New research shows that the UK has approved export licenses of tear gas to regimes with concerning records on freedom of speech and assembly
Jonathan Portes explores how the Government’s offer of a home to those being politically repressed in the former British colony could mark a shift in the UK’s economy and immigration debate
In an exclusive interview with Byline Times, Lee-Cheuk Yan discusses comparisons between the Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989 and recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, and its future under Beijing’s National Security Law
The British bank froze the accounts of people involved in Hong Kong’s struggle for democracy as leading activists are convicted of their roles in mass protests
Today, activists for democracy in the former British colony find themselves with no protests, no opposition law-makers and, soon, without their influential leaders
The President’s attempts to prematurely claim an election victory has the potential to destroy American moral leadership, says Steve Shaw
The hallmark of the Trump administration’s foreign policy has been for America to always come first but, if the President fails to win re-election, the world could see a return of a global leader, says Steve Shaw
How serious is the UK about upholding its historic responsibility towards its former colony, where a crisis of democracy is unfolding before the world’s eyes?
China’s strategy for the former British colony is unique – to encourage self-censorship through fear. Tommy Walker reports from Hong Kong
Following the arrest of campaigners under the new National Security Law, British parliamentarians condemn the Hong Kong Police’s response to their report examining breaches of humanitarian law and human rights by the force
As a new parliamentary report accuses the city’s police force of humanitarian and human rights abuses, calls continue for the UK Government to take a tougher stance towards Beijing
As the Chinese Government continues to clamp down on civil liberties for those living in the city, its leaders have turned to a UK company unafraid to step where others do not
Tommy Walker reports with eyewitness accounts of this week’s demonstrations in the former British colony and explores what Boris Johnson’s offer of refuge means to the residents of Hong Kong
Steve Shaw reports on how Donald Trump’s violent crackdown on Black Lives Matter protests are being used by repressive regimes abroad to prove the superpower’s hypocrisy
With pro-democracy protests recommencing in Hong Kong, the Financial Times’ former Asia Editor explores what China’s motives are towards the former British colony and the West.
Tommy Walker reports on the reactions from the democratic opposition to a new law that breaks the ‘one country, two systems’ consensus.
Steve Shaw reports on the recent arrest of democracy activists on the island, where protests against Chinese influence were brought to an end in January following the Coronavirus outbreak.
Stuart Heaver reports from Hong Kong on the contrasting approach taken on the island to the Coronavirus pandemic – and the lessons the UK should have learned from it.
Tommy Walker reports how the author and former Green Beret Michael Yon was stopped by immigration after his coverage of civil unrest in the city.
Fears of long-term health issues had been exacerbated by the police force’s use of expired tear gas which can degrade into more toxic chemicals, Steve Shaw reports.
CJ Werleman explains how the Hong Kong protestors are being mobilised through fear that China’s Uighur concentration camps represent the future awaiting the island.
Steve Shaw sat down with political activist Edward Chin in Hong Kong to discuss how the protests taking the island by storm have a different feel from those which occurred five years ago.
Steve Shaw on worrying developments in Hong Kong residents’ fight for freedom – a quest which has now gone beyond concerns about the island’s controversial extradition bill.
The Government appears to have stepped up the sale of security equipment to Hong Kong following the Umbrella Movement protests in 2014. How does this fit with the UK’s role in standing up for the city’s people?