Arrest threats and fake car crashes: How China blocks journalists in Xinjiang

By Eva Xiao The three men were so busy staging a fake car crash they failed to notice the very people they were trying to block: foreign journalists...

‘This is my home, I want to be here’: Hong Kong’s ethnic minority protesters...

Beneath the surface of any Hong Kong protest lies the question of identity. Pro-democracy and anti-extradition protesters often use elements of local culture, like...

Social workers, psychologists offer emotional support to Hong Kong protesters after four deaths

Online groups have offered emotional support to protesters after four people linked to the campaign against the extradition bill died. Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung,...

‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’: Religion on the forefront of Hong Kong’s protests

By Yan Zhao and Catherine Lai Held aloft above a sea of protesters marching through the heart of Hong Kong, the hand-written cardboard sign made...

Video: Hong Kong journalism watchdog condemns obstruction of TVB cameraman at anti-extradition law demo

The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) has condemned the obstruction of journalists at work after a TVB cameraman was driven away by anti-extradition law...

Lowest rating yet for a Hong Kong leader: Popularity of Carrie Lam plunges to...

The popularity of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive has plunged to a historic low, according to a regular University of Hong Kong (HKU) survey released...

Event: Hong Kong Social Enterprise showcase – how to give back to the community

Are you a social entrepreneur dedicated to giving back to the community? Learn all about how to maximise your impact at the Social Enterprise...

Sing Hallelujah to the Lord: How the church is reminding Hong Kong’s gov’t to...

Every day after the first march against the government’s extradition bill on June 9, there was a group of Christians singing and praying outside the...

A language under attack: China’s campaign to sever the Uighur tongue

By Rustem Shir, Research Associate with the Uyghur Human Rights Project Of the 7,111 languages being spoken around the world, 41 per cent can be...

‘Happy to see Hong Kong become part of China’: Social media alarmed over Google...

Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google’s translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week that...

Hong Kong lacks hospitality, but can you do service with a smile on a...

By Regina Chen, Charleen Chen and Iris Yeung. Jacqueline Wang, a 20-year-old Chinese student who studies in the United Kingdom, travelled to Hong Kong earlier this year. High...

Solemn commemorations around the world mark 30 years since the Tiananmen Massacre

Groups across the world gathered on Tuesday to commemorate 30 years since the Tiananmen crackdown in a series of poignant spectacles. Hundreds, perhaps thousands,...

Hong Kong school head called police over student-backed petition opposing controversial extradition bill

The principal of a Hong Kong secondary school has asked the police to intervene after finding out someone made him a signatory to a...

Hundreds of petitions appear in protest of Hong Kong’s controversial China extradition bill

Hundreds of petitions have appeared over recent days in opposition to the Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill, attracting thousands of signatories from Hong Kong...

Bogus prince, real frog: Hong Kong’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is a decades-old fairy...

Hong Kongers are being told a fairy tale about an imaginary land called Lantau Tomorrow Vision that will magically resolve our housing problems and...

Event: #24HourProject in Hong Kong – Documenting humanity in the ‘largest street photography event...

Global photography movement the 24HourProject is coming to Hong Kong on Saturday, with a special focus on women’s rights. Founded by photographers Renzo Grande and...

Environmental activist becomes first Hongkonger to climb Mount Lhotse – world’s fourth-highest peak

Environmental activist Wong Wai-kin has become the first Hongkonger to climb Mount Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain in the world. Wong, 47, reached the 8,516-metre high peak...

In Pictures: Shots of Hong Kong’s Bank of China under construction, following the death...

US architect I.M. Pei, known for his distinct modern style of bold lines and unique structures, died last week in New York, aged 102. Embed...

New deputy director role proposed for public broadcaster RTHK, but critics fear gov’t influence

The Hong Kong government is looking to set up a deputy director position at Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK, which it said will be...

HKFP Lens: Thien-Ty Ly returns with a panoramic take on everyday Hong Kong

Hong Kong Free Press is a non-profit English language news source seeking to unite critical voices. Free and independent, HKFP launched in 2015 amid...

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