Big read: The silencing of Hong Kong – how a superpower cracked down on its crown jewel

Long a place of free political expression and economic prosperity, Hong Kong has gone eerily silent since the National Security Law suppressed criticism of Beijing. While many protesters have gone to ground others, like Nathan Law, have fled the country to plead their cause abroad

Nathan Law: ‘I knew that if I stayed in Hong Kong I faced being jailed by Beijing. Leaving was now the only realistic way to continue my international advocacy work.’ Picture: Getty