Freedom of expression activists denied entry to international conference
Recent articles in Hong Kong (China)

Freedom House said the unprecedented crackdown reveals the intention of the Chinese Communist Party to suppress any effort by Hong Kongers to salvage democratic representation.

Three youth activists were handed prison sentences for their involvement in a protest held in front of police headquarters last year, while the owner of a pro-democracy newspaper will be held in custody on fraud charges until at least next April.

In a letter sent to Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, several media groups urge the government to open up searches of information. This was prompted by the filing of a case against RTHK producer Bao Choy who was charged after accessing a government vehicle database for an investigative report.