Tag Archives: Protest

  • Protesters storm Hong Kong parliament on China handover anniversary

    Protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament building late Monday as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, smashing through reinforced windows and steel shutters. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Beyond Beijing: 1989 in Changsha

    Thirty years ago, the CCP’s army massacred peaceful demonstrators on Tian’anmen square, putting an end to a nationwide protest movement. Andréa Worden remembers 1989 in Changsha and Beijing. ...

  • Silence, US tensions mark Tiananmen 30th anniversary in China

    Beijing marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security, as the anniversary turned into a diplomatic slugfest with the US. ...

  • 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. ...