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Seven Hong Kong activists handed prison sentences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Hong Kong activists were handed down sentences ranging from 11 to 16 months in prison for their part in an unauthorized assembly that took place in 2019. The...

Hong Kong bans handover protest as official defends law

HONG KONG (AP) — Marking the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese control, a top city official defended the national security law imposed by Beijing to crush pro-democracy rallies and said Thu...

How Beijing's influence is changing Hong Kong protests

Millions of Hong Kongers were supposed to vote in legislative council elections on Sunday. But in July, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam delayed the elections for one year under the guise of...

Hong Kong rounds up dozen of prominent democracy activists

23:00 Update: Next Magazine and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai has been released on bail. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police on Saturday (April 18) morning rounded up about a dozen pr...

Hong Kong police arrest democracy activists, media tycoon

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested at least 14 veteran pro-democracy lawmakers, activists and a media tycoon on Saturday on charges of joining unlawful protests last year calling for reforms. ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong imprisoned again for 2014 protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A court in Hong Kong sentenced pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong to 3 months in jail for the second time, for his participation in the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" prote...

Pro-democracy groups march in Hong Kong to protest sentencing of activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong gathered to kick off a series of protest marches against authoritarianism, and in response to the upcoming sentencing of activist Joshua ...