Hong Kong pro democracy protests

'This is not over': Hong Kong protesters return to the streets

At one of Sunday's rallies -- a gathering to thank US lawmakers for their support -- protesters said they were determined to keep up the pressure on local authorities after the election victory.

published on : 1st December 2019

Hong Kong set for fresh protests as police end 12-day university siege

Renewed calls to hit the streets came after Beijing and city leader Carrie Lam refused further political concessions despite a landslide victory for pro-democracy parties in local elections.

published on : 29th November 2019

Hong Kong police face renewed pressure to end campus siege

Hardcore protesters occupied the campus nearly two weeks ago after blocking the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and set toll booths on fire during clashes with police.

published on : 27th November 2019

US Senate unanimously passes bill supporting human rights in Hong Kong

The US lawmakers also approved a measure that would ban the sale of tear gas, rubber bullets and other equipment that have been used by security forces to suppress pro-democracy protests.

published on : 20th November 2019

Hong Kong officer hit by arrow as activists vow to 'squeeze economy'

Activists have vowed to "squeeze the economy" as the increasingly divided city reels from one of the worst weeks of violence in the months-long crisis.

published on : 17th November 2019

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests 'blossom everywhere'

The chaos was part of largely anonymous protest movement's new strategy of "blossom everywhere", in which small groups target as many parts of the city as possible  to cause maximum disruption.

published on : 13th November 2019

Mainland China students flee Hong Kong over protest violence fears

A group of mainland students at CUHK attempted to depart the campus Wednesday morning over safety concerns but had to be shuttled away by boat because they were unable to leave via obstructed roads.

published on : 13th November 2019

China calls for tough security laws to end Hong Kong turmoil

Efforts by Hong Kong's Beijing-controlled government to introduce tough security laws in 2003 caused major protests before being shelved.

published on : 10th November 2019

Hong Kong student's death triggers fresh outrage

Although the precise chain of events leading to  22-year-old Alex Chow's fall are unclear and disputed, his death is the first student fatality during five months of demonstrations.

published on : 8th November 2019

China condemns US House approval of bill on Hong Kong

The US House of Representatives passed the act, proposed by some congressmen, on Tuesday local time despite strong opposition from the Chinese government.

published on : 16th October 2019

US House passes Hong Kong 'Democracy Act' 

Its passage is likely to further aggravate China which has accused 'external forces' of fuelling weeks of unrest in the global financial hub.

published on : 16th October 2019

Apple removes Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Apple's withdrawal of the application from its App Store follows an accusation from China's state media that the app 'obviously helps rioters'.

published on : 10th October 2019

Donald Trump urges 'humane solution' in Hong Kong

Trump avoided expressing support for the protesters' unprecedented show of defiance against Chinese communist rule and questioned whether they were losing steam.

published on : 8th October 2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as lawmakers go to court

Thousands of protesters staged unsanctioned marches and flashmob protests at multiple locations on Saturday, a day after the city's leader outlawed face coverings at protests.

published on : 6th October 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns rioters, says everyone 'scared' 

'The extreme actions of rioters created a very dark night for Hong Kong and made Hong Kong society semi-paralysed today,' said Carrie Lam.

published on : 6th October 2019
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