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World  /  Published 06.07.20

Hong Kong: Books of activists vanish

Books by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have become unavailable in the Chinese-ruled ciy’s public libraries as they are being reviewed to see whether they violate a new national secur...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 04.07.20

HK extradition treaty frozen by Canada

Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of new Chinese national security legislation and could boost immigration from the former British colony, top officials said on Fr...
By Reuters in Ottawa

World  /  Published 03.07.20

Beijing appoints HK security chief

Beijing has appointed an official who became prominent during a clampdown on protests in a Chinese village as director of its new national security office in Hong Kong, the official Xinhua news agency...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 03.07.20

UK asylum for HK consulate ex-staffer

A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful UK asylum case from the former British colony. Simon Cheng, who a...
By AP in London

Photos  /  Published 03.07.20

Protesters get pepper pellets, posters purged

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By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 02.07.20

HK law defied, 300 arrested

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China to sn...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.07.20

Boris in UK asylum offer

Britain adopted a  tough line with China over the introduction of a new security law in its former colony of Hong Kong. On Wednesday, Boris Johnson told the Commons that China was guilty of a &l...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Govt destroying secular democracy, says Chomsky

American theoretical linguist and political thinker Noam Chomsky has accused the Narendra Modi government of “destroying the Indian secular democracy and imposing a racist creed”.This is, however,...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta

World  /  Published 04.06.20

Mocking China’s anthem a crime in Hong Kong

Hong Kong made mocking China’s national anthem a crime on Thursday, passing a contentious law on the anniversary of the Chinese military’s bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy mo...
By New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.06.20

Hong Kong police block Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong police rejected an application on Monday for an annual candlelight vigil marking the anniversary this week of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as residents rushed to apply for passports ...
By AP in Hong Kong


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