Reading Time: 4 minutes Hong Kong’s streets are deserted and only stores selling face masks have any customers.
Reading Time: 5 minutes WhoWhatWhy spoke to a US citizen who survived a nightmare in a Chinese prison. Was his arrest part of an organized campaign against Americans?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Fear is growing among Hong Kong’s protesters that China’s totalitarian crackdown in the western province of Xinjiang is a dark warning of things to come.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Democracy is a dangerous pursuit these days in Hong Kong — candidates and activists in crucial elections have been violently attacked.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Hong Kong, intimidation and paranoia are seeping into everyday life.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The four months of protests have enraged Beijing, but it still prefers banks to tanks.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has withdrawn the extradition bill that ignited three months of street protests, but her surrender appears unlikely to pacify the city’s demonstrators.