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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Do not attempt to separate Taiwan from China or commit secession on “Double Ten Day,” Hong Kong’s head of the Security Bureau warned in an interview published on Thursday. Secretary for Security Chris Tang said in a Singtao Daily interview that he was aware that there might be “serious violations of the law” on October […]
Exclusive: Hongkongers are on the right side of history, says artist Ai Weiwei – ‘I am very proud of them’
Hong Kong artists can still find ways to express themselves despite the challenges posed by growing political censorship, leading Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei believes. After years of delay, the city is set to open its M+ museum, touted as Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture, on November 12 as part of the […]