LGBT group withdraws from Pride in Hong Kong over years of exclusion

Sexual minority groups representing intersex and bisexual rights felt excluded from Hong Kong’s Pride Parade not just this year, but since the advent of the LGBT movement 10 years ago.

Counter-protesters meet pro-democracy rally groups on National Day in Hong Kong

Hundreds of protesters gathered on Monday at a crowded commercial street in Hong Kong for a pro-democracy rally that drew pro-Beijing counter-protesters while dozens of police formed a line to keep the two sides apart.

Indigenous Uighur Muslims in China have been condemned to silence for decades

Patrick Poon, a China Researcher from Hong Kong’s chapter of Amnesty International shared his insights with The Pandora Times and the organization’s global call for action to protect fundamental rights of an indigenous group, Uyghurs (or Uighurs).

Fatima Qureshi

Fatima Qureshi

Journalist

FATIMA QURESHI is a freelance journalist and recent graduate from the BA program in English and American Studies at the University of Hong Kong. She is a contributor at a few online-variety publications in the UK, gal-dem.com, Media Diversified and for a nonprofit refugee rights group, Table of Two Cities. Fatima currently serves as a Communications Coordinator at Justice Centre Hong Kong, a key legal service provider protecting and representing forced migrants’ rights for 11 years.

From 2017-18, Fatima was the Vice President of her university’s WorldMUN project for external outreach with major social activists and reformers in Hong Kong. She is currently leading an independent academic project to develop a holistic picture of the political and geographical origin of the Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, and Nepalis in Hong Kong by curating a multimodal research project of the history of the 1947 partition of India.