The European parliament is considering taking legal action against China in the United Nations’ highest court – the International Court of Justice. This is in response to China’s decision to impose a national security law in Hong Kong and its position that the Sino-British Joint Declaration is an invalid ‘historic document’. A draft resolution on […]
Author: Clarissa Leung
Clarissa is an aspiring undergraduate journalist from Hong Kong. As an international student, she is currently studying media and communications at the University of Leeds. Her areas of interest include politics, human rights, social movements and internet culture.
“A hand rules pity as a hand rules heaven; hands have no tears to flow.” (Dylan Thomas) Government buildings and police stations set ablaze, multinational businesses wrecked with bricks, enraged protesters on the streets being tear-gassed and shot at by police officers. Are these the symptoms of the 2020 pandemic? I’m not talking about the […]
The city of Hong Kong is immersed in stifling tear gas once again as thousands take to the streets protesting in the midst of a global pandemic. And they have every right to do so, for now. Because what has made the people of Hong Kong risk their health is no trivial matter: the freedoms […]
Fear “America first”, not Covid-19. “Don’t ask me, ask China” retorted the US President Donald Trump in a press conference on Monday after being challenged by Weijia Jiang, the Asian-American White House correspondent of CBS News, who questioned his “America leads the world in testing” statement and competitive approach to fighting Covid-19. In times of […]