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.
LATEST NEWS & VIEWS ON THE 2019 PROTEST MOVEMENT
By Kevin Schoenmakers and Claire Liu Twitter users are liking and sharing fewer tweets by Chinese news outlets since the social media platform started labeling them as state-affiliated, an analysis by the China Media Project shows. Comparing tweets from a sample of 33 official Chinese accounts on Twitter for 50-day periods immediately before and after […]
Hong Kong court upholds ex-democratic lawmaker’s assault conviction for using loudspeaker near police officer
A Hong Kong court rejected on Wednesday the appeal of a former pro-democracy lawmaker against his conviction of assault for using a loudspeaker near a police officer. Au Nok-hin was convicted of two charges of assault last April and sentenced to 140 hours of community service for using a loudspeaker near two officers during a […]