was arrested the day after the sweeping new law came into effect when he allegedly drove his motorcycle into a group of police officers during protests on July 1 last year.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, arrest five 

The paper and its jailed owner Jimmy Lai have long been a thorn in Beijing's side with unapologetic support for the financial hub's pro-democracy movement.

published on : 17th June 2021

Media tycoon Jimmy Lai, seven others handed new Hong Kong protest jail terms

Lai, who is already behind bars for taking part in earlier protests, must now serve a total of 20 months after pleading guilty to organising, participating in an unlawful assembly on 1 October 2019.

published on : 28th May 2021

'Life goes on': Carrie Lam says Hong Kong still good for businesses

Hong Kong has long been seen as one of the best places to do business globally, highly regarded for its skilled workforce, business-friendly legal system and ease of movement.

published on : 25th May 2021