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'PANDEMONIUM': Dramatic footage as CNN crew is caught between police and protesters in violent clash...
A CNN crew covering the ongoing Hong Kong protests, which have more than once proved violent over the months. On Friday, thousands took over an airport, clad in black, and tensions escalated quickly. CNN correspondent Anna Coren was on scene at the airpor
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 07:19 UTC
Facial recognition becomes a weapon in Hong Kong protests...
As Hong Kong convulses amid weeks of protests, demonstrators and the police have turned identity into a weapon.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 07:15 UTC
Hong Kong Protesters, Police Prepare for Another Clash...
Protesters and police prepared Sunday for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen injured in an outlying district toward the border with mainland China.A midafternoon rally has been calle
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 07:14 UTC
US State Department worried by Beijing's hints it could use troops to put down Hong Kong protests...
The United States government has expressed concern about recent statements by a senior Chinese military official suggesting that mainland forces could be deployed in Hong Kong to quell dissent on the city's streets."We note with concern the Chines
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 23:31 UTC
Mainland Chinese sentiment on protests 'may spur tougher line on Hong Kong'...
News of Sunday night's brutal attacks on protesters and journalists in suburban Hong Kong has been censored on the mainland, but vandalism at Beijing's liaison office received blanket coverage.As a result, while Hongkongers focused on an armed mob
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-22 21:51 UTC
Hong Kong braces for weekend of marches as pro-establishment camp to support police at Tamar Park ahead of Sunday's massive protest against the government...
Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of protests with the pro-Beijing camp set to stage its second major rally on Saturday to mobilise middle-of-the-road residents to condemn violence and support police, a day before yet another massive march against
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 14:43 UTC
Hong Kong protests: China has 'repeatedly refused' to let leader Carrie Lam resign...
Chief executive again uses loaded term 'rioters' to refer to protesters involved in clashes on Sunday
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 15:51 UTC
Organisers Say More Than 100,000 Participate in March Against Hong Kong Extradition Bill...
Organizers said that more than 100,000 people took part in an anti-extradition bill march on July 14 in Shatin, a city north of Kowloon, Hong Kong. Clashes between demonstrators and police were reported by local media, which said that police used pepper s
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:32 UTC
How Canadians are part of an underground network helping Hong Kong protesters in their struggle against Chinese control...
Hong Kong is Asia's most Canadian city, with 300,000 citizens among its residents, while more than 200,000 Hong Kong immigrants call Canada home. That close relationship is the reason why Canada is one hub of an international network supporting pro-de
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:31 UTC
Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced...
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total failure", but critics accused her of playing
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-09 16:14 UTC
Hong Kong Protests Show Dangers of a Cashless Society...
It can be easy to take cash for granted, especially in a wealthy, developed economy. Those fortunate enough to live ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 23:28 UTC
UK not ruling out sanctions on China over Hong Kong: FM Hunt...
LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has refused to rule out sanctions on China, as he is keeping his
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 15:12 UTC
Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia...
Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an "extradition agreement" that China had demanded the city's usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement wo
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 15:08 UTC
Hong Kong Activists Speak Out...
Young demonstrators speak of their passion, depression and steely determination to take to Hong Kong's streets again. They are clear in their opposition to Beijing's tightening grip on their city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 15:06 UTC
Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way'...
Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the mont...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-03 15:27 UTC
Hong Kong police prepare citywide raids to hunt down and arrest protesters who stormed and vandalised Legislative Council complex...
Hong Kong police are hunting down hundreds of protesters who stormed and vandalised the city's legislature and are preparing to launch citywide raids to arrest them, the Post learned on Wednesday.To locate the suspects, officers from the Organised Cri
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-03 15:26 UTC
Beijing Gives Warning To Hong Kong Protesters Over 'Serious Illegal Act'...
'They talk about the so-called right of freedom'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-02 17:37 UTC
UK warns of consequences over Hong Kong freedoms...
Britain yesterday warned China that there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-02 17:36 UTC
UK's Hunt: we expect China to abide by the 1984 Hong Kong treaty...
Britain expects China to abide by a 1984 treaty which guarantees basic freedoms to the former British colony of Hong Kong for 50 years, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday. In an interview with Reuters during a visit to Northern Ireland, Hunt al
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-02 17:35 UTC
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