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Alibaba founder Jack Ma resurfaces in Hong Kong: Reports

Hong Kong: Alibaba founder billionaire Jack Ma, who remained mostly out of public view ever since a regulatory clampdown started on his business empire late last year, is currently present in Hong Kong, media reports said.

Hong Kong University orders to remove Tiananmen memorial statue

The University of Hong Kong has directed to remove a statute which commemorates the Tiananmen Square massacre, an episode which can be seen as yet another stance taken by China to dominate over the region.

China's Evergrande suspending Hong Kong stock exchange trading

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: China's second largest property developer, Evergrande Group, is suspending trading in its shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

Hong Kong group forced to delete content on Tiananmen crackdown

Hong Kong:  A prominent pro-democracy group in Hong Kong has deleted its publications from the internet following a notice from the police authorities to take down their posts, media reports said on Sunday.

Wikipedia bans 7 mainland Chinese users

Beijing: The foundation which operates Wikipedia has banned seven mainland Chinese users from its websites globally and revoked administrator access and other privileges for 12 other users, following a report of threats to Hong Kong users, media reports said.

Members of anti-China group appear in Hong Kong court

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: Seven members of an anti-China group appeared at the West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts on Friday on suspicion of violating the national security law in Hong Kong.

Journalists' association release report on the deterioration of press freedom in Hong Kong

Hong Kong:  On July 15, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) published their 2021 annual report on the effects of a repressive government on the media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) supported its affiliate HKJA and the report’s findings.

Hong Kong: First person charged under national security law imprisoned for 9 years

Hong Kong activist Tong Ying-kit, who is the first person to be convicted under the national security law Beijing imposed on the city, has been jailed for nine years, media reports said on Friday.

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.