This week, concerns were raised over censorship of textbooks and Covid-19 infections hit a six-week low. Internationally, the US ended three accords with Hong Kong, and nine press freedom organisations issued a statement condemning the alleged curtailing of the city’s press freedoms. To understand what the US sanctions mean, read our two explainers.
Be sure to check out our exclusive interviews with veteran lawmaker James Tien and outgoing senior EU diplomat Carmen Cano about the developing political situation. Also this week, our team examined how ethnic minorities are still fighting for equal treatment from the police. We looked into why basketball superstar LeBron James is less than popular among Hong Kong protesters, and we wrote about the plight of the city’s homeless population in light of Covid-19.
Interview: Ex-lawmaker James Tien laments polarised politics, says Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam no longer in charge
‘What we see is fear’: Outgoing EU envoy says ‘draconian’ security law not a solution to Hong Kong’s political crisis
‘I do not trust the police’: Hong Kong minorities battle for equal treatment following suspect’s death in police custody
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