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A human rights lawyer mysteriously disappeared and a UK consulate worker was detained for 15 days as China cracks down on Hong Kong supporters

As Hong Kong protests continue into their 11th week, China has toughened its crackdown on those it deems supportive of the unrest.

Mitch McConnell slams China over Hong Kong, threatens a global confrontation that could tank the finance hub

"Sooner or later, the rest of the world will have to do what the protesters are doing—confront Beijing," McConnell wrote in the Wall Street Journal.
This tattoo by Hong Kong studio Cattoys Tattoo shows a protester wearing a gas mask. On August 12, police fired tear gas at protesters in Kwai Fong station.

Hong Kong activists are getting protest tattoos of umbrellas, gas masks, and a bleeding eye, in a bold break with the movement’s anonymity

Instagram photos show Hong Kong protesters have had gas masks, hard hats, and yellow umbrellas inked onto themselves in commitment to the cause.
FILE PHOTO: Alibaba founder Jack Ma and CFO Maggie Wu react as the company's IPO begins trading at the NYSE in New York

Alibaba reportedly postpones its rumored $20 billion listing amid Hong Kong unrest

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will postpone its rumoured upcoming listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing waves goodbye to journalists after announcing his retirement as chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 16, 2018.

The investment firm founded by Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, just bought the biggest pub and brewery chain group in the UK — here&...

Li Ka-shing started out as a factory worker and is now the wealthiest man in Hong Kong. He has a net worth of $27.8 billion.
A passenger in the departure hall of Hong Kong's West Kowloon Terminus, which connects the city to mainland China by rail, August 20, 2019.

A worker at Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong went missing in China, and his girlfriend is blaming Beijing

Simon Cheng, an employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong, went missing during a business trip to mainland China.
A still of Donald Trump from the rap video posted by state media on Saturday.

Chinese state media broadcast a rap remix of Trump telling people to let China deal with the Hong Kong protests, in a cringeworthy attempt to undermin...

An auto-tuned clip of Trump from August 2 saying Hong Kong is part of China was used in "Hong Kong's Fall" by pro-government group Chengdu Revolution.
A protester cleans an information board during an event to clean Sham Shui Po MTR underground station in Hong Kong on August 19, 2019, one of the areas where clashes between police and protesters have taken place and tear gas used outside the station.

Hong Kong activists showed up to clean up a train station after violent clashes there with police

Hong Kongers on Monday returned to the scene of clashes between police and protesters — except this time, they came armed with cleaning supplies.
Protesters gather next to graffiti of "Pepe the Frog", outside the Central Government complex after a march during a demonstration on August 18, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.

Pepe the Frog, an alt-right symbol in the US, has emerged as the face of the Hong Kong protests

Pepe the Frog, a symbol associated with America's alt-right, has emerged as a pro-democracy freedom fighter in Hong Kong.

Facebook and Twitter say they’ve detected a Chinese propaganda campaign targeting Hong Kong protesters

Mass protests in Hong Kong have been ongoing for weeks over human rights concerns, and the Chinese government has been running a covert social media propaganda campaign to try and undermine the Hong Kong protests.