Tag Archives: Hong Kong Protests

  • US House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights

    US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special treatment of Hong Kong. ...

  • Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit

    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of an extradition bill. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will China mend its ways after Hong Kong protest?

    Comparing the Hong Kong protest to the way it crushed the Tiananmen Square protest, one must not think that the Chinese government has become less ruthless or more human rights conscious. ...

  • Pressure mounts on Hong Kong leader over extradition plan

    Hong Kong's embattled leader faced mounting pressure on Friday to abandon a deeply unpopular plan to allow extraditions to China, with protest organisers getting police go-ahead. ...

  • China extradition clashes plunge Hong Kong into historic violence

    Hong Kong was rocked Wednesday by the worst political unrest since its handover to China, as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who tried to storm parliament. ...

  • Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam vows to go ahead with extradition bill

    Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader said she had no plans to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal. ...

  • Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition law

    Huge crowds thronged Hong Kong on Sunday as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the pro-Beijing leadership. ...

  • Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition plan

    Tens of thousands of people hit Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, the crowds swollen by anger. ...

  • Young activists take on China as Hong Kong goes to polls

    Hong Kong goes to the polls on Sunday in the biggest vote since 2014 pro-democracy rallies, with young independence activists calling for a complete break from China running for office. ...

  • Thousands attend Hong Kong’s first pro-independence rally

    Candidates banned from standing for election in Hong Kong because they are advocating a split from mainland China led the city's first pro-independence rally Friday as tension over the upcoming vote escalates. ...