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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested on illegal assembly charges

Lai, a self-made millionaire, has been a major financial patron of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

Arrested Hong Kong protesters stuck in limbo as cases grind forward

More than 7,000 protesters have been arrested amid seven months of unrest

Hong Kong protest medic organizer reportedly arrested in China

Similar charges of ‘soliciting prostitutes’ were levied at a Hong Kong employee of the British consulate detained while visiting the mainland last August

Freedom House calls for oversight on China’s efforts to influence media...

Chinese state media have invested heavily overseas, prompting concern that Beijing could remotely curtail criticism and expand its sphere of influence

Hong Kong protesters fete landslide election win for Taiwan’s Tsai

The slogan ‘Today Taiwan, Tomorrow Hong Kong’ has sprung up after the landslide win, to express the hope that Hong Kong too will one day have full democracy

Rights group urges investigation into Hong Kong police

Human Rights Watch pushes for ‘independent, impartial, and effective investigation’ into allegations

Taiwan election is make or break for fleeing Hong Kong protesters

Some protesters fear support will vanish if election is won by presidential candidate for Taiwan's Kuomintang opposition party, which favours close ties with China

Hong Kong leader pressed to end police brutality against protesters

Catholic leaders join international figures urging Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to establish independent inquiry into police conduct

Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, kick off 2020...

Demonstrations planned for New Year follow a pick up in clashes since Christmas Eve

‘We’re all family now’: Protesters gather for free Christmas dinner in...

Hundreds of anti-government protesters and their supporters gathered outside a tiny restaurant in Hong Kong for an unconventional Christmas dinner

Young democrats shake up pro-Beijing stronghold in Hong Kong

In one Hong Kong district, a political sea change following local elections lay bare a generational divide

Should democracies ban facial surveillance, or would that weaken them against...

China is taking charge of not only the international market for AI biometric surveillance, but its governance also