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Hong Kong government says it will not recognise BNO passports from Jan 31
(Reuters, 1/29/2021)

Hong Kong civil servants given four weeks to pledge loyalty to the government
(Reuters, 1/15/2021)

11 Hong Kongers Arrested for Allegedly Aiding Hong Kong 12 Escape
(China Digital Times, 1/14/2021, John Chan)

Dozens of Hong Kong opposition figures arrested under national security law
(CNN, 1/6/2021, James Griffiths and Jadyn Sham)

American lawyer arrested by HK police in national security crackdown
(Reuters, 1/5/2021, Reuters Staff)

Hong Kong’s top court revokes bail for Jimmy Lai
(Apple Daily, 12/31/2020)

Shenzhen detainees jailed for up to three years
(RTHK, 12/30/2020)

China drops 76ers broadcasts as Hong Kong row rumbles on
(Japan Times, 12/29/2020)

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail
(AP, 12/23/2020, Zen Soo)

US warns against travel to HK, cites security law
(RTHK, 12/18/2020)

Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai faces national security charge, bail denied as prosecution cites tweets
(AFP in HKFP, 12/12/2020)

Hong Kong police arrest 8 more opposition figures, inc. ‘Long Hair’, Eddie Chu, Figo Chan, Wu Chi-wai
(HKFP, 12/8/2020, Rachel Wong)

Pro-democracy politician Ted Hui announces his exile from Hong Kong
(Apple Daily, 12/3/2020)

Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow & Ivan Lam jailed over 2019 ‘unauthorised assembly’
(HKFP, 12/2/2020, Kelly Ho)

Twelve Hong Kong fugitives to face prosecution in China after three months in detention
(HKFP, 11/27/2020, Kelly Ho)

Man jailed for 21 months for throwing eggs at police
(RTHK, 11/26/2020, Maggie Ho)

Hong Kong’s legislature has been stripped of a vocal opposition
(The Economist, 11/14/2020, “Politics in Hong Kong: Leaving in despair”)

Hong Kong: People invited to snitch on their neighbors
(BBC, 11/5/2020)

Lam says Hong Kong police played no part in detention of 12 Hongkongers at sea after report of air surveillance
(Hong Kong Free Press, 10/6/2020)

Hong Kong 12 who fled by boat for Taiwan held in ‘criminal detention’ by China
(The Guardian, 9/14/2020)

Twelve arrested at sea while trying to flee to Taiwan from Hong Kong
(The Guardian, 8/27/2020)

Jimmy Lai’s arrest is a blow to press freedom in Hong Kong
(The Economist, 8/15/2020, “Repression in Hong Kong: In the party’s sights”)

Hong Kong postpones elections for a year ‘over virus concerns’
(BBC, 7/31/2020)

Under a new national-security law, Hong Kong is already a changed city
(The Economist, 7/11/2020, “Human rights: The party’s grip”)

Britain gives 3m Hong Kongers the right to live and work
(The Economist, 7/2/2020, “Relation with China: Getting off the fence”)

A new national-security bill to intimidate Hong Kong
(The Economist, 7/2/2020, “Hong Kong’s freedoms: The evening of its days”)

China’s draconian security law for Hong Kong buries one country, two systems
(The Economist, 7/2/2020, “Hong Kong: A safe harbour no more”)

Can Hong Kong remain a global financial centre?
(The Economist, 6/6/2020, “Hong Kong’s uncertain future: Electrical storm”)

China’s national-security bill for Hong Kong is an attempt to terrify
(The Economist, 5/30/2020, “Hong Kong’s freedoms: Rule by fear”)

China has launched rule by fear in Hong Kong
(The Economist, 5/30/2020, “Hong Kong’s freedoms: Dragon strike”)

China moves to squeeze Hong Kong’s freedoms
(The Economist, 4/25/2020, “Politics in Hong Kong: The long arm of Beijing”)

China Replaces Its Top Representative in Hong Kong With an Enforcer
(The New York Times, 1/4/2020)

Hong Kong’s democracy movement gains a big electoral boost
(The Economist, 11/28/2019, “No time for the party line”)

Hong Kong stares into the abyss
(The Economist, 11/21/2019, “Borrowed time”)

Hong Kong’s leader makes a concession to protesters
(The Economist, 9/5/2019, “Carrie Lam’s blues”)

Turmoil at the city’s airport
(The Economist, 8/17/2019, “Sit-in, stand-off”)

A proposed extradition law triggers unrest in Hong Kong
(The Economist, 6/13/2019, “A palpable loss”)

People v power: huge demonstrations rock Hong Kong
(The Economist, 6/13/2019, “The rule of law in Hong Kong”)

Draft bill would allow the extradition of criminal suspects to China’s mainland
(The Economist, 4/4/2019, “Back to the mainland”)

New law aims to stop the booing of China’s national anthem
(The Economist, 1/19/2019 “Hong Kong: One country, two song-sheets”)

Li Ka-shing: Plastic flower of the flock
(The Economist, 3/24/2018)

Contentious by-elections disappoint Hong Kong’s democrats
(The Economist (online), 3/12/2018)

If you think protest is finished in Hong Kong, think again
(The Economist, October 21st-27th, 2017, “Occupying minds”)

Ancestral land rights in Hong Kong
(The Economist, August 12th-18th, 2017, “Rural Hong Kong: Ding-Dong”)

Hong Kong, the global capital of hustle, has a rare moment of self doubt
(The Economist, August 5th-11th, 2017, “King Kong”)

Li Ka-shing to Retire as Chairman of His Global Empire by Next Year
(Wayne Ma, Wall Street Journal, 6/20/2017)

Hong Kong is preparing to choose a new leader
(The Economist, 12/17/2016)

Hong Kong faces new political turmoil
(The Economist, 11/12/2016)

Hong Kong’s unrest: Folding the umbrellas
(The Economist, 12/20/2014)

Hong Kong protests: No exit
(The Economist, 10/4/2014)

Land is to Hong Kong What Oil is to a Gulf State
(Ian Jack, The Guardian, 11/15/2007)