Tag Archives: Hong Kong Protests

  • Hong Kong police shoot protester, igniting renewed fury

    A Hong Kong policeman shot a masked protester in the torso on Monday morning, igniting clashes across the city and renewed fury towards the force as crowds took to the streets to block roads ...

  • Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters demand ‘real autonomy’

    Hong Kong police fired volley after volley of tear gas to break up thousands of anti-government protesters, most dressed in black and wearing face masks, in Victoria Park. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Betrayal, greed, and myopic quest for self-interest

    I deeply worry about the Tibetan people, stuck in this once-friendly neighbor, once a safe haven, now turned into maze of traps, a good neighbor now reduced to capricious blood suckers. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Tibetans march in support of Hong Kong protests

    In a show of support for the protesters in Hong Kong, exile Tibetans marched, prayed, and shouted slogans in the capital of the Tibetan diaspora, McLeod Ganj, India. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will the Hong Kong protests move China towards being a better world citizen?

    The question is whether the Chinese government will mend its ways to gain more acceptability in the world as a civilized government that respects human freedoms and individual liberty. ...

  • Hong Kong protesters throng streets in pouring rain

    A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence. ...