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In Hong Kong, arrests and fear mark first day of enforcement of China's new national security law
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In Hong Kong, arrests and fear mark first day of enforcement of China's new national security law

A former British colony, Hong Kong was promised a high degree of autonomy when it returned to Chinese control in 1997. The reality, however, is somewhat different

China expresses 'approval, support' for disqualification of Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong from upcoming local elections
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China expresses 'approval, support' for disqualification of Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong from upcoming local elections

Beijing expressed 'approval, support' for disqualification of Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong from upcoming local elections, after months of protests in the semi-autonomous city

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested ahead of planned weekend protests
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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested ahead of planned weekend protests

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday ahead of another weekend of planned protests in the city which is grappling with its biggest political crisis since its handover to Beijing

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail for role in 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement
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Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail for role in 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement

Prominent Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was sent back to prison Thursday after he lost an attempt to quash a jail sentence over his leadership of huge democracy protests five years ago

Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow banned from contesting upcoming by-elections
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Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow banned from contesting upcoming by-elections

Agnes Chow, 21, a former leader of the mass Umbrella Movement protests of 2014 that called for political reform, had her nomination rejected because she supports self-determination for the semi-autonomous city, the government said

China cracks whip on pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers, Nathan Law among four disqualified from parliament
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China cracks whip on pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers, Nathan Law among four disqualified from parliament

Activists accused Beijing of crippling Hong Kong's parliament on Friday after four pro-democracy lawmakers were disqualified.

Ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Hong Kong, pro-democracy activists drape city's emblem with black flag
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Ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Hong Kong, pro-democracy activists drape city's emblem with black flag

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the city's return to China by Britain on Sunday, days before a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the handover.