Hong Kong Watch in the media
Hong Kong Watch is a leading voice on human rights in Hong Kong. Our reports and views have received significant media attention. In this page, we have collected examples of references to the work of Hong Kong Watch.
Briefing on Public Order Ordinance
Coverage of Hong Kong Watch's briefing on Public Order Ordinance included:
Local Press, ‘報告：香港嚴苛《公安法》令德國決定庇護港人’ (in Chinese only)
The Stand News, ‘英國「香港觀察」：港府濫用公安法檢控，致德國庇護黃台仰李東昇’ (in Chinese only)
Post 852, ‘香港觀察報告指港府濫用《公安條例》 成德批難民庇護主因’ (in Chinese only)
On Extradition Law
Johnny Patterson, Financial Times, ‘Hong Kong’s reputation is threatened by extradition changes’
Financial Times, ‘Hong Kong: business must pay heed to the erosion of freedoms’
Apple Daily, ‘國會議員聯署動議英政府檢視修例 外交部斥「造文章」干涉內政’ (in Chinese only)
Post 852, ‘英外相透露駐港領事已向李家超表關注 指港府諮詢期短難獲廣泛看法’ (in Chinese only)
The Stand News, ‘英外相批港府諮詢不足 國會議員促研究對港英引渡安排影響’ (in Chinese only)
Local Press, ‘英國會譴責，英政府擔憂，引渡條例’ (in Chinese only)
Sing Tao Daily, ‘英國向港府表達關注 促全面廣泛諮詢’ (in Chinese only)
Ming Pao, ‘英駐港領事表達關注 外交部：修例屬必要 他國無權干涉’ (in Chinese only)
On the Prosecution of Umbrella Movement Leaders
Jung-Hoon Lee, WSJ, ‘China Cracks Down in Asia’s Once Freest City’
Benedict Rogers, The Spectator, ‘It’s time for the UK to stand up to China over Hong Kong’
The New York Times, ‘Hong Kong Umbrella Movement Leaders Are Sentenced to Prison’
Lord Alton, Sir Geoffrey Nice QC and Benedict Rogers, The Times, ‘Times letters: Tory unity, Brexit and fractured Remainers’
Report on Political Screening in Hong Kong
Coverage of Hong Kong Watch's report on the disqualification of candidates and lawmakers included:
New York Times, 'Hong Kong's pro-democracy bloc loses seat in key election'
Associated Press, 'Election gauges Hong Kong's stomach for defying Beijing' (syndicated to Washington Post and other outlets)
Dr Kevin Carrico, Academic Freedom in Hong Kong
Coverage of Hong Kong Watch's report on academic freedom in Hong Kong included:
Kevin Carrico, South China Morning Post (op-ed), Hong Kong leader’s role as university chancellor must end to protect academic freedom
Times Higher Education, 'Academic freedom in Hong Kong 'under threat''
Insider Higher Ed, 'Report on Academic Freedom in Hong Kong'
Lord Ashdown, Report on visit to Hong Kong
Coverage of Lord Ashdown's trip report included:
South China Morning Post, 'British peer dismisses Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s criticism of NGO report as ‘overreaction’'
South China Morning Post, 'Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam blasts UK group’s ‘unfounded and unfair’ report on city'
Benedict Rogers, Hong Kong Free Press, 'Carrie Lam: Lord Asdhown's report is not foreign meddling, it just reflects Britain's commitment to the handover'
Other media mentions
Other notable coverage of the activities of Hong Kong Watch include:
The Telegraph, ‘China accused of secret lobbying campaign in UK against its critics’
Daily Mail, ‘China slams British warning over Hong Kong freedoms’
New York Times, 'Hong Kong Activist Edward Leung Given 6 years for police clash'; The Telegraph, 'Leading Hong Kong activist jailed'
China Uncensored, 'Interview with Benedict Rogers'