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Hong Kong: Trial opens in for prominent opposition activists
The seven pro-democracy activists were in court on Thursday charged with organising and inciting others to take part in an unauthorised assembly held in 2019.
Hong Kong protester handed nine-year sentence in security law case
Tong Ying-kit, 24, was convicted of inciting secession and terrorism for his part during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong in July 2020.
First person tried under Hong Kong national security law found guilty
The first person to be tried under Hong Kong's sweeping national security law was found guilty of secessionism and terrorism.
Hong Kong police arrest unionists for 'sedition' over children's book
The five members of the General Association of Hong Kong Speech Therapists were detained in connection with a series of books about sheep, which police said were thought to be allegorical.
Last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily forced to close
Hong Kong’s sole remaining pro-democracy newspaper will publish its last edition on Thursday, highlighting China's increasing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city.
First trial on national security law opens in Hong Kong
Tong Ying-kit was arrested on July 1, 2020, a day after the national security law took effect, for allegedly driving into the crowd of officers while bearing a flag with the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our times.”
Pro-democracy newspaper editors arrested under Hong Kong security law
Hong Kong police arrested the chief editor and four other senior executives of Apple Daily on suspicion of collusion with a “foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security.”
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai gets 1-year prison sentence
Lai was one of the nine leading Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates who were sentenced to jail terms on Friday for organising a march during the 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing.
Seven activists convicted in Hong Kong over pro-democracy protests
Seven people, including former lawmaker Martin Lee and media tycoon Jimmy Lai, were convicted in Hong Kong for their role in pro-democracy protests.
China reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature
China approved a radical reform of the Hong Kong legislature, sharply reducing the number of directly elected seats in the legislative council.
Czech arms company denies selling weapons to Hong Kong police
A weapons dealer in the Czech Republic has firmly denied rumours it has sold arms to police in Hong Kong.
China withdraws passport recognition amid Hong Kong UK visa row
Britain says it will open a visa scheme to Hong Kongers from Sunday, but China says it 'interferes in China's internal affairs'
EU calls for immediate release of over 50 detained Hong Kong activists
53 former lawmakers and democracy activists were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday for allegedly violating a national security law imposed by Beijing.
China condemns new US sanctions over Hong Kong security law
China has lashed out at the United States over its new sanctions against 14 Chinese officials for their actions in Hong Kong.
China criticises Danish politicians in feud over Hong Kong activist
Ted Hui, a former lawmaker, visited Denmark this week after receiving an invitation from Danish lawmakers to travel to the Scandinavian country.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow jailed
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were sentenced to jail on charges related to an unauthorised anti-government protest last year.
Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong taken into custody after guilty plea
Wong, together with fellow activists Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow, pleaded guilty to charges related to organising, taking part in and inciting protesters to join an unauthorised protest outside police headquarters last June.
Hong Kong: Seven pro-democracy lawmakers arrested
Police said the arrests are part of an investigation into a May 8 committee meeting in which pro-democracy lawmakers rushed toward the chairperson’s seat and security guards shoved back.
Hong Kong sees heavy police presence on China's national day
Last year clashes broke out between protesters and police during the event, but China has since imposed a security law that has mostly quelled dissent.
Scores arrested at protest over Hong Kong election delay
Nearly 100 people were arrested by Hong Kong police on Sunday as riot officers swooped on democracy protesters opposed to the postponement of local elections.
Hong Kong slams US decision to suspend extradition and tax treaties
Hong Kong has faced mounting international pressure following Beijing's implementation of a national security law which has been viewed as an attack on the “one country, two systems” framework under which the city has been governed since its return to China in 1997.
Hong Kong disqualifies 12 opposition candidates from election
The pro-democracy candidates had hoped to obtain a majority in the upcoming elections.
Four arrested under new Hong Kong security law for online posts
Beijing's new law was introduced on July 1. It criminalises subversion, secession and collusion with foreign forces.
Hong Kong: UK suspends extradition treaty over security law
Amid deteriorating relations with China, the UK's foreign minister announced a suspension of the country's extradition treaty with its former colony, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong inaugurates Beijing's national security office
it comes just a week after Beijing imposed a tough new law on the city that gives police sweeping powers to conduct searches without warrants and order internet service providers and platforms to remove messages.
Chinese app TikTok to quit Hong Kong amid new security law controversy
It is the latest social media platform to take action after China's crackdown on pro-independence activities.