The mass movement in Hong Kong against the local stooges of the Beijing regime appears to be an unstoppable force coming up against an immovable object. Over the past nine weeks, around 600 people have been arrested, over forty of them on charges of riot that can carry a ten year prison sentence.

On Saturday (10 August) more rallies...


On Tuesday 9 July, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's Chief Executive (appointed by Beijing) declared that the controversial extradition bill that has sparked weeks of mass protests is "dead". Her opponents - now battle-hardened demonstrators who fear the...


Hong Kong’s government has, for the first time, moved to ban a political party, as the Beijing-driven political crackdown in the territory widens. On 17 July, the Security Bureau served notice it will use the Societies Ordinance – a relic of British colonial rule – to ban the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party (HKNP).

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