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The Lunar New Year celebration has begun in China, but it comes as Hong Kong security forces continue to prosecute those swept up in a wave of arrests under the new national security law imposed by the mainland, including some…
By Divya Gopalan
United Nations human rights officials are blasting the national security law China imposed two months ago on Hong Kong. Beijing says the crackdown was necessary to bring stability to the semi-autonomous city after months of protests, some of which became…
Hong Kong police arrested 16 people Wednesday, including two opposition lawmakers, on rioting charges from pro-democracy demonstrations last year. Beijing’s power to punish its critics is increased due to a new national security law allowing authorities to sentence demonstrators to…
By Nick Schifrin
Hong Kong police have made their first major arrests under a new national security law, detaining four young people on suspicion of inciting secession.
By Associated Press
By Zen Soo, Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
With Britain the latest country to scrap its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the focus in the semi-autonomous city has returned to the concerns about China’s legal system that sparked months of anti-government protests last year.
By Zen Soo, Associated Press
Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents turned up over the weekend to vote in an unofficial primary election held by the city’s pro-democracy camp as it gears up to field candidates for an upcoming legislative poll.
The reverberations from China’s new national security law, which restricts freedom of speech in Hong Kong, continue. Nathan Law is a prominent pro-democracy activist who fled Hong Kong after the crackdown. He joins Nick Schifrin to discuss what protesters on…
Hong Kong is reeling from the impact of a new national security law imposed by the central government in Beijing. After nearly 25 years of relative freedom, residents are confronting a new reality in the semi-autonomous city. And the change…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly announced it will not convene in person this September due to the pandemic. It’s the first time that's happened in the world body’s 75-year history. Also, in Hong Kong, hundreds…
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