China expels U.S. journalists in biggest crackdown in years

Asia Pacific Mar 18, 2020

China expels U.S. journalists in biggest crackdown in years

China on Wednesday expelled American journalists at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal in the communist government's most severe move against foreign media in recent memory. The drastic move came as the two powers feud over the coronavirus pandemic, ...

China detains activists in year-end crackdown

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2020

China detains activists in year-end crackdown

Over a dozen Chinese lawyers and activists were detained or went missing in the final days of 2019 in a crackdown on participants of a private democracy gathering, rights groups said Thursday. The Chinese government has severely reduced the space for civil liberties since President ...

3 in 5 Hong Kongers support protesters' demands, survey shows

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2020

3 in 5 Hong Kongers support protesters' demands, survey shows

Hong Kong's protest movement is supported by 59 percent of city residents polled in a survey conducted for Reuters by the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute, with more than a third of respondents saying they had attended an anti-government demonstration. Supporters of the protests ...