Latest from Shibani Mahtani
Lawmakers disrupted a speech by Hong Kong’s leader, while Beijing said it rejects any foreign interference and accused Washington of harboring sinister intentions.
  • Oct 16, 2019
After months of protests and no signs of the government giving in, some activists are hoping for foreign pressure.
  • Oct 14, 2019
Hong Kong’s position as a gateway to mainland China may now come with more risk than opportunity.
  • Oct 8, 2019
The move to ban masks has only unleashed more dissent in the city.
  • Oct 6, 2019
Amid fears of fresh violence, supermarkets, convenience stores and the subway system were shut down in the normally buzzing city of 7 million. 
  • Oct 5, 2019
The announcement quickly provoked a fresh wave of anger on Hong Kong’s streets, and critics said it represents an erosion of the territory’s freedoms. 
  • Oct 4, 2019
Yet while the police officers are despised by many in their city, they have become heroes in mainland China. 
  • Oct 2, 2019
Police were out in force for the sensitive anniversary, and the shooting represents a major escalation. 
  • Oct 1, 2019
The Washington Post's Shibani Mahtani reports from Hong Kong where some of the most destructive protests took place in the more than four months of unrest.
  • Oct 1, 2019
Police hit hard against protesters in what is likely an effort to deter demonstrations on the upcoming anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
  • Sep 30, 2019