Tag Archives: Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong protesters hit pause to mark September 11 attacks

    Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report. ...

  • Hong Kong leader tells US not to ‘interfere’ after fresh protests

    Hong Kong's embattled leader warned the United States on Tuesday not to "interfere" with her government's response to the city's pro-democracy movement, after fresh protests. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup The King Kongs of democracy

    It's quite possible that the Hong Kong protesters are digging the road to democracy for the rest of China. Freedom is not a constitutional right -- it's a birthright. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Hong Kong people will see it through

    Until their demand of true universal suffrage is met, the people of Hong Kong will not rest. Now that they have started, we know they will see it through. ...

  • Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces withdrawal of extradition bill

    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward. ...

  • Hong Kong protest: From the front lines

    As the people of Hong Kong continue their struggle for democracy, they believe their fate may be determined by political pressure from the international community. ...

  • On Tibetan democracy day, exile parliament expresses support for Hong Kong

    Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Pema Jungney expressed support for the people of Hong Kong who are staging protests seeking the full withdrawal of an extradition bill. ...

  • Hong Kong police round up activists in crackdown on protests

    Prominent Hong Kong democracy activists including three lawmakers were arrested Friday in a protest crackdown -- a move described by rights groups as a well-worn tactic deployed by China. ...

  • China rotates new troops into Hong Kong amid mass protests

    China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the city's pro-democracy protests. ...

  • Hong Kong police fire first gunshot, water cannon in protest clashes

    Hong Kong police used water cannon for the first time and at least one officer fired his sidearm during pitched battles with protesters Sunday. ...