The arrests represent the latest blow to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement following the passage of the national security law in June.
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Biden faces a tough choice on China: Restore the status quo and face accusations of weakness, or continue Trump’s provocations and risk undercutting cooperation with Beijing.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam relied on thousands of riot police to enforce what she declared was a return to stability, sweeping up scores of would-be protesters before they could mobilize another mass demonstration on the anniversary of communist rule in China. Crowds that gathered ...
Opposition politicians in the territory are facing calls to resign en masse in protest against Beijing's moves.
Demonstrators have sought more creative methods, like supporting sympathetic businesses.
Right before China retook control of Hong Kong in 1997, tycoon Jimmy Lai started Apple Daily in part to promote democracy in the city. For 25 years, the newspaper survived advertising boycotts and political pressure, but never backed off its tough coverage of the ...