Hong Kong Protests
World  /  Published 01.03.21

47 HK activists charged in one swoop

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion in the largest single crackdown on the Opposition under a China-imposed nation...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 31.12.20

China jails ten Hong Kong activists

A Chinese court sentenced 10 Hong Kong activists to between seven months and three years in jail on Wednesday for illegally crossing the border. The group had all faced charges in Hong Kong over anti...
By Reuters in Shenzen, China

World  /  Published 11.12.20

Jimmy Lai charged under security law

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been charged under the city's national security law, amid a widening crackdown on dissent, according to local media reports. Lai, w...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 24.11.20

Wong pleads guilty to ‘inciting’ 2019 protest

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was remanded in custody on Monday after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly near the police headquarters during ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 08.08.20

US imposes sanctions on Carrie Lam

The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and 10 other senior officials in Hong Kong and mainland China over their roles in cracking down on politica...
By New York Times News Service in Washington


World  /  Published 01.12.19

Protesters back on HK streets

Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, after a rare lull in violence, as residents took to the streets chanting “revolution of our time” ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Why does PM not tell China we are watching HK: Congress

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit, the Congress on Thursday asked why does Prime Minister Narendra Modi not say that India is watching muzzling of pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong when ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.11.19

Pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong stabbed

An anti-government assailant stabbed and wounded a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker who was election campaigning on Wednesday, police said, in another escalation of violence surrounding the protests dem...
By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.11.19

China warns it won’t tolerate Hong Kong dissent

China warned on Friday it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong’s governing system, as it laid out plans to boost patriotism in the city and change how its leader is chosen or removed after ...
By AFP in Beijing

World  /  Published 04.10.19

Carrie Lam bans masks in hardening stance on protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday banned protesters from wearing masks in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in ...
By AP in Hong Kong


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