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Hong Kong's ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

HONG KONG: Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday (Dec 28) announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament. Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung were elected in citywide polls in September but deliberately misread their oaths of office during their… Read More »

US senators introduce bill to punish Chinese officials who suppress freedom in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON: United States senators Marco Rubio and Tom Cotton on Wednesday (Nov 16) introduced legislation that aims to take punitive action against those who suppress democracy in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act would “renew the United States’ historical commitment to freedom and democracy in Hong Kong at a time when… Read More »