• The indelible city of Hong Kong

    Kevin Carrico     |      June 7, 2022

    Indelible City – Dispossession and Defiance in Hong Kong by Louisa Lim is a haunting testimonial to the intertwined vitality, tragedy and hope of Hong Kong under the boot of the Chinese communist party.

  • Judicial repression in Hong Kong

    Brendan Clift     |      February 21, 2021

    Communist China’s remorseless strangulation of freedom in Hong Kong extends to its courts as well as politics and security.

  • International pressure can help protect Hong Kong

    Rachel Gray     |      August 1, 2020

    The UN needs to establish a special envoy to closely monitor the decline of human rights in Hong Kong, says Australia Director at Human Rights Watch and adjunct lecturer at UNSW Law Elaine Pearson.

  • The death of Hong Kong

    Keith Richburg     |      July 5, 2020

    Communist China’s brutal assault on Hong Kong’s last vestiges of freedom through its controversial new ‘security law’ is yet more chilling evidence of its repressive and expansionist nature.

  • The danger of keeping quiet

    Chris Patten     |      November 8, 2019

    The former Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for international collaboration and honesty in dealing with China.

  • Political ‘doxxing’ – A Hong Kong case study

    Elise Thomas     |      October 4, 2019

    Western social media companies must remain alert to the evolving tactics of those who use their platforms as a weapon against the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement.

  • Bringing Hong Kong back from the brink

    Keith Richburg     |      September 3, 2019

    Hong Kong’s current crisis is the result of the absence of politics. The chief executive and the cabinet were never elected, are unrepresentative and do not have to answer to ordinary Hong Kongers. Average citizens also feel they have no stake in a leadership system that ignores their needs, serves mostly the wealthy elite, and is answerable only to Beijing.

  • Hong Kong: The canary in the coal mine

    Brendan Clift     |      August 23, 2019

    Hong Kong continues to be wracked by civil unrest as its people protest against Chinese oppression. How did it come to this, what does it signal, and where is it likely to end?

  • China can’t avoid a clash over Hong Kong

    Donald Greenlees     |      July 29, 2019

    Clashes between nervous autocrats in Beijing and Hong Kong’s young pro-democracy activists may have severe repercussions for the region.