Tag Archives: Protest

  • US House passes Hong Kong ‘Democracy Act’

    The US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the city, prompting an angry response from China. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Significant protest by Tibetans at Chennai

    The Tibetans, now scattered around the world, should derive confidence and inspiration from Tibetan protesters in Chennai, in conducting the freedom movement for Tibet. ...

  • China’s Xi lands in India amid scattered Tibetan protests

    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India on Friday for talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to halt a slide in ties over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. ...

  • Indians urge authorities to release Tibetans detained ahead of Xi visit

    The Group's National Convener RK Khrimey said that the Constitution of India ensures the right to protest against injustices prevailing despite any indulgence of political powers. ...

  • Chinese soldiers in Hong Kong warn protesters as emergency rules fail to quell unrest

    Chinese soldiers issued a warning to Hong Kong protesters on Sunday who shone lasers at their barracks in the city, in the first direct interaction with mainland military forces. ...

  • Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban masks

    Hong Kong's leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling months of unrest sparked immediate fresh rallies. ...

  • China could take ‘much harder’ line against Hong Kong after celebrations

    Now that China’s 70th anniversary celebrations are over, Beijing could take a “much harder” line on Hong Kong if violence continues to mount, says a professor at Cornell University. ...

  • Hong Kong crisis threatens to spoil China’s 70th party

    China's tightly choreographed 70th birthday bash next week risks being upstaged by pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, casting a shadow over China's momentous anniversary celebrations. ...

  • Thousands rally to commemorate 2014 Hong Kong protests

    Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the 2014 protest movement. ...

  • Tibetan students march for global climate strike

    Chanting slogans and carrying placards, exile Tibetan students joined the global climate crisis protests taking place around the world. ...