Betsy Joles

Betsy Joles

Betsy Joles is an independent journalist based in Beijing.

Hong Kong

Anger after Hong Kong police detain medics providing protest care

Hong Kong’s crackdown on volunteer medics has triggered a rebuke from doctors providing front-line care in protests

Anger after Hong Kong police detain medics providing protest care

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters hunker down as police cordon off campus

About 100 people are thought to be holding out after night of confrontations between protesters and police.

Hong Kong protesters hunker down as police cordon off campus

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters vow to 'defend' campus after fierce clashes

At the prominent Chinese University, demonstrators are digging in, and prepared for more confrontations with police.

Hong Kong protesters vow to 'defend' campus after fierce clashes

Hong Kong

Domestic workers search for rights amid pro-democracy protests

How the current movement in Hong Kong affects migrant domestic workers and their continued battle for equality.

Domestic workers search for rights amid pro-democracy protests