Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • India imposes curfews in Kashmir after clashes during religious procession

    India on Sunday imposed curfews in several parts of the contested Kashmir region, after clashes between security forces and Shi’ite Muslims taking part in a procession. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Thousands of Russians rally to demand free elections

    A few thousand Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital’s city legislature on 8 September, defying a ban which has been enforced. ...