The year begins just as the old one ended, with people out on the streets of Hong Kong. Many are students and have a lot to risk by protesting.
The Swedish activist has returned to the German city almost exactly a year since her first visit. She told the audience she failed to understand how politicians could still "behave as though everything were fine."
Pakistani students are demanding their government evacuate them from China's coronavirus epicenter of Wuhan. They accuse Islamabad of betraying them to keep up good ties with Beijing. DW spoke to some of the students.
The region's chief executive says the 'one country, two systems' arrangement could continue if the city shows loyalty to Beijing. Pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong have been ongoing for over six months.
What began as a peaceful demonstration quickly escalated to brief cat-and-mouse clashes with police. The authorized gathering was forced to disperse after protesters threw water bottles and paint at police.
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