Hong Kong protests

In Pictures: Hong Kong protests over China security law

Thousands gather downtown for annual rally marking the anniversary of former British colony's handover to China.

In Pictures: Hong Kong protests over China security law

Hong Kong

Details of China's national security law for Hong Kong unveiled

Beijing says legislation is necessary after last year's protests; critics say sweeping law erodes Hong Kong's freedom.

Details of China's national security law for Hong Kong unveiled

Asia Pacific

World reacts to China's national security law for Hong Kong

Japan expresses dismay as EU 'deplores' passage of new law, prompting China to denounce interference in its affairs.

World reacts to China's national security law for Hong Kong

China

China passes Hong Kong security law, deepening fears for future

Law expected to come into force on July 1 in most radical change to semi-autonomous territory since 1997 handover.

China passes Hong Kong security law, deepening fears for future

Hong Kong

Hong Kong security law could mean life sentence for guilty: Media

Top officials are meeting in Beijing to draft the law, which is expected to come into force before Wednesday.

Hong Kong security law could mean life sentence for guilty: Media

Inside Story

Will international pressure improve human rights in China?

US imposes visa bans on Chinese Communist Party officials over policies on Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong people opposed to national security law: Reuters survey

Latest poll shows majority of people in the territory do not support the legislation that Beijing is imposing.

Hong Kong people opposed to national security law: Reuters survey

AJ Impact

US Senate approves China sanctions bill on Hong Kong law

Congress has been increasingly assertive in trying to pressure China as tensions grow between the world's top economies.

US Senate approves China sanctions bill on Hong Kong law

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong's Lam defends power to select judges under security law

Move comes as EU warns China of 'negative consequences' and concern new law will undermine city's judicial independence.

Hong Kong's Lam defends power to select judges under security law

Asia Pacific

China warns Taiwan against harbouring Hong Kong 'rioters'

Warning comes after Taiwan announced plans to help those thinking of fleeing Hong Kong as Beijing draws up security law.

China warns Taiwan against harbouring Hong Kong 'rioters'

Podcast

Hong Kong protests resume, with higher stakes

Demonstrators are resuming protests that began last year, but were temporarily halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hong Kong protests resume, with higher stakes

China

EU, China summit to cool tensions over coronavirus, Hong Kong

EU accuses China of disinformation over the pandemic but the two are also at odds over Hong Kong and an investment pact.

EU, China summit to cool tensions over coronavirus, Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong unions, students fail to get support for strikes

Planned strike against Beijing-backed national security law fell significantly short of 60,000 vote threshold.

Hong Kong unions, students fail to get support for strikes

Hong Kong protests

China to set up 'national security agency' in Hong Kong: Media

The new law would override any existing Hong Kong laws that may conflict with it, Xinhua news agency said.

China

China's top legislators draft details of Hong Kong security law

China and Hong Kong officials insist law won't affect average people amid criticism of the plan from US, UK and G7.

China's top legislators draft details of Hong Kong security law