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Hong Kong: Two women charged with ‘seditious’ children’s book publishing sent to custody

Hong Kong: Two Hong Kong women, who have been accused of publishing seditious children’s books featuring sheep, have been sent to custody, media reports said on Sunday.

Hong Kong protests: 2 students imprisoned for rioting over Chinese University clash

Hong Kong: Two students of Hong Kong were jailed after they were found 'guilty' of rioting  at the Chinese University campus two years ago.

Hong Kong: Police arrest ex-Apple Daily senior editor

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Police arrested a former editor of now-defunct pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper on Wednesday, media reports said.

Boycott Beijing Winter Olympic Games: Activists protest in Tokyo

Tokyo: More than 30 people, representing oppressed groups like Tibetans, Uighurs and Mongolians, and human rights defenders from Hong Kong, Japan and China, have called upon the world community to acknowledge human rights abuses by China and boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

Chinese crackdown: Hong Kong pro-democracy group downsizes

Hong Kong: A leading pro-democracy civic organization has said it is letting go of its paid staff and halving the size of its steering committee after Beijing stepped up its crackdown on opposition activity in the city which has been engaged in a conflict with China over numerous issues.

UN rights official calls on Beijing to allow fact-finding mission to Hong Kong over National Security Law

Beijing: Putting pressure on China, the United Nations has asked Beijing to allow human rights officials to visit Hong Kong to investigate whether the national security law has undermined the freedoms of its residents, media reports said on Sunday.

24th anniversary of return to China: Hong Kong police arrest 19 people

Hong Kong Police have arrested 19 people as the region observed the 24th anniversary of its return to China recently.

US congressional body agency asks UN to move on investigation of alleged human rights abuses in China

Washington: A US congressional body has asked United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to act on recommendations by UN-appointed monitors and take special measures to investigate alleged human rights abuses by China, media reports said.

Four Nordic newspapers publish front-page letter slamming China over Hong Kong issue

Four major Nordic newspapers targeted China as it marked  Chinese Communist Party's centenary by publishing a full-front page editorial criticising China's violation of press freedom in Hong Kong, media reports said on Friday.

Hong Kong's National Security Law has created a human rights emergency, says Amnesty International

Hong Kong’s National Security Law (NSL) has decimated the city’s freedoms and created a landscape increasingly devoid of human rights protections, Amnesty International said in a new research briefing released today, exactly one year after the Beijing-imposed legislation took effect.

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen expresses sadness over Apple Daily closure

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday expressed sadness over the closure of the Apple Daily and said her nation will continue to support freedom for Hong Kong.

Australia: Campaigners demonstrate in Canberra, demand boycotting Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Canberra: A group of campaigners representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, Hongkonger and Taiwanese people held demonstrations in Canberra city, close to the  Parliament House in Australia, on Wednesday.

Apple Daily announces closure days after police crackdown

Hong Kong: Hong Kong's major  pro-democracy paper Apple Daily has announced its closure, just days after the head office of the organization was raided by police, giving a blow to press freedom of the city.

Hong Kong: Opposition Civic Party loses two-thirds of its district councillors

Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party lost two-thirds of its district councillors as they resigned just ahead of the new oath-taking rule, giving a jolt to the political setup of the region.

Hong Kong: Apple Daily may halt production

Hong Kong: Days after a police raid was conducted in the office of Apple Daily in Hong Kong, the pro-democracy print newspaper said it could stop publishing on Saturday.