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  • China Nov 20, 2019

    Last Campus Protesters Hold out as Hong Kong Schools Reopen

    Hong Kong schools reopened Wednesday after a six-day shutdown, but students and commuters faced transit disruptions as the last anti-government protesters remained holed up on a university campus, surrounded by police. City officials tried to restore a sense of normalcy as primary and secondary classes resumed. Workers began cleaning up debris blocking a major road tunnel, but it was unclear...

  • China Sep 15, 2019

    Violence Flares After Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban

    Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban. A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads...

  • Associated Press Sep 14, 2019

    Skirmishes Break Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Rallies

    Skirmishes broke out Saturday between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong and supporters of the central government at a shopping mall in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. Hundreds of pro-Beijing demonstrators sang the Chinese national anthem, waved red flags and chanted slogans at Amoy Plaza in the densely packed Kowloon district. Opposing protesters quickly gathered there,...

  • leader Sep 1, 2019

    Protesters Block Roads Near Hong Kong Airport

    Anti-government protesters blocked roads near Hong Kong’s airport with burning barricades and damaged a train station Sunday after a night of violent clashes with police. Train and some bus service to the airport on the outlying island of Chek Lap Kok were suspended. Some passengers walked to the airport, one of Asia’s busiest, carrying their luggage. Hong Kong has been...

  • Associated Press Aug 13, 2019

    Pro-Democracy Protesters Detain Two Men in 2nd Day of Clashes in Hong Kong Airport

    Demonstrators took matters into their own hands when they detained two men they believed were undercover agents.

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