Security law: Dozens of Hong Kong democrats to spend festive season in detention – subversion trial date still unclear
Activist “Fast Beat” Tam Tak-chi raised a hand gesture signalling “Five demands, not one less” and shouted the illegal protest slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times.”
Despite the apparent purge of Hong Kong universities, changing people’s minds is harder than it looks
It is quite easy, on the other hand, to produce an appearance of agreement by suppressing the expression of views you don’t agree with, but this is hardly compatible with the life of a university, writes Tim Hamlett.
Hong Kong issues arrest warrants for two self-exiled ex-politicians after they urged election protest votes, boycott
Anyone urging others to cast protest votes faces three years behind bars and fines of up to HK$200,000. The authorities have warned that the law applies globally.
Covid-19: Gov’t quarantine and daily testing for Hong Kong returnees from southern Africa amid Omicron fears
Arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe who are not Hong Kong residents and have not been vaccinated will be banned from the city.
Hong Kong election pledge of ‘no change’ among candidate introductions, only 4 of 153 mention democracy
Chen Xiaofeng launched his platform under the slogan “no change,” whilst Liu Tin-shing channelled Barack Obama with “yes we can.”
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary John Lee praised the upcoming polls as a “competitive and quality” election that will select lawmakers who will help “build Hong Kong.”
The missing episode included a joke about censorship of the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre.