“Not one of my staff avoided being tear-gassed and pepper-sprayed, you know, myself included”. Tom Grundy left the University of Leeds to co-found Hong Kong Free Press; a paper that has become even more significant since the National Security Law. Clarissa Leung interviewed him about upholding free press in a dangerous climate.
Manasa Narayanan reports on the present political situation of Hong Kong, and contemplates what the court rule against the city’s government means for its pro-democracy protests.
Over the last 6 months, Hong Kong protests have paralysed the city and severely impacted the lives of those living there. Sofia Stuart Leeson talked to three European exchange students in Hong Kong to find […]
Over the past week, as many as 13 UK universities, including Edinburgh and Warwick, have recalled students studying abroad in Hong Kong due to the increasingly violent protests in the territory. The last few days […]
As I write this, there are protests happening in Ethiopia, Chile, Lebanon, Iraq, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Australia, Paris and London – to name a few examples. With people around the world subjecting themselves to tear […]
Last Wednesday, two groups of protestors turned up in Leeds City Square opposite the Queen’s Hotel to express their views about the protests in Hong Kong. They comprised of both people in favour of the […]
As the five month long protests in Hong Kong rage on, Carrie Lam, the country’s chief executive, has held a special administrative meeting in order to enact the ‘Prohibition of Masking Regulations’. This ordinance, which […]
Most people outside of China won’t have heard of Liu Yifei. Or rather, most people outside of China wouldn’t have heard of her before a controversial remark appeared on her social media recently. The remark […]
Imagine life inside a concrete water pipe, complete with all the mod-cons of a cozy home and plenty of natural light to boot. Are these tube homes the answer to Hong Kong's housing problem? https://t.co/HNR0Y7k99I […]
In Leeds, I found that whenever someone asked me where I was spending my year abroad, they expected me to say Australia, Canada, America, or sometimes even New Zealand. I thoroughly enjoyed watching their expression […]
Protests have fired up again in central Hong Kong after Beijing delved into Hong Kong’s politics too far for some locals’ liking. This is the latest upset in a stream of unrest since the 2014 […]
The events in Hong Kong are set to become a historic moment, as the people of the region do something which has proven deadly in the past – protest against the moves of the Chinese […]