The U.S. on Tuesday issued a sweeping new advisory warning against travel to mainland China and Hong Kong, citing the risk of “arbitrary detention" and “arbitrary enforcement of local laws."
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government will postpone highly anticipated legislative elections by one year, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong filed candidacy papers Monday for upcoming legislative elections in Hong Kong, where the new national security law could prevent opposition candidates from taking seats.
A former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong says he was detained and tortured by Chinese secret police.
Hong Kong police warned protesters on Thursday that they were moving “one step closer to terrorism” by sinking the city into chaos.
University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from two Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city's 5-month-long anti-government unrest.
Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists.
Hong Kong is a small territory that is concerned about its future. China is likewise concerned, but for different reasons.
Facebook and Twitter said they both removed several fake accounts tied to a state-backed campaign to spread disinformation about pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.