The Hong Kong protests began in 2019 in opposition to a proposed extradition law that would have allowed the transfer of fugitives to mainland China, among other jurisdictions. The demonstrations escalated into a much wider and prolonged anti-government movement that resulted in increasingly violent clashes between protesters and police across the city. The social unrest continues to simmer amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down parts of the city.
When it comes to prosecuting anti-government protesters, Canada, the United States and Hong Kong have shown similar vengefulness.
With city’s birth rate hitting a new low and emigration continuing, a more holistic policy is called for despite an uptick in numbers.
Tsang Chi-kin, 22, who was jailed in October for nearly four years, appeared on a national security show and recounted his experience during the 2019 protests.
High Court panel of judges find insufficient evidence to back up complaints against Magistrate Cheang Kei-hong over detention centre order for then-student in 2020.
Agnes Chow’s pledge to never return to Hong Kong after fleeing overseas throws media spotlight back on young generation of opposition figures.
Conditions Agnes Chow claims were imposed on her are permitted so long as both parties agree to them, Senior Counsel Ronny Tong says.
Readers discuss the importance of seeing both sides for conflict resolution, striking a balance between development and wildlife protection, investors’ expectations, and the optimal temperature in MTR train cabins.
Ethics College in Pak Sha Wan Correctional Institution in Stanley will allow 60 male inmates to study for an applied education diploma, with 15 women joining remotely.
While many are struggling to find same type of jobs and social circle they previously enjoyed, they say their lives have changed in ways too important to give up.
Lam Cheuk-ting and 46 others were injured by white-shirted men armed with rods at MTR station on July 21 that year.
Chief executive tells Fight Crime Conference that violence seen during the months-long protests in 2019 could return at any time.
Despite proposed pay rise, big earnings gap exists between judges and lawyers in private practice.
Liu Guangyuan, deputy director of central government’s liaison office, says national security law’s implementation has improved business environment.
Government says Catholic leaders’ petition calling for release of Jimmy Lai is ‘misleading and slanderous’ and accused the clerics of undermining rule of law.
Soft resistance in many forms can also be linked to foreign agents, Secretary for Security Chris Tang says, ahead of new law to be drafted and completed by 2024.
Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office condemns US bipartisan proposal to sanction city officials and says such actions will inspire greater unity among society.
What food is ‘from Hong Kong’? Is it momos and dosa as well as siu mei? Chefs reflect the city’s shifting identity by reinterpreting classic dishes and cooking innovatively using local ingredients.
Proposed legislation an obvious attempt to intimidate judges and prosecutors, Chief Executive John Lee says.
Prosecution of Mika Yuen led to questions as to whether sedition law applicable to acts done overseas, as only two of 13 offensive posts published while she was in city.
Government spokesman says US politicians should stop acting against international law and interfering in Hong Kong issues, which are China’s internal affairs.
Raid launched after three officers were verbally abused during operation against illegal parking in Yuen Long
Johnson Leung Fai was found guilty of two counts of disclosing personal data about the officer and his family via posts on X.
Quartet pleaded guilty to inciting violence by passing resolution at student union council meeting in 2021 lauding ‘honourable sacrifice’ of man who stabbed constable.
Education secretary Christine Choi rejects suggestions changes to curriculum for primary schools introduces national education as separate subject.
West Kowloon Court hears Mika Yuen violated colonial-era sedition law by posting images of offensive banners and adding captions advocating city’s independence.
Tsang Chi-kin pleaded guilty to taking part in protest in Tsuen Wan on October 1, 2019, and attacking policeman.
District Court hears former lawmaker Lam and six others went to Yuen Long MTR station to provoke violence with others.