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An Apple Daily newspaper is seen at a newsstand on Tuesday. Photograph:  Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid responded with defiance on Tuesday to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beiji(...)

Police detain a group of people during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images.

Hong Kong authorities said on Monday they arrested 230 people during pro-democracy protests over the weekend after a sing-along demonstration at a sho(...)

A police officer tells journalists to move back in Wan Chai in Hong Kong, China. Photograph:  Laurel Chor/Getty

The Hong Kong teenager shot at point-blank range by a policeman was charged in court on Thursday with rioting and assaulting an officer, a case that h(...)

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, attends a news conference in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photographer: Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has vowed to use “stern law enforcement” to stamp out violent protests, a day after she made announced to fo(...)

Men in white T-shirts with poles are seen in Yuen Long after anti-extradition bill demonstrators are attacked at a train station, in Hong Kong. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

The Hong Kong government has come under pressure from lawmakers to guarantee public security after thugs, accused of being triad criminal gang members(...)

Relations between the police and protesters have plummeted in Hong Kong since June 12th when police deployed rubber bullets, tear gas and batons to drive back the crowds. File photograph:  Vivek Prakash/AFP/Getty Images

As Hong Kong protesters plan their next moves in the ongoing battle over a controversial extradition Bill, relations with the police have further disi(...)

Hong Kong at night.

My friend Noreen Rice was not only one of Ireland’s best artists but also the most cosmopolitan person I have ever met. She used to tell me stories of(...)

A Hong Kong fan waves a flag that reads ‘Die for Hong Kong’ during a world cup qualifier at Mong Kok stadium in Hong Kong in 2015. File photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong football fans booed, turned their backs and brandished their middle fingers during a performance of China’s national anthem at a friendly a(...)

A protester chants slogans as she take to the streets before the 27th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square  in Hong Kong, China. Photograph:   Bobby Yip/Reuters

In searing heat, organisers were putting the finishing touches to the stage at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park, where tens of thousands are expected to gath(...)

Pro-democracy activist Ken Tsang speaks to members of the media after his trial at the Kowloon City Magistrates Court in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

This week sees two trials in Hong Kong that will revive memories of the 2014 democracy protests as seven policemen stand accused of brutally beating d(...)

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