Hong Kong Protesters Are Worried About Facial Recognition Technology. But There Are Many Other Ways They're Being Watched.
“We don’t know what this government can do. We don’t know what these police can do."
Chaos At Hong Kong's Airport As Riot Police Charge Protesters
Riot police with batons and pepper spray charged protesters outside the terminal after days of extreme tension. One video showed a police officer drawing a gun.
This Hong Kong Pop Star Told Protesters To Stay Strong Against Chinese Scare Tactics
“If we scare ourselves that easily, it’s going to be so easy for the police to break us apart. We have to stand strong and stand together,” Denise Ho told BuzzFeed News.
These Intense Photos Show Just How Big Hong Kong’s Airport Protest Has Grown
Pro-democracy demonstrators, wearing bandages in solidarity with a woman reportedly shot in the eye with a beanbag round by police, occupied Hong Kong's airport for a fourth day Monday.
Chaos In Hong Kong As Police Fire Tear Gas Sold By The US And A Car Rams Protesters’ Barricade
One person was injured when a car struck a barrier set up by protesters as Hong Kong’s head of government said the city was on the “verge of a very dangerous situation.”
Hong Kong Protesters Smashed Their Way Through Glass And Metal To Get The Government’s Attention
Limbs wrapped in plastic. Hard hats at the ready. The smell of spray paint thick. This was the scene in Hong Kong as protesters forced their way inside the government’s headquarters.
Huge Protests Are Tearing Hong Kong Apart. And This Family.
Au wants to protest a controversial bill that has divided Hong Kong. Au’s father wants police to crack down on protesters.
A Lyft Driver With A Criminal Record Was Charged With Rape. So Why Was He Even Behind The Wheel?
The world’s largest background check company screens job applicants for thousands of companies — but employees describe a process prone to errors that allegedly led to serious harm.
US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State
Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and profile its own citizens.
There’s A Growing “Boycott Apple” Movement In China Because Of The US Trade War
There’s been a flurry of anti-Apple and anti-US messages posted on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, following new US–China tensions over Huawei.
Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s New Company Is Operating In Iraq
Frontier Services Group has not publicly stated it is working in Iraq, but documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show it was registered there last year.
If You're Drugged And Raped, The Police May Never Know. Here's Why.
Everything about date rape drug tests — from the way they are performed to how the results are interpreted — is deeply unreliable. So why does the legal system treat them like gospel? A BuzzFeed News investigation.
A Leaked Memo Says Chinese State TV Registered As A Foreign Agent "In The Spirit Of Cooperation"
"It's already hard describing who we work for," one CGTN source said. "This makes it even more complicated and uncomfortable when talking to anyone on the outside."
Her Reporting Led To The Firing Of Canada’s Ambassador. That’s Made Her A Target For China’s State Media.
“I’m starting to feel unsafe even though I’m in Canada,” Joanna Chiu wrote on Twitter.
Two Chinese Skating Judges Have Been Suspended For Favoring Their Country's Skaters
The judges were named in a recent BuzzFeed News investigation.
Figure Skating Just Changed Its Rules To Fight Judges' National Bias
The rules follow a BuzzFeed News Investigation that showed judges frequently up-score skaters from their own country.
March For Our Lives Rallies Made A Huge Push To Register Teen Voters Across The US
Registering young people to vote was a top priority for the thousands of people who rallied across the US Saturday as part of the March for Our Lives protests against gun violence.
Trump Went To Mar-A-Lago This Weekend And March For Our Lives Protesters Showed Up Outside
One March for Our lives rally, in West Palm Beach, Florida, got as close as possible to President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort, where he was spending the weekend while hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated.
How Figure Skating Judges May Have Shaped The Olympic Podium
An analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that judges displayed a strong preference for skaters from the same country at the 2018 Winter Olympics, and that it may have made a difference in a gold medal finish.