Thousands of students are forming human chains in schools across Hong Kong to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes to push for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
The withdrawal of the extradition bill by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is a step in the right direction. The protestors though want all their demands to be met, so we might not see a lull in the protests
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s announcement of the withdrawal of the extradition bill that triggered months of often-violent protests may not immediately see an end to demonstrations,
It was not immediately clear if killing the bill would help end the unrest.
Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled leader Carrie Lam’s withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill
Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled city’s densely populated district of Mong Kok in the 14th week of unrest.
A new young protest generation in Hong Kong has exposed China’s failure to win over Hong Kongers — young or old — a trend that has shown up in surveys for years. As they confront the world’s most powerful authoritarian state, few believe that they can win — but their willingness to risk jail to protect Hong Kong
A month of marches as well as violent confrontations with police involving some hardcore protesters have left Hong Kong in a deep mess. With resentment persisting among people who are demanding that a controversial extradition bill be scrapped entirely, an independent inquiry into police tactics, amnesty
With no end in sight to protests, Hong Kong is passing through a rough phase. Millions have taken to the streets over the past month in some of the largest and most violent protests in decades over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party.
Hong Kong singer Denise Ho spoke past two interruptions by a Chinese diplomat at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva recently. Ho said that Hong Kong’s democracy and human rights were under “serious attack” and that China should be removed from the council for kidnapping booksellers,