Hong Kong laws - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Hong Kong laws


China backs Hong Kong extradition law, opposes 'foreign interference'

Jun 10, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Beijing is unmoved by the protest, with foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang saying it 'will continue to firmly support' the Hong Kong administration

BLOCKED ROADS. Protesters block roads with barricades during clashes with police after a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 10, 2019. Photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP

Hong Kong court declares male gay sex laws unconstitutional

May 30, 2019 - 6:54 PM

It is the latest legal victory for Hong Kong's gay community who have struggled to persuade the pro-Beijing authorities in the international financial hub to allow gay marriage or civil unions

GAY RIGHTS. A same-sex couple hold hands during an event to raise awareness of gay rights in Hong Kong on May 25, 2019. Photo by Philip Fong/AFP