Clarisse Yeung Suet-ying  stands outside the West Kowloon court buildings  after being released on bail in Hong Kong, China, on Friday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

China’s parliament is poised this week to pass a draconian new Hong Kong election law that will sharply reduce the proportion of democratically electe(...)

A large-scale pro-democracy demonstration in Hong Kong on January 1st, 2020. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

China’s top lawmaking body has formally unveiled plans to ensure only “patriots” can govern Hong Kong, as Beijing tightens its grip on the city with e(...)

US lawyer John Clancey  in Hong Kong. Photogrpah: Anthony Wallace/AFP

The first expatriate to be arrested under Hong Kong’s new national security law has appealed to local democracy activists not to give up hope, compari(...)

Members of the media and police officers surround a vehicle carrying John Clancey after his arrest on Wednesday during an apparent crackdown on pro-democracy figures. Photograph: Chan Long Hei/Bloomberg.

Hong Kong police have arrested 53 pro-democracy politicians in one of the biggest purges of the city’s opposition since Beijing imposed a tough new na(...)

People enter a venue in Hong Kong on Saturday, where  pro-democracy unions are holding a vote to ask members whether they will participate in a city-wide strike and whether they support China’s plans to impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty

China will have overarching powers over the enforcement of a new national security law in Hong Kong, according to details released on Saturday that s(...)

People walk past riot police  in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

China’s legislature has approved a decision to force a controversial national security law on Hong Kong, in an extraordinary and unprecedented move ai(...)

 Hong Kong riot police issue a warning as they try to clear away people gathered in the Central district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong riot police fired pepper-ball rounds and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday, as thousands of protesters took to the streets to oppos(...)

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, speaks while wearing a protective mask during a news conference in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photograph: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg

Simmering discontent in Hong Kong is coming to the boil again. No longer inhibited to the same extent by pandemic fears, angry citizens are returning (...)

Pro-democracy MPs hold up a picture of Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Photograph: AP Photo/Kin Cheung

Hong Kong’s leader was forced to abandon a state of the union-type address on Wednesday after opposition lawmakers shouted her down in chaotic scenes (...)

Hundreds of mothers protest against the amendments to the extradition law in Hong Kong on Friday, June 14th. Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP

One of Hong Kong’s most senior government advisers has said it is “impossible” to continue discussion of a controversial extradition Bill against a ba(...)

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