Chow was sentenced to seven months’ imprisonment in Dec. 2 after pleading guilty to charges relating to “illegal assembly” linked to protests outside Hong Kong’s police headquarters on June 21, 2019.
US says Hong Kong bid to expel Financial Times journalist ‘deeply troubling’, as activists stage protest
Kris Cheng | Hong Kong Free Press The US Consulate General in Hong Kong has said the government’s decision not to renew a work visa for the Financial Times’ Asia News Editor is “deeply troubling,” as activists staged a protest on Saturday. Victor Mallet, a British journalist who has over three decades of experience, is also […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]