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Umbrella Movement Leader Faces Jail Time

Umbrella Movement Leader Faces Jail Time

Joshua Wong, a political activist whose actions sparked months of pro-democracy protests throughout Hong Kong, has been handed down a harsher punishment for his actions. He will now face six months in prison. Wong gained national attention in 2014 when he and two friends stormed the Legislative Council building, kicking off what came to be […]

Thousands of Police Placed in Hong Kong Streets in Anticipation of Top Chinese Official’s Visit

Thousands of Police Placed in Hong Kong Streets in Anticipation of Top Chinese Official’s Visit

In what can only be described as a massive preemptive and cautionary move, China has deployed more than six thousand police officers to the streets of Hong Kong ahead of the city’s visit by one of the Chinese Communist Party’s top officials. In addition to the extreme number of policemen in forces, many sections of […]

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

It’s been less than two decades since Britain finalized the transfer of its former colony Hong Kong back to Chinese Rule. Already, scores of people are losing faith in Beijing’s ability to protect the city’s civil liberties and democracy under the “One country, two systems” policy. Some are calling for greater autonomy while others, especially […]