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Protesters take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 31st anniversary of the crackdown of pro-dem

Hong Kong protesters gather on anniversary of mob attack

The Yuen Long attack, and the police's apparent failure to prevent it, exacerbated tensions during protests last year, plunging the global financial hub into crisis.

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
Protesters take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 31st anniversary of the crackdown of pro-dem

Fearful of China's new security law, Hong Kongers scramble for safe havens

Fueling the scramble, Britain, Australia, Canada, the United States and Taiwan have all proposed measures to help accommodate Hong Kongers.

By REUTERS
03/07/2020
Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second readi

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting national security law

"I’m scared of going to jail but for justice I have to come out today, I have to stand up," said one 35-year-old man who gave his name as Seth.

By REUTERS
01/07/2020
People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo

Twitter suspends Chinese operation pushing pro-Beijing COVID-19 messaging

The new operation likewise focused heavily on protests in Hong Kong, but also promoted messages about the coronavirus pandemic, exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui and Taiwan, the researchers said.

By REUTERS
12/06/2020
Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second readi

Police pepper spray Hong Kong protesters defying ban to mark Tiananmen

It was the first time there had been unrest during the annual Tiananmen vigil in Hong Kong, which police had prohibited this year citing the coronavirus crisis.

By REUTERS
04/06/2020

Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties

Justice minister Teresa Cheng said the basis for Trump's actions was "completely false and wrong," saying the need for national security laws were legal and necessary.

By REUTERS
30/05/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a campaign rally at the Giant Center in Hershey,

Trump: US to take action against China over Hong Kong this week

Pressed if this would include sanctions, he said: "No it's something you're going to be hearing about ... before the end of the week, very powerfully I think."

By REUTERS
27/05/2020

World governments are condemning the arrest of Hong Kong protesters

The arrests on Saturday were the biggest crackdown on the city's pro-democracy movement since the outbreak of mass protests last year.

By REUTERS
19/04/2020

Hong Kong police detain veteran democracy activists in raids

"They are doing whatever they can to try to silence, to take down, the local opposition."

By REUTERS
18/04/2020
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