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  • China Nov 10, 2019

    Protesters in Hong Kong Vandalize Subway Station, Storm Mall

    Police fired tear gas and protesters broke windows at a shopping mall Sunday in anti-government demonstrations across Hong Kong amid anger over a student activist’s death and the arrest of pro-democracy lawmakers. Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over a proposed extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and...

  • China Nov 2, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters Test Mask Ban in Full Halloween Regalia

  • China Nov 1, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters Test Mask Ban in Full Halloween Regalia

    Hong Kong protesters continued their pro-democracy protests, now in their fifth month, by taking to the streets on Halloween Thursday decked out in costumes and masks to challenge a controversial face-covering ban. The Hong Kong government earlier this month used a British-colonial era emergency law to enact the ban to quell increasingly violent demonstrations. Protests first started in the city…

  • China Oct 31, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters Test Mask Ban in Full Halloween Regalia

    Hong Kong protesters continued their pro-democracy protests, now in their fifth month, by taking to the streets on Halloween Thursday decked out in costumes and masks to challenge a controversial face-covering ban. The Hong Kong government earlier this month used a British-colonial era emergency law to enact the ban to quell increasingly violent demonstrations. Protests first started in the city…

  • China Oct 31, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters Test Mask Ban in Full Halloween Regalia

    Hong Kong protesters continued their pro-democracy protests, now in their fifth month, by taking to the streets on Halloween Thursday decked out in costumes and masks to challenge a controversial face-covering ban. The Hong Kong government earlier this month used a British-colonial era emergency law to enact the ban to quell increasingly violent demonstrations. Protests first started in the city…

  • China Sep 21, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters, Police Face Off in Renewed Clashes

    Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon march by several thousand people in Tuen Mun, a district in the northwest of the Chinese territory. Hong Kong is in the fourth month of sometimes violent protests...

  • 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 10, 2019

    Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters as Marchers Defy Ban

    Police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after anti-government marches went ahead in two areas of the Chinese territory in defiance of an official ban. Tear gas was fired at a crowd of some 1,000 people in a brief evening standoff at a commuter rail station in Tai Wai in the northern region of New Territories....

  • China Jul 14, 2019

    Hong Kong Police Fight With Protesters Amid Rising Tensions

    Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence. The protest in the northern district of Sha Tin was peaceful for most of the day, but scuffles broke out when police started...

  • China Jul 2, 2019

    Riot Police Clear Away Protests From Hong Kong Legislature

    Hundreds of protesters swarmed into Hong Kong’s legislature Monday night, defacing portraits of lawmakers and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans in the chamber before vacating it as riot police cleared surrounding streets with tear gas and then moved inside. The three-hour occupation, which ended early Tuesday, came on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, a city holiday,...

  • NBC Jun 28, 2019

    Hong Kong Protesters Are in ‘Deep Fear' About Leaving a Digital Footprint

    The night before the massive protests in Hing Kong against a law that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, Hong Kong police arrested the administrator of one of the largest group chats encrypted messaging app Telegram, NBC News reported. Internet-savvy young people, who once only saw the upsides of a technology that helped them organize protests, have...

  • Associated Press Jun 17, 2019

    Hong Kong Police Clear Streets as Protesters Move to Park

    Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes Monday after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city’s government headquarters. The demonstrators who stayed after a massive protest march the day before, demanding that Chief Executive Carrie Lam abandon a proposed extradition bill, were seen streaming Monday morning into a space outside Hong Kong’s...

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