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Blinken raises US concerns with China about Xinjiang, Hong Kong | Coronavirus pandemic News

‘Genocide and crimes against humanity’, erosion of ‘democratic norms’ cited by Washington in call with Beijing.United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken in...

Tiananmen vigil stifled but HK activists say history ‘not erased’ | Hong Kong Protests News

Hong Kong, China – With heavy police presence in the heart of Hong Kong having all but snuffed out any commemoration of the...

Hong Kong police out in force to prevent Tiananmen commemoration | Civil Rights News

Thousands of police were deployed in Hong Kong on Friday and the organiser of the territory’s now-banned annual vigil of China’s Tiananmen Square...

Hong Kong threatens bankers with jail time over Lai accounts | Banks News

Bankers at HSBC and Citi ignoring the directive will be ‘liable on indictment to a fine and to imprisonment for seven years’, according...

Hong Kong closes Taiwan office amid rise in diplomatic tensions | Hong Kong Protests News

Suspension of operations comes amid tension over Hong Kong’s National Security Law, activists moving to the self-ruled island.Hong Kong’s government has suspended operations...

Hong Kong freezes shares of media tycoon Lai under security law | Hong Kong Protests News

Use of security law’s powers for the first time to target a listed company could have repercussions for investor sentiment in the city.Hong...

HK’s Joshua Wong gets 10 more months in jail over June 4 assembly | Hong Kong Protests News

Prominent pro-democracy leader is already in prison and has also been charged under the national security law.Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong will...

Hong Kong’s China emigres ‘cherish’ fast-disappearing freedoms | Hong Kong Protests News

Hong Kong, China – While teaching in Hong Kong in 2011, filmmaker Ying Liang was banned from going home to mainland China after...

Joshua Wong pleads guilty over ‘illegal assembly’ in Hong Kong | Civil Rights News

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist among four people facing charges after participating in event to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen mass killing.Hong Kong democracy activist...

New immigration bill sparks fears of Hong Kong ‘exit ban’ | Civil Rights News

Hong Kong’s legislature is set to discuss a controversial immigration bill, which lawyers, diplomats and right groups fear will give authorities unlimited powers...
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