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Prominent Hong Kong activist urges Germany's Maas to take tougher China stance

Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law has called on German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to increase pressure on China over its human rights record and to stand up for Hong Kong citizens...

China's FM visits Italy, first foreign trip since pandemic

ROME (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law called on the Italian government to take a tough stand against China’s security measures in Hong Kong when Italy's foreign minister meets ...

Push to sanction Hong Kong officials gathers support in British Parliament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The call to sanction Hong Kong officials, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥), has received cross-party endorsements in the British Parliament. Hong Kong pro-de...

Hong Kong's Agnes Chow arrested under national security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow (周庭) of the disbanded Demosistō Party was arrested at home Monday evening (Aug. 10) under the new national security law that ca...

Overseas activists wanted by Hong Kong police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police have reportedly put six overseas activists on the wanted list Friday (July 31), accusing them of violating the Special Administrative Region's nationa...

Hong Kong activist Nathan Law meets US Secretary of State Pompeo in London

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law (羅冠聰) had a 20-minute meeting with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in London Tuesday (July 21) to discuss the impact o...

Fear of Chinese justice at core of Hong Kong concerns

HONG KONG (AP) — With Britain the latest country to scrap its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the focus in the semi-autonomous city has returned to the concerns about China's legal system that spar...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeking seat in legislature

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong filed candidacy papers Monday for upcoming legislative elections in Hong Kong, where the new national security law could prevent opposition candidat...

'Stop phone hacking for China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law (羅冠聰) has started an online petition calling on the Israeli forensics company Cellebrite to stop helping the Hong Kon...

Can free press in Hong Kong survive national security law?

Just days after Beijing passed the contentious national security law for Hong Kong, activists say there are already signs that freedom of expression in the city is under threat. Hong Kong authorities...

China's 'vague' national security law sparks international concerns for Hong Kong

The United Nations on Friday expressed concern over the speed and ambiguity of the new security law that Beijing has imposed on the semi-autonomous Chinese city of Hong Kong. The Geneva-based Office ...

Joshua Wong denies 'pleading to Germany' for Hong Kong intervention

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Friday denied asking for German intervention in Hong Kong, a day after German newspaper Bild published an interview quoting him saying this. Under the ...

UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong consulate

LONDON (AP) — A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful U.K. asylum case from the former British colony. ...

Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad

HONG KONG (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location, he revealed on his Facebook page shortly after testifying at a U.S. congressional hear...

Hong Kong activist Nathan Law says he fled city

Nathan Law, prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, announced on Thursday that he fled overseas in response to a sweeping security law imposed by Beijing. "I have already left Hong Kong an...