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Have China's security laws changed Hong Kong forever?

Three years after the controversial national security law came into effect in Hong Kong, previously known for its high level of autonomy and civil liberty, the city looks and feels very different. Si...

Award-winning Hong Kong journalist wins appeal in rare court ruling upholding media freedom

HONG KONG (AP) — An award-winning Hong Kong journalist won an appeal Monday quashing a conviction related to research for an investigative documentary, in a rare court ruling upholding media freedom i...

Hong Kong exiles try to preserve culture and press freedom

When Gloria Chan left Hong Kong for the UK in early 2022, the city had just witnessed a series of forced closures of independent media outlets and arrests of media owners and journalists under the Nat...

Is Hong Kong tightening its grip on foreign journalists?

Japanese photographer Michiko Kiseki had been planning to celebrate the 2023 new year countdown in Hong Kong, but upon landing in the former British colony, Kiseki was denied entry by the immigration ...

Hong Kong publisher’s security trial further delayed

HONG KONG (AP) — The national security trial of a Hong Kong pro-democracy publisher was further postponed Tuesday to next September as the city awaits Beijing's ruling that could effectively block him...

6 Apple Daily staff plead guilty to collusion in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Six former executives of a now-defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a collusion charge under the National Security Law that has silenced and ja...

6 Apple Daily staff plead guilty to collusion in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Six former executives of a now-defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a collusion charge under the National Security Law that has silenced and jailed m...

Hong Kong court upholds veteran journalist's conviction

HONG KONG (AP) — An award-winning Hong Kong journalist lost her appeal Monday against her conviction over making false statements in obtaining information for her investigation of a violent attack dur...

Sedition trial begins for closed Hong Kong news site editors

HONG KONG (AP) — A sedition trial opened in Hong Kong on Monday for two former top editors of a shuttered online media outlet who have been detained without bail for 10 months. ...

Hong Kong: Sedition trial opens for pro-democracy journalists

Two former editors of Stand News in Hong Kong went on trial Monday for sedition as the island's Beijing-backed government continues its crackdown on independent media. Patrick Lam, 34, and Chung ...

Reporters Without Borders in Taiwan calls on China to release dissidents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has urged China to release two “dissidents” based in Hong Kong. In a statement Sunday (Oct. 16) the media freedom group that...

Hong Kong journalist granted bail, trip for fellowship

HONG KONG (AP) — The head of Hong Kong’s largest journalist group was granted bail Thursday and allowed to leave the city for an overseas fellowship two weeks after he was arrested for allegedly obstr...

Hong Kong police arrest chairman of largest journalist group

HONG KONG (AP) — The chairman of Hong Kong's largest journalists' association was arrested Wednesday for allegedly obstructing police and public disorder while reporting, the latest case sparking conc...

Hong Kong residents mark 25th handover anniversary with resignation

Beijing is in control of the political situation in Hong Kong. Since 2019, the pro-democracy movement, both on the streets and in the corridors of the legislative council, has been virtually eliminate...

How has Beijing's crackdown on civil society changed Hong Kong?

Hong Kongers around the world are remembering the third anniversary of protests in 2019, which were sparked by opposition to a controversial extradition bill but quickly morphed into a wide-scale move...