Hong Kong

China v Jimmy Lai: a tycoon, a trial and the erosion of Hong Kong’s rule of law
(The Guardian, 12/15/22, Verna Yu)

Hong Kong protester dragged into Manchester Chinese consulate grounds and beaten up
(BBC, 10/17/22, Lok Lee and Elsa Maishman)

An Anatomy of Erasure: How a free and open Hong Kong became a police state
(The Economist, 07/01/22)

Rewritten Schoolbooks Say Hong Kong Was Never British Colony
(Bloomberg, 06/14/22, Krystal Chia)

The Symbol of a New, Darker Hong Kong
(The Atlantic, 05/25/22, Timothy McLaughlin)

Denial of bail is silencing Hong Kong’s democrats
(BBC News, 04/28/22, Michael Bristow)

Erosion of Freedoms
(China Digital Times, 03/31/22, Oliver Young)

HK’s population fell by 23,600 last year: officials
(RTHK, 02/28/2022)

For two years, Hong Kong held off the pandemic. Then, everything fell apart
(Washington Post, 02/16/2022, Shibani Mahtani and Theodora Yu)

Changes in Leadership Emphasize Antiterrorism Approach in Hong Kong
(China Digital Times, 01/11/22, Oliver Young)

China crushes Hong Kong’s independent news outlets
(The Economist, 1/8/22, “Hong Kong’s media: Showing who’s boss”)

Hong Kong ‘patriots’ poll results: Lowest election turnout yet, as pro-govt candidates sweep into legislature
(HKFP, 12/20/21, Selina Cheng)

So long, Hong Kong: Asia’s business hub loses its luster
(Nikkei Asia, 11/17/21, Pak Yiu)

First they came for the Hong Kong protesters. Then they came for their lawyers.
(Washington Post, 11/03/21, Editorial Board)

Legal aid reform: Critics fear right to choose lawyer will be undermined but Hong Kong gov’t advisor says plan will be ‘fairer’
(HKFP, 10/25/21, Selina Cheng)

Hong Kong disqualifies 10 more district councillors over ‘invalid’ oaths of loyalty, no explanation given
(HKFP, 09/30/21, Rhoda Kwan)

With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line
(Reuters, 09/17/21, Clare Jim and Farah Master)

Google handed user data to Hong Kong authorities despite pledge after security law was enacted
(HKFP, 09/11/21, Selina Cheng)

Hong Kong man given 9-year sentence in first security law case
(Nikkei Asia, 07/30/21, Michelle Chan)

‘Liberate Hong Kong’ slogan was about uniting freedom-loving people, political scientist testifies
(Stand News, 07/09/21, Holmes Chan)

Modern-Day Martyr: Meet The Self-Made Billionaire Who Is Sacrificing It All For God
(The Federalist, 07/01/21, Christopher Bedford)

How China’s security law changed Hong Kong forever in 12 months
(Bloomberg, 06/29/21, Iain Marlow)

What could break Hong Kong’s property market?
(The Economist, 6/5/21, “Hong Kong: Failure to land”)

China’s Communist Party chips away at Hong Kong business houses
(The Economist, 5/22/21, “Hong Kong’s tycoons: Check your privilege”)

Hong Kong legislators pass ‘patriotic’ oath law
(Reuters, 05/12/21)

Xi Finalizes Hong Kong Election Changes, Cementing China Control
(Bloomberg, 03/29/21, K. Lindberg)

US sanctions 24 Hong Kong and Chinese officials ahead of Blinken meeting with Beijing
(CNN, 03/17/21, James Griffiths)

Hong Kong’s new security bill is being put to its biggest use yet
(The Economist, 3/6/21, “Dissent in Hong Kong: The law kicks in”)

To crush democracy, China is changing Hong Kong’s political rules
(The Economist, 03/13/21, “Hong Kong politics: Democracy, China’s way”)

Hong Kong’s SIM card registration plan aims to sow fear, distrust and self-censorship
(HKFP, 02/05/21, Shui-Yin Sharon Yam)

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)

Hong Kong arrests dozens of pro-democracy activists
(The Economist, 1/7/21, “Hong Kong: Cut down in the primary”)

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

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)