As officials dawdle on releasing detainees, many are left without information or protection as their cellmates get sick.
As hospital stocks of protective gear dwindle, a mix of opportunists, Good Samaritans, and hustlers are in a mad dash to fill the need — for as much as $12 a mask.
Rounding up masks from garages and construction companies and test kits from research labs, a hardscrabble grassroots army has begun supplying doctors and nurses on the front lines of the war on COVID-19.
According to internal emails and a transcript of a staff meeting, at least three patients and five staff members have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. The hospital has a one-week supply of masks. Other hospitals around the country are facing similar circumstances.
After living in Hong Kong, I learned that small acts add up to large protections, and it’s the least we can do for those around us.
While Americans Worry About The AI Uprising, People In Japan Are Learning To Love Their Robots — And Be Loved Back
In Japan’s companion robots, AI and algorithms reflect back our worst fears and highest hopes — of death and for love.
Records obtained by BuzzFeed News show Hong Kong’s MTR has been directed by police to shut stations or stop service on days of major pro-democracy protests.
After months of protests in Hong Kong, universities became the site of dramatic battles that saw students armed with Molotov cocktails dodging rubber bullets fired by the police. How did we get here?
Students and police battled back and forth at the Chinese University of Hong Kong all day on Tuesday, with Molotov cocktails and tear gas flying between the two sides.
“I’m not optimistic," a 22-year-old protester said. "I think there will be more violence, more injuries, and maybe deaths."
Amazon, Apple, And Google Are Distributing Products From Companies Building China's Surveillance State
Three Chinese companies helped build a security state in China’s Xinjiang region to repress millions of Uighur Muslims. Amazon, eBay, Apple, and Google are still selling their products and distributing their apps.
BuzzFeed News found no evidence that TikTok blocks pro–Hong Kong democracy videos — or that many American teens were interested in the protests.
The subway has closed early all week after MTR stations were damaged in last week’s protests. Some are calling it a government tool to impose a curfew.
A new law aimed at keeping people off the streets backfired, as violence flared in Hong Kong yet again. Many are more concerned about what other restrictions the government is planning.
A video circulating online by pro-democracy supporters appears to show a protester being shot at point-blank range, as huge rallies take place on China’s 70th anniversary.
Days after an activist was doxed, thugs brutally attacked him outside his home. The site with information on him and more than 100 others is being spread by Chinese state media.
Hong Kong Asked 8 Global PR Firms To Help Rebrand Its Image After Months Of Protests. Everyone Said No.
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show that the Hong Kong government reached out to PR firms to help with its image after months of protests.
Pro-democracy protesters and police clashed in yet another violent standoff Sunday, as some demonstrators hope that the US will take notice of their cries for assistance.
The bipartisan bill introduced Wednesday comes on the heels of a BuzzFeed News investigation into a US company supplying crowd-control equipment to Hong Kong.
A BuzzFeed News investigation found low-paid American workers producing tear gas in potentially dangerous conditions. It's then shipped to Hong Kong, where it's used against pro-democracy protesters.