fhenry

312 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Following | 12 Followers | @fhenry | Keep up with fhenry on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “fhenry”

Hong Kong's protest art goes on display

Democracy activists in Hong Kong are preparing to mark the first anniversary of the ''umbrella movement''- when tens of thousands of people paralysed key parts of the city, calling for greater democracy.<p>Their demands were not met, but the protest inspired a creative outpouring on an industrial …

China

Joshua Wong and Alex Chow charged for illegal assembly after Occupy protests

Two key figures in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement have been charged with illegal assembly almost a year after students stormed government …

Special Feature: Hong Kong SAR at 18 - One Country; Incompatible Systems | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

On the 18th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China, it is clear that there is a problem: the Chinese Communist Party’s need for ultimate …

Meet Martin Lee, Hong Kong’s Defiant Democrat

When pro-democratic lawmakers in Hong Kong rejected China’s plans for electoral reforms last week, perhaps no one seemed more pleased than …

Hong Kong parliament defies Beijing's insistence and rejects 'democracy' plan

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong have defeated attempts to bring “fake democracy” to the former British colony by voting down a controversial Beijing-backed plan that sparked mass demonstrations in 2014.<p>The proposal – which China insisted represented true universal suffrage – would have seen …

How Hong Kong lawmakers rejected Beijing's 'sham' democracy plan

A misguided walkout by pro-establishment lawmakers allowed for a quick and eye-popping victory for democrats after a year of tussle over how to elect …

Hong Kong

Lawmakers' Blunder Turns Hong Kong Vote Into Resounding Defeat For Beijing

At the pivotal moment when Hong Kong’s political future was being determined by a crucial vote in the territory’s Legislative Council – many of the bill’s most ardent backers were missing from the chamber.<p>An ill-timed walkout by supporters of the government’s highly controversial plan turned …

China Media: Hong Kong Opposition ‘Destroyers’ of Democracy

Chinese state media blasted Hong Kong's pro-democracy opposition lawmakers on Friday for being “destroyers” of democratic development a day after …

Hong Kong Students Primed For Radicalism Over Long Term

The dust is still settling in Hong Kong after yesterday’s unexpected barely-there quorum and lopsided legislative defeat of a Beijing-backed proposal to introduce universal suffrage in the city’s chief executive election system. Predictably, senior officials voiced regret over the outcome.<p>While …

Hong Kong’s umbrella evolution | Financial Times

It is five months since Hong Kong’s Umbrella revolution folded up and called a halt to its occupation of the city centre. Although none of its …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong leaders have set the stage for another wave of pro-democracy protests

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>After reviewing of thousands of submissions from the public, academics, and NGOs following the pro-democracy protests that overwhelmed Hong Kong last year, the city’s leaders unveiled a new election plan today that almost exactly mirrors the controversial Beijing …

Hong Kong

'And then hell broke loose'

MSNBC.com’s exclusive feature-length documentary “The Umbrella Movement” reflects on the hopes, clashes, symbols, guardians, memories and …

VIDEO – What Happened Next? The Occupy Central Movement: Then and Now

What happened next? Six months have passed since students and supporters alike of Occupy Central took to the streets to fight for universal suffrage. …

BLOG – Dystopian Artwork Inspired by Cyberpunk Hong Kong

DeviantArt’s duster132 (Nivanh Chanthara) shares a cyberpunk, sci-fi vision of the future with HongWrong. His work includes a clear nod to Hong …

Occupy Hong Kong: Six Months Later

Six months have passed since the outbreak of the pro-democracy Occupy protests in Hong Kong, and a small but determined group of activists wants to make sure their struggle isn’t forgotten.<p>On the sidewalks by the legislative chamber and government offices in Admiralty, a collection of tents has …

Six Months After Beginning Of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement, Pro-Beijing Politicians Are Firmly In Charge

HONG KONG -- The world was transfixed late last September as tens of thousands of young protesters here took to the streets to demand the city’s next …

Occupy by stealth? Hong Kong protest camp grows as demonstrators mark six months of movement

Pro-democracy protesters are gathering at the site of Occupy Central's main camp to commemorate six months since the mass sit-ins began last year.<p>A …

DJI Phantom2 GoPro Hero3 Hong Kong Victoria Harbor compilation 720p

Streets of Hong Kong

Hong Kong at Night