Two Members of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Party Held, Questioned in China

Lau Siu-fung  |  Radio Free Asia Two members of a political party formed by the leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong were detained recently by state security police across the internal immigration border in mainland China, it said in a statement on Monday. The two members of Demosisto were detained and questioned […]

Hong Kong Protesters to President Xi: ‘Release Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo!’

Lam Kwok-lap, Goh Fung, Ng Yik-tung andby Ding Wenqi  |  Radio Free Asia As President Xi Jinping arrived in the city to mark two decades of Chinese rule on Thursday, protesters gathered in downtown Hong Kong to call for the release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and 17 democracy activists held following a protest […]

Human Rights in Hong Kong at Lowest Point Since 1997 Handover: Amnesty

Lam Kwok-lap  |  Radio Free Asia Human rights in Hong Kong deteriorated to their lowest point ever last year, according to an annual report by Amnesty International. Authorities in the former British colony “failed on many fronts” to protect the city’s traditional rights and freedoms, which are now at their lowest ebb since the 1997 […]