“Summer of protest: Are we witnessing a turning point in Hong Kong politics?” (The Big Q, August 13, 2019)

As Hong Kong’s summer of discontent passes its tenth week of street protests, analysts agree on one key point: this is the biggest political crisis the city has seen since its reversion from British colony to Chinese Special Administrative Region in 1997.

Read more at: https://www.thebigq.org/2019/08/13/summer-of-protest-are-we-witnessing-a-turning-point-in-hong-kong-politics/

“Umbrella Movement on Trial” (Yale Daily News, November 26, 2018

On Nov. 14, 2018, a sociologist at the Chinese University of Hong Kong gave his last lecture, entitled “Tribute to the Enlighteners.” To a standing room-only crowd of over 600 people, professor Chan Kin-man discussed his life of activism, which culminated in the 2014 Umbrella Movement, a demonstration in support of greater democracy for Hong Kong — a demonstration that lasted 79 days and drew the world’s attention to a moment of political awakening.

Read more at: https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/11/26/ho-umbrella-movement-on-trial/

“The Trouble with Hong Kong’s Chief Executives” (China File, January 28, 2016)

On January 14, the trial of Sir Donald Tsang, Hong Kong’s former chief executive who served from 2005 to 2012, was set for January 3 of 2017. This past December, Tsang pleaded not guilty to two counts of misconduct in public office, charges on which he was indicted in October.

Read more at: http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/viewpoint/trouble-hong-kongs-chief-executives.