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Former Governor Christopher Patten Foresaw the Fall of Hong Kong

According to Apple Daily, it was 24 years ago that Governor Christopher Patten outlined 16 indicators, in his final administrative report, that would herald the fall of Hong Kong.  Patten, Hong Kong’s 28th and last governor, had grave concerns about its future. In his report, he posed questions about whether freedom of the press would ...

Hermann Rohr

Hong Kong at night.

Chinese Blogger Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Criticizing CCP

Liu Yanli, a popular celebrity Chinese blogger, was recently sentenced to a 4-year jail term by a local court. The 45-year-old was charged with “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” when all she did was criticize some actions of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its leaders. Jailing Liu Yanli The court found Liu guilty of ...

Max Lu

Liu Yanli.

Wanted Hong Kong Activists Granted Protection In Germany

Two wanted activists in Hong Kong were granted refugee status in Germany. And it seems like this development will affect the city’s reputation negatively. Safer in Germany than in Hong Kong According to the German consulate in Hong Kong, the decision to protect the refugees was a choice made independently by the country’s foreign ministry. ...

Max Lu

The German Reichstag building.