Three prodemocracy activists on the run from Beijing, three wild and bizarre journeys to—and through—America
To choose its next leader, Hong Kong uses words such as election, campaign, and vote to present the facade of freedom.
Hong Kong’s main press club has given up in the face of a new, repressive regime.
The city deftly connected China and the world for decades. That historic balancing act won’t be revived.
America used the word human-rights activists have long argued applies to the campaign against Rohingya Muslims.
The city was once lauded for controlling the coronavirus’s spread. But this month, it recorded one of the highest death rates in the world.
Government officials claim that Hong Kong’s media environment is “as vibrant as ever,” another addition to their accrescent portfolio of lies.
Xi Jinping’s first and only priority is political security, making a quick reopening almost untenable.
Two of the country’s most notorious political families are teaming up for the upcoming presidential election to consolidate and control power.
Beijing rewrote the rules of Hong Kong’s recent elections, and the result among voters was apathy.
Suu Kyi may spend the rest of her life in political prison, but the fight for democracy in Myanmar rages on.
The removal of a monument to the Tiananmen Square massacre is part of a broader effort in Hong Kong to erase the public memory.
Beijing’s bludgeoning of the prodemocracy movement in Hong Kong would not have been possible without the enthusiastic help of willing collaborators.
A small Hong Kong newspaper illustrates how Beijing uses the tools of a free society to suppress freedom itself.
Beijing’s gloating over America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan masks a deeper anxiety.
A region that was on an upward trajectory has seen its prospects for progress badly damaged by the coronavirus.
Myanmar’s diplomats in the U.S. and at the UN moved to oppose a coup—and found themselves in limbo.
The conviction of a pro-democracy activist is a watershed moment.
Apple Daily was a flawed symbol for media rights. But its closure marks a dark new chapter in Hong Kong.
Much of Asia cannot (or will not) yet get jabbed, so the region is still having to rely on suppression tactics.