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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Hong Kong anti-graft body probes district councillor over refusal to assist supporters of Article 23 security law
Hong Kong’s anti-corruption body has investigated a pro-democracy district councillor after he vowed to refuse assistance to citizens who support the enactment of the Article 23 national security law, the politician revealed in a Facebook post. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) staff questioned Islands District Council member Wong Chun-yeung on Wednesday about his Facebook […]
Chinese-Australian satirical cartoonist Badiucao has won the 2020 Havel Prize for his creative artwork. His work – often featured by HKFP – takes aim at the Chinese Communist Party and often expresses support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. In the official announcement last week, organisers – the Human Rights Foundation – praised Badiucao for creating […]