Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Opposition leaders denied entry to Kashmir, sent back from airport

    Indian opposition leaders were barred from leaving the airport on Saturday in Kashmir, where local authorities had warned that their visit could stoke heightened tension in the region. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir

    Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout. ...