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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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 […]
Former Hong Kong protest coalition leader Figo Chan has been charged with allegedly participating in an unauthorised demonstration that took place on September 15, 2019 on Hong Kong Island. The activist was charged on Monday whilst in jail, a post made to his Facebook Page said. Chan is concurrently serving an 18-month sentence over another […]