Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement Post-Security Law

What’s next for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement? Activist Nathan Law and lawmaker Tanya Chan discuss the city’s future after China imposed a national security law with QuickTake’s Kurumi Mori. For more: https://bloom.bg/2CjA3s4 https://bloom.bg/2Dmxw0I Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on … Read more Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement Post-Security Law

China converts Hong Kong hotel into security office

China opened its new national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel near a city-center park that has been one of the most popular venues for pro-democracy protests into its new headquarters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more China converts Hong Kong hotel into security office

See what Trump’s niece said about him in bombshell book

Seeking to prevent nothing less than the “end of American democracy,” Donald Trump’s niece Mary lays out a long and twisted saga of mind games and family drama in a new book her family attempted to block. “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man” presents a damning portrait … Read more See what Trump’s niece said about him in bombshell book

Hong Kong national security law : “banks were pressurised to support it”

« What side will you take in #HongKong? Will you take the side of the corporate or will you take the side of #democracy? As far as #HSBC and other big banks, Paribas having a gun point to their head, i’d say no its the opposite. Not only to they want the gun there, they are … Read more Hong Kong national security law : “banks were pressurised to support it”

Tech giants refuse to pass on Hong Kong user data

Following new security laws in Hong Kong, US tech giants have stopped responding to police requests to pass on user data. TikTok meanwhile, owned by a Chinese company, is pulling out of the territory entirely. The laws give authorities power to compel companies to remove content, notably pro-democracy messages, or face jail time and fines. … Read more Tech giants refuse to pass on Hong Kong user data

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong on Hong Kong’s Future

A prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist has called on the international community to “stand with Hong Kong”, following the imposition by Beijing of a new national security law in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Wong spoke on Monday after his latest court appearance, on a charge which predates the new law. “We still hope to let … Read more Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong on Hong Kong’s Future

Could the US shut down the Open Skies treaty? | Inside Story

It’s known as one of the pillars of global security after the end of the Cold War. The Open Skies treaty allows the U.S., Russia, Canada and European countries to fly over each other’s territories and monitor military activity. But earlier this year, President Donald Trump announced Washington wants to withdraw from the pact. U.S. … Read more Could the US shut down the Open Skies treaty? | Inside Story

Activists’ books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries

Books by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have become unavailable in the Chinese-ruled city’s public libraries as they are being reviewed to see whether they violate a new national security law, a government department said. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Activists’ books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong condemns China law

‘We will never give up and surrender to Beijing,’ Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Monday as he pleaded not guilty to inciting others to participate in an unlawful assembly during anti-government protests last year. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong condemns China law

Hong Kong Files First Charges Under New Security Law

Hong Kong filed its first charges under a new security law while declaring illegal a key slogan chanted by hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators over months of protests, the latest sign that the provision will be used to limit free speech. A motorbike rider carrying a flag calling for revolution was filmed by Hong … Read more Hong Kong Files First Charges Under New Security Law

Hong Kong Protesters Sing Unofficial Anthem in Numbers Amid New Security Law

A lunchtime protest takes place at a major shopping center in Hong Kong, almost week after China imposed a national security law on the city. Protesters sing the unofficial anthem “Glory to Hong Kong” without the usual lyrics, but in numbers. Hong Kong filed its first charges under a new security law while declaring illegal … Read more Hong Kong Protesters Sing Unofficial Anthem in Numbers Amid New Security Law

Activist Nathan Law Speaks Out on Fleeing Hong Kong

(AP) Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location after testifying in a U.S. congressional hearing about a tough new security law imposed by mainland China on the semi-autonomous territory. Law, who declined to disclose his whereabouts for safety, said in an interview with The Associated Press on … Read more Activist Nathan Law Speaks Out on Fleeing Hong Kong

French local elections and the ‘green wave’

France’s environmental parties saw a surge in recent local elections, a success the media are calling “the green wave”. The Greens captured a string of important large and mid-sized towns, including Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg and Besançon. Does this signal a deep change in France’s political landscape? Meanwhile,the second round was marked by a historically low turnout with just … Read more French local elections and the ‘green wave’

UN voices alarm over Hong Kong security law as top activist flees territory

The United Nations sounded the alarm over Hong Kong following a series of arrests made under Beijing’s new controversial security law, passed on Tuesday and bypassing the territory’s legislative body. Meanwhile, Hong Kong’s prominent democracy activist Nathan Law fled the city for an undisclosed location after he testified in the US. Subscribe to France 24 … Read more UN voices alarm over Hong Kong security law as top activist flees territory

Has Hong Kong “already reached its end”? | The World

Pro-democracy lawmaker Claudia Mo tells The World back in 2018 she feared it was “the beginning of the end of Hong Kong”. Now, she says the implementation of new national security laws may signal the end. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more Has Hong Kong “already reached its end”? | The World