Austin Ramzy

For Austin Ramzy's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

How the dream of Hong Kong democracy was dimmed

Asia Pacific Nov 12, 2020

How the dream of Hong Kong democracy was dimmed

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday that they would resign en masse to protest Beijing’s growing control over the local legislature, one of the last remaining centers of dissent in the Chinese city. The 15 resignations were set off by a decision earlier in the ...

China captures Hong Kong activists fleeing to Taiwan by sea

Asia Pacific Aug 29, 2020

China captures Hong Kong activists fleeing to Taiwan by sea

Chinese authorities have detained a dozen activists from Hong Kong who were attempting to leave the territory via speedboat, according to people familiar with the attempt and the individuals captured, as Beijing intensifies a campaign to seek out protest leaders and others resisting the ...