Tag: Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Protests continue after concessions

In his latest update, Colin Sparks reflects on the continuing protest movement in Hong Kong following the withdrawal of the extradition bill that initially sparked the resistance.

Hong Kong: first concessions to mass pressure

Carrie Lam has made a first small concession to the Hong Kong protest movement. Colin Sparks reports that, so far, this attempt to split 'radicals' and 'moderates' has not succeeded.
An empty carriage of the Hong Kong metro, filled with a thick fog of pepper spray.

Arrests fail to slow the movement

In his latest update, Colin Sparks reports on the escalating resistance in Hong Kong in the face of unrelenting police brutality.

American Decline and the Rise of China

China is challenging the USA’s global dominance. Trump’s tariff wars have highlighted growing tensions. China’s rise is in part due to America’s decline, but after Tiananmen and Hong Kong, is it any better? Join the discussion, led by Charlie Hore, who has been writing on China for many years.

Hong Kong demonstrations continue despite police violence

In his latest report from the Hong Kong protests, Colin Sparks describes the convergence of police violence and business opposition against a tenacious and evolving mass movement.

Hong Kong: mass protests in the rain

In his latest dispatch from Hong Kong, Colin Sparks reflects on the significance of yesterday’s illegal mass demonstration.

Tensions rise in Hong Kong

Colin Sparks reports on the latest developments in Hong Kong, where the movement on the streets is showing impressive resilience as direct pressure from Beijing builds.
Large crowd, Shatin, Hong Kong

Mass mobilisation shakes Hong Kong

Colin Sparks reports from Hong Kong, where strikes and protests are shaking the government.

Revolt in Hong Kong

Charlie Hore provides some background on the magnificent protest movement in Hong Kong, and discusses the strategic dilemmas ahead.

The slow death of Hong Kong

Sue Sparks reports from Hong Kong, where mainland China is tightening its grip Hong Kong rarely makes it to the international news, but the disappearance of five people, all connected with a publishing company and...