The best original reporting from the Hong Kong Free Press team.
In Pictures: Why are Hong Kong’s beaches still closed? Shek O businesses decry continuing Covid shutdown
Shek O, one of the most popular beaches at the far east end of Hong Kong Island, appears to be unusually quiet at the end of the 2020 summer season. Parking spaces are readily available, there are no queues for the minibus, and the picturesque shore-front alleyways are quiet. Only a few couples in wedding […]
Interview: Law prof and rights expert Michael Davis says Beijing putting ‘severe pressure’ on Hong Kong courts, security law a rights violation
Beijing’s new national security law is aimed at crushing dissent in Hong Kong and its people could eventually face a broadly similar fate to those in Tibet and Xinjiang, says a law professor and human rights expert who spent 30 years in the city. The day after Beijing imposed the law on June 30, Professor […]
By Salomé Grouard With at least 225 video games set in the territory, Hong Kong is the favourite location of many designers. And why wouldn’t it be? The city is a singular sight, with densely-packed streets, modern skyscrapers and a unique southern Chinese heritage. It’s the perfect backdrop. Paradoxically, the city’s professional gaming community lacks […]
In Pictures: University of Hong Kong tears down pro-democracy message board as campuses become free speech battleground
Hong Kong students are fearful that campuses could become a free speech battleground after authorities at the city’s most prestigious university tore down a “Lennon Wall” once plastered with messages of support for pro-democracy protesters. The walls were created to display articles, photos and posters to show solidarity with last year’s demonstrators, many of whom […]