Hong Kong

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The Guardian view on China’s protests: zero Covid, maximum frustration | Editorial
Editorial: Harsh coronavirus controls have prompted an extraordinary outpouring of discontent across the country

Editorial

28, Nov, 2022 @7:03 PM

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Xi unlikely to tolerate dissent as momentous protests shake China
Chinese leader will see widespread demonstrations against zero-Covid policy as threat to CCP’s authority

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Nov, 2022 @5:55 PM

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The Observer view on Britain’s feeble response to China’s assault on human rights | Observer editorial
Xi Jinping’s repressive policy on dissent in the former colony is starting to resemble a vendetta as Jimmy Lai faces a new trial

Observer editorial

27, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Fighting an exodus, Hong Kong faces a tough task to lure back young people
New visas and other measures aim to entice people after 140,000 workers fled Hong Kong amid a security crackdown

Sum Lok-kei in Hong Kong

24, Nov, 2022 @1:20 AM

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Hong Kong: City on Fire review – shocking violence in China’s city of dissent
A new and deeply moving documentary underscores the high price that Hong Kong’s young have paid for their social justice activism

Phuong Le

22, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Here to stay’: Colchester’s Hongkongers on making new lives in the UK
Some of the thousands who fled Beijing’s political crackdown are creating a new community in the Essex town

Heather Stewart

20, Nov, 2022 @9:14 AM

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Hong Kong criticises rugby tournament after protest song is played instead of Chinese anthem
Glory to Hong Kong, linked to 2019 protest movement, played in South Korean stadium at start of rugby sevens game

Sum Lok-kei in Hong Kong

14, Nov, 2022 @3:19 PM

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The Sparring Partner review – a stylish take on a gruesome real-life murder
A jury relives the grisly night a man dismembered and cooked his parents’ bodies, a horror cleverly packaged as a slick courtroom drama

Cath Clarke

14, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘It’s given a voice to many’: chaos at Twitter sparks real fears for free speech in south-east Asia
Social media has been crucial to pro-democracy protests across the region, from Myanmar to the Milk Tea Alliance in Thailand and Hong Kong

Fiona Kelliher in Phnom Penh

10, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Hong Kong police seize secretary of aid fund for democracy protesters
Sze Ching-wee and other pro-democracy figures had just stood trial over setting up of now-disbanded 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund

Verna Yu

08, Nov, 2022 @12:37 AM

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Hong Kong exiles in UK unnerved by ‘weak’ response to beating of protester
Activists fear for their safety after limited UK riposte to assault on demonstrator outside Chinese consulate

Geneva Abdul

03, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on China’s response to dissent: repression, at home and away
Editorial: There are growing concerns over Beijing’s attempts to restrict political expression overseas

Editorial

30, Oct, 2022 @6:30 PM

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