Stories about Hong Kong (China)

19 August 2019

Mainland Chinese netizens face ‘pink terror’ of patriotic trolls amid Hong Kong protests

Those who do not toe the official party line are identified and subjected to doxxing

24 June 2019

Hong Kong press watchdog calls for investigation into police abuse against 26 journalists during protests

"Journalist watchdog recorded 10 cases of police officers firing tear gas bombs at close range towards reporters, 3 of whom were hit on the head."

27 November 2018

How will Google plug into China’s all-encompassing internet censorship regime?

How far is Google willing to go to get the Chinese government's blessing?

6 November 2018

Political cartoonist Badiucao abruptly cancelled his Hong Kong exhibition — and then went silent

The event was seen by many as a test of the limits of free speech in Hong Kong.

Apple censors sensitive words from device-engraving service in Hong Kong and China

Banned words include the names of current and former Chinese state leaders and the phrase "Taiwan independence".

17 October 2018

Hong Kong Free Expression Week features Umbrella Movement activists and political cartoonist Badiucao

In recent years, Hong Kongers who support democratic rights and territorial independence have faced fierce repression.

11 August 2018

Condemnation of independence activist draws a red line for Hong Kong's press freedom

The Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club is under fire for organizing a talk by independence activist Andy Chan.

8 June 2018

Jogging through Tiananmen Square: What happens when Facebook meets China's censorship regime?

"The floor you stepped on has been covered by blood from students who fought for democracy. But, enjoy your running in China, Mark."

10 May 2018

Billions served? Human rights in the Facebook era

Tracking hate speech, harassment, and political censorship on the world’s largest social network

10 October 2017

Hong Kong Anti-Communist Magazines Cease Publication After Four Decades

"I wanted to write something but found myself speechless. In an era like this, what can I say?"

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