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‘Magic: The Gathering’ Pro Publicly Expresses Support for Hong Kong Protests

“It feels so good to play as a free man,” Hall of Famer Lee Shi Tian said in a post-game interview after expressing support for Hong Kong.

10.17.19

A Group of Masked Men Attacked a Hong Kong Protest Leader With Hammers and Knives

Jimmy Sham, says the men aimed for his head, and when people tried to intervene, the attackers threatened them at knifepoint.

10.16.19

Beijing Thinks Washington Has 'Sinister Intentions to Destroy' Hong Kong

China accused the U.S. of a "naked double standard" after the House passed two bills in support of pro-democracy protests.

10.15.19

Mandy Lee's Food Is Pretty, But the Emotions Behind It Aren't Always

Feeling isolated in Beijing, cooking became a dark obsession for Mandy Lee, the blogger known as Lady and Pups and author of the cookbook 'The Art of Escapism Cooking.'

10.11.19

Blizzard, Like Any Corporation, Can't Be Trusted To Care About Anything Past Profits

The Hong Kong protests are a complex issue, but you can be sure of one thing: corporations care the most about their bottom line.

10.11.19

Blizzard Doesn't Respect the Human Rights of Its Customers, Major Rights Organization Says

"By penalizing a player for speaking up in support of protesters exercising their right to freedom of expression, Blizzard demonstrates a lack of respect for the human rights of its users."

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10.11.19

Gamers Are Organizing a Mass Protest at Blizzard's BlizzCon

"They have no idea what kind of Internet shitstorm they've unleashed," the protest's organizers say.

10.11.19

‘The Internal Silence Is Deafening,’ Blizzard Employee Says About China Controversy

Blizzard employees are reeling after a week of controversy and protests.

10.11.19

Tech Companies Didn’t Plan for Chinese Censorship

Tech companies are censoring information about the demonstrations in Hong Kong. Civil liberties experts say this is symptomatic of larger problems.

10.11.19

Hong Kong Protester Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by Police After Being Arrested

“Do you know the body-search room in San Uk Ling​ is all dark? Do you know I am not the only one who suffered sexual violence by the police?"

10.10.19

China Called the App Hong Kongers Use to Avoid Tear Gas 'Poisonous.' So Apple Removed It.

Chinese officials criticized the company for permitting the crowd-sourced app, which Beijing says is being used to "target and ambush police."

10.9.19

An NBA Fan Was Ejected from a Game in Philly for Yelling 'Free Hong Kong'

The Sixers fan echoed the NBA exec's tweet that sparked an international incident with China

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