In a city where China has made some ideas suddenly dangerous, people are trying to figure out where the boundaries lie, and how their lives have changed.
It pays to play the long game against people who want to be free.
The sweeping new security law in Hong Kong has further eroded what little support there was in Taiwan for unifying with the mainland.
The legislation grants Beijing broad powers to crack down on a variety of political crimes, including meting out life imprisonment for “grave” offenses. But the law is rife with ambiguities.
Mr. Thaci, who is scheduled to visit the White House on Saturday, was charged alongside nine others with crimes against humanity over actions during the 1998-99 war with Serbia.
Martin Lee, 82, has dedicated his life to bringing democracy to the Chinese territory while working within the system. Now he is under fire from both sides.