Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong news site Citizen News shuts as pro-Beijing lawmakers sworn in

Citizen news founders stated that the website will stop publishing as the deteriorating media freedom make it unclear whether their reporting violates the law.

published on : 3rd January 2022

More Tiananmen massacre memorials removed in Hong Kong

The action testifies to the ruling Communist Party’s efforts to erase the events from the public consciousness, it also comes as the party snuffs out democratic challenges in Hong Kong.

published on : 24th December 2021

Hong Kong democracy group behind massive protests disbands

The group, which also organized an annual protest march marking the semiautonomous territory's handover to China in 1997, is the largest to disband amid a sweeping crackdown on dissent in the city.

published on : 15th August 2021

Hong Kong court convicts former waiter of terrorism in first national security trial

The watershed ruling lays down a new marker in the city's changing legal landscape and confirms that certain political slogans are now outlawed in the international finance hub.

published on : 27th 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

Hong Kong protest documentary gets late Cannes slot

"Revolution of our Times" shows the Hong Kong government's violent suppression of protests sparked by the introduction of an extradition bill allowing Hong Kong citizens to be handed over to China.

published on : 16th July 2021

Hong Kong's top security official named as city's chief secretary amid clampdown

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said that Secretary for Security John Lee would replace Matthew Cheung as the city's chief secretary, while police chief Chris Tang would take over Lee's role.

published on : 25th June 2021

Days after editors' arrest, Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper says it may shut down

An internal department memo sent to some employees at Apple Daily also stated that those who wish to resign immediately could do so.

published on : 21st June 2021

Hong Kong pushes for CCTV cameras in classrooms to monitor teachers' speech

"The recordings can help schools monitor their teaching, and can also prove some innocent if they are smeared," Cheung said as quoted by SCMP.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong says barred from election

Wong, one of the prominent figures in the otherwise leaderless movement, accused the government of 'political screening' after an election officer ruled his nomination for the November poll invalid.

published on : 29th October 2019