Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong arrests 53 activists as crackdown intensifies -media

The mass arrests were linked to an unprecedented, independently-organized, and non-binding vote last July to select opposition candidates for a since-postponed legislative election.

By REUTERS
06/01/2021

Beijing's HK office says US sanctions 'clowning actions' as tensions grow

The sanctions freeze any US assets of the officials, prohibit them from carrying out business in the country and generally bar Americans from doing business with them.

By REUTERS
08/08/2020
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

Beijing converts Hong Kong hotel into new national security office

The office will oversee the Hong Kong government's enforcement of Beijing's sweeping national security legislation.

By REUTERS
08/07/2020
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
Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second readi

China pushes back against Trump's pledge to 'take action' over Hong Kong

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said the security law will be "the death of freedom in Hong Kong."

By REUTERS
31/05/2020
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