Hong Kong activist arrested on her way to observe Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong democracy activist Lily Wong (黃莉莉) was arrested at the Chinese territory’s airport as she was about to leave for Taiwan to observe Saturday’s (Jan. 1...

Hong Kong court bars democracy activist Joshua Wong from visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in Hong Kong on Thursday (Dec. 19) barred democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) from leaving the territory to observe Taiwan’s January 11 elections. The De...

Video sparks fears Hong Kong protesters being loaded on train to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video that surfaced on Monday (Nov. 18) appearing to show Hong Kong protesters being loaded onto a train near the border with China has sparked fears online that they ar...

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts

A massive pro-democracy rally Saturday in downtown Hong Kong ended early after violence broke out, with police firing tear gas and a water cannon after protesters threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at...

Thousands rally to commemorate 2014 Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the 2014 Umbrella ...

'This is a plea for democracy': HK protest leaders urge US lawmakers to take action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Denise Ho testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Sept. 17), pleading with lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and De...

Hong Kong democracy activists visit Taiwan's political parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During his visits to the New Power Party (NPP) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tuesday (September 3), Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) said he wan...

Hong Kong: 831 demonstration canceled amid arrests of pro-democracy activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mass protest in Hong Kong that had originally been planned for Saturday (Aug. 31) was canceled after an appeal against a police ban proved unsuccessful, according to the...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong detained by police

[Last update: Aug. 30 at 10:10 a.m.] Another Demosisto member, Agnes Chow (周庭), was arrested on Friday morning, according to the party’s latest statement. Chow was arrested at her home and...

Protest escalates in Hong Kong after government fail to respond to protesters’ demands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Protesters in Hong Kong launched a non-cooperation movement today (June 21), blocking several roads near government buildings and encircling Wan Chai district police headq...

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong's government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership st...

Hong Kong moves to criminalize insults to Chinese national anthem

A new bill criminalizing disrespect of the Chinese national anthem was introduced in Hong Kong Wednesday. When it passes later this year, the so-called "National Anthem Law" penalizes those...

Hong Kong’s disappearing freedom: events canceled, editor expelled

HONG KONG (AP) — Concerns have been raised about freedom of expression in Hong Kong following the cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow an editor from the Financi...

Events canceled, editor expelled: Hong Kong's losing freedom

HONG KONG (AP) — Concerns have been raised about freedom of expression in Hong Kong following the cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow an editor from the Financial Tim...

China tightens grip on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

China's annual National Day on October 1 is marked in Hong Kong with everything from official celebrations to protests against Chinese rule. This year, at least 1,500 pro-democracy supporters took...