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John Lee, who oversaw the police response to the city's pro-democracy protests three years ago and its subsequent crackdown, resigned from his post to run for office
Explainer: With Chinese cyberspace authority's crackdown on fan clubs, understanding the power of 'fan economy'
Beyond the surface, which looks to be occupied by starstruck teens, lies a whole industry — often referred to as the "fan economy".
Lai, who is already behind bars for taking part in the protests, pleaded guilty to organising an unlawful assembly on 1 October, 2019. He will serve a total of 20 months in jail
Award-winning docu on Hong Kong protests pulled hours before first screening after criticism from pro-Beijing media
Inside the Red Brick Wall, which documents a violent standoff between police and protesters on a university campus in 2019, was due to debut in a newly opened commercial cinema in Hong Kong on Monday evening.
The Apple Daily tabloid founder was charged on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security
The charges come a day after three prominent young democracy campaigners — including Joshua Wong — were jailed for taking part in pro-democracy protests
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow jailed for 2019 anti-govt rally
All three were found guilty of organising and taking part in an unauthorised assembly near the police's headquarters at the start of the pro-democracy protests in June last year
Since the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests, pro-democracy activists have demanded greater democracy and accused China of going back on its promise to allow the people to vote freely for their leader
Canada vows to speak up for human rights in China as spat between ambassadors over asylum to Hong Kong protestors heats up
Ties between the countries are at their lowest, largely due to China’s outrage over Canada’s detention of a Huawei executive and Beijing's arrest of two Canadian 'spies'
Ambassador Cong Peiwu said that if Ottawa cares about the 3,00,000 Canadians in Hong Kong, it should support the government’s ‘efforts to fight violent crimes’
The Chinese Communist Party has rejected international criticism of the internment camps in Xinjiang and has described them as job-training centres that are necessary to fight Islamic extremism
The number of Americans named by Beijing exactly equals the number of Hong Kong and Chinese officials placed on a sanctions list by the US last week
Earlier this month, Japan's defence ministry warned that China was trying to “alter the status quo in the East China Sea and the South China Sea,” and it ranked China as a more serious long-term threat than North Korea
Britain is one of a growing number of countries to have denounced the security law in Hong Kong, which was introduced after months of pro-democracy demonstrations
Just half of the 70 seats in the Hong Kong legislature represent geographical districts that are directly elected by voters. The other half are so-called functional constituencies, most chosen by corporate voting and more likely to go to establishment candidates
The Hong Kong government insists free speech is not under threat. But on Saturday, the city’s public library system said books by some prominent activists had been removed from circulation
Support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests dips, but 49% strongly oppose China's national security law, finds survey
Events on the ground also point to a loss in momentum, with most demonstrations in recent weeks attended only by hundreds and ending quickly
'You can bark, but you can't bite': A look at why China may well call the world's bluff on Hong Kong
China long depended on Hong Kong to be everything it was not. The city’s freewheeling capitalism and personal freedoms, both absent from the mainland, made it one of the world’s premier financial hubs. Together, they flourished for decades.
China makes hay while US burns, weaves opportunistic narrative to hit out at rival and mask its own shortcomings
Social media sites in China are rife with video clips of tense standoffs between the police and protesters in the aftermath of the death last week of George Floyd, after he was pinned to the ground by a white Minneapolis police officer who has since been charged with murder
Hong Kong Police fires tear gas as protesters resist China's grip, launch first major demonstration after COVID-19 outbreak
Thousands of protesters swarmed some of Hong Kong’s busiest neighbourhoods on Sunday, singing, chanting and erecting roadblocks of torn-up bricks and debris as police repeatedly fired tear gas, pepper spray and a water cannon during the city’s largest street mobilisation in month