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Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is ‘dead’ after mass protests

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 12:38 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (July 9) the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on...

Hong Kong protesters break glass to storm legislature

Posted on Monday, 1 July 2019 07:47 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on Monday (July 1) on the anniversary of the city’s 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over planned laws that would...

Protesters scuffle ahead of Hong Kong handover anniversary ceremony

Posted on Monday, 1 July 2019 03:09 PM | No Comments
Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday (July 1), the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule. This is ahead of an annual rally that...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from jail

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 03:51 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday (June 17) after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement...

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters move barricades ahead of debate

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 11:47 PM | No Comments
Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday (June 12) as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill...