Hong Kong

UN Security Council fails to condemn China's actions against Hong Kong

China’s domestic legislation was raised by the US, but the conversation stopped when China and Russia objected to discussing the issue at the Security Council.

Leonardo Briceno Leonardo Briceno

Pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong asks for Canadian support

Hong Kong activist asks western nations to defend the city against China. "While we are here, we will fight," she said.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

US to cancel visas of students found to have Chinese military ties

The US intends to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate students thought by President Donald Trump's administration to be linked with China's military.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

US Secretary of State certifies that Hong Kong no longer has autonomy from Beijing

Hong Kong is no longer an autonomous region per a certification from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo before Congress today.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong undaunted by Beijing's clampdown

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong took to the streets to push back against Beijing's clampdown leading up to Legislative Council elections in September.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

US Senate to issue sanctions against Beijing in defense of Hong Kong

US Senators have collaborated on a piece of bipartisan legislation intended to defend Hong Kong's autonomy from the Chinese Communist Party.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

BREAKING: Trudeau falls short of echoing US condemnation of China's Hong Kong power grab

Trudeau addressed a need to ramp-up testing and contact tracing. He did not condemn Beijing's clampdown on Hong Kong's freedoms.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

China proposes law to ban 'sedition, secession, and treason' in Hong Kong

A new law will be debated in China’s National People’s Congress this week that would introduce security measures in Hong Kong to ban sedition, secession, and treason.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

WATCH: Chaos ensues as Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers removed from heated parliament debate

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong were forcibly removed during a debate about a bill that would criminalize any disrespect of the Chinese national anthem.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are back in the streets as coronavirus restrictions lift

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists gathered to protest Beijing at the Landmark Atrium in Central on Wednesday. Coronavirus restrictions are no longer holding them back.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Pandas find time for love without constant visitors

Ocean Park staff noticed a change in bears' behaviour shortly after the closure. Without so many visitors, the pandas have had more privacy and downtime.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Civilization and its Western discontents

Mark Milke, in his new book The Victim Cult, explains the “simplistic black-and-white, good-versus-evil caricature of human history” many Western politicians and academics now hold.

Mark Milke Mark Milke

Conservative senators to table motion calling for sanctioning of Chinese officials

The two senators are calling for sanctions in regards to Hong Kong and Xinjiang.

Ali Taghva Ali Taghva

Pro-democracy activists to Trudeau: show some ‘guts’

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters have asked Justin Trudeau to show some “guts” with holding China to account

Nico Johnson Nico Johnson

Hong Kong protesters to rally for Catalonian separatists

Hong Kong protesters have come out to give their support for Catalonian separatists, proudly exhibiting Catalonia’s flag in a rally on Thursday, October 24.

Dylan Gibbons Dylan Gibbons