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Elaine Yu

Elaine Yu

Elaine Yu is a journalist based in Hong Kong, with an interest in gender, urban development, and money in politics. She has written for CNN International, the New Yorker, VICE News, The Nation, Dissent, The Baffler, and other publications. 
Hong Kong protesters walk tightrope between peace and violence
Hong Kong protesters walk tightrope between peace and violence
After weeks of escalating violence Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement has pivoted back to its peaceful origins, but experts and activists predict...
'An eye for an eye': Sea of black at Hong Kong airport protest
'An eye for an eye': Sea of black at Hong Kong airport protest
The protesters streamed into Hong Kong airport and quickly transformed the arrivals hall at one of the world's busiest transport hubs into a sea of...
Lam says Hong Kong is on the brink as protesters unleash travel chaos
Lam says Hong Kong is on the brink as protesters unleash travel chaos
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a "very dangerous situation", the city's leader warned Monday as train travel and...
Protesters ransack Hong Kong parliament on China handover anniversary
Protesters ransack Hong Kong parliament on China handover anniversary
Hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament late Monday as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, ransacking the building...