Tag Archives: Hong Kong Protests

  • Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk

    Crowds of protesters who filled Hong Kong's streets with demands for more democracy thinned dramatically Tuesday after student leaders and the government agreed to hold talks. ...

  • Hong Kong protesters defy Beijing with calls for democracy

    Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton charges to stand firm in the centre of the global financial hub on Monday. ...

  • Protesting Hong Kong students storm government complex

    Dozens of protesters broke through the gates of Hong Kong's government headquarters late Friday in an ongoing student demonstration against Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy. ...

  • Thousands of activists stage ‘black cloth’ march in Hong Kong

    Thousands of pro-democracy activists clad in black marched silently through Hong Kong on Sunday, holding banners saying they felt betrayed and angry at Beijing's refusal to allow fully-democratic elections. ...

  • Organisers of huge Hong Kong rally arrested

    Police on Friday arrested the organisers of Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy rally,, sparking outrage from campaigners for "political suppression". ...

  • Hundreds arrested after huge Hong Kong democracy protest

    Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge pro-democracy rally that mobilised half a million people. ...

  • Hong Kong marches for democracy as govt says “doing its utmost”

    Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday, in possibly the biggest challenge to Chinese Communist Party rule in more than a decade. ...

  • Hong Kong activists predict biggest protest since China handover

    Activists expect more than half a million people to take to the streets on Hong Kong's annual protest day in what would be the biggest march since Britain handed the city back to China. ...

  • China warns of limits to Hong Kong freedom as protests loom

    China warned Hong Kong on Tuesday that there were limits to its freedom and it should adhere strictly to the law ahead of a planned pro-democracy protest. ...

  • Huge protests in Hong Kong on Tiananmen anniversary

    More than 100,000 protesters have flocked to Hong Kong's Victoria Park to mark the 24th anniversary of China's deadly Tiananmen Square crackdown. ...