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World  /  Published 31.07.20

HK postpones elections to 2021

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a September 6 election for the city’s legislature for a year because of a spike in novel coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy op...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 29.07.20

HK university sacks veteran activist

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) on Tuesday sacked veteran pro-democracy activist Benny Tai from his tenured position as an associate professor of law, in a move he called “the end of academic ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 25.07.20

HK couple charged with rioting found not guilty

A newly-wed couple who were among the first to be charged with the serious crime of rioting in connection with the protests in Hong Kong were found not guilty on Friday. The judge in the case said th...
By New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

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 05.07.20

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 04.07.20

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 04.07.20

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 02.07.20

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


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