Activists in Hong Kong and Bangkok have rallied in solidarity with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. His deportation from Thailand has set a "dangerous precedent," said a Hong Kong lawmaker.
In a trial that is set to define the future of civil liberties in Hong Kong, accused pro-democracy activists have told DW that Hong Kong's autonomy is under 'coordinated attack' from Beijing.
Two professors and a retired pastor have appeared before a Hong Kong court over their role in the 2014 Occupy movement for free elections. The trio might face long prison terms on public nuisance charges.
Thousands of people have turned out against a plan to build up to 400,000 homes on reclaimed land off the island of Lantau. Critics warn the project is too costly and will destroy the environment.
More than a dozen lawmakers have walked out while Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam laid out her vision for the city. The lawmakers warned of a press crackdown after a British journalist was given a week to leave the country.
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