Protests erupted in June 2019 across Hong Kong over a now-axed extradition bill. They escalated into sometimes violent displays of dissent against police behaviour, amid calls for democracy and anger over Beijing’s encroachment.
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Policy Address 2020: Hong Kong’s Lam says restoring constitutional order an ‘urgent priority,’ hails security law
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said the government will prioritise restoring the city’s constitutional order and political system from chaos, as she again hailed the “remarkable” results of the Beijing-imposed national security law in her 2020 Policy Address. For the first time during her term, Lam delivered the annual policy address in the […]
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has reportedly been placed in solitary confinement after being remanded in custody on Monday. According to Wong’s Facebook page administrator, Correctional Services said X-Ray scans showed that there were foreign objects in Wong’s stomach, and thus he is being held in a single cell at the prison’s hospital while […]