Hong Kong’s last British governor accuses Beijing of ‘vengefully’ targeting city freedoms

By Raziye Akkoc On June 30, 1997, Britain’s last governor of Hong Kong Chris Patten left Government House for the final time, struggling to contain his emotions as the “Last Post” played and the Union flag was lowered. The 25th anniversary is approaching of that rainy day and the midnight handover to China on July … Read more

Third political cartoonist leaves Hong Kong in less than 7 weeks, citing shrinking artistic freedoms

A political cartoonist has left Hong Kong, becoming the third to do so in less than seven weeks, citing concerns about shrinking freedom of expression in the city. Photo: Screenshot via Hong Kong Worker Facebook. Cartoonist Hong Kong Worker announced his departure on social media on Sunday, saying that he had arrived in Britain. “You … Read more