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Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest

HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled gr...

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest

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Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight o...
2019-07-11, 16:39

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong...
2019-07-14, 19:39

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to...
2019-06-16, 11:39

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she...
2019-06-10, 06:52

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
2019-06-11, 12:39

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
2019-06-15, 12:26

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead’ but declines to withdraw it Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
2019-07-09, 12:39

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawal City’s leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand that it be scrapped completelyHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam ha...
2019-07-09, 07:26

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear con...
2019-06-10, 10:52

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
2019-06-16, 03:39

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest Hong Kong’s government has signaled it will push ahead with amending extradition laws despite a massive protest that underscored fears about mainland...
2019-06-10, 13:52

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
2019-06-13, 19:00

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
2019-06-13, 06:13

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Hong Kong leader may delay extradition bill as Biden warns 'world is watching' Carrie Lam expected to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, plans to del...
2019-06-15, 07:13

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve ...
2019-06-18, 19:39

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The Hong Kong government is set to suspend a contentious proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China after mass protests and street clashes shoo...
2019-06-15, 06:52

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill...
2019-06-14, 15:00

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal th...
2019-06-19, 10:39

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
2019-06-10, 15:26

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additi...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extraditio...
2019-06-12, 09:13

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country...
2019-06-14, 10:13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead amid mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the ...
2019-07-09, 09:52

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that w...
2019-06-15, 13:00

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
2019-06-12, 13:26

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
2019-06-14, 17:13

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wi...
2019-06-16, 08:26

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
2019-06-10, 17:26

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking prote...
2019-06-17, 09:39

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
2019-06-12, 23:26

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread ange...
2019-07-01, 08:26

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
2019-06-18, 14:00

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protes...
2019-07-01, 20:39

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. ...
2019-07-09, 20:52

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister Ther...
2019-06-04, 16:13

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly i...
2019-06-16, 11:00

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition...
2019-07-09, 13:39

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encr...
2019-07-02, 12:52

Massive Crowds Take To Streets in 'Last Fight' For Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
2019-06-09, 12:52

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of prote...
2019-06-16, 15:26

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city g...
2019-06-17, 04:52

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who st...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding contr...
2019-06-17, 12:13

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional...
2019-06-12, 10:39

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Preparing to Return to the Streets After a Key Ultimatum Expires Today Hong Kong is bracing for more protests as a key deadline approaches for the government to withdraw a divisive extradition bill. Protesters have issue...
2019-06-20, 13:00

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie...
2019-06-21, 04:39

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. . The post Hong Kong polic...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, a...
2019-06-15, 13:39

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
2019-06-06, 16:26

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
2019-06-08, 13:26

Hong Kong chief says extradition law will go to legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition law will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&#...
2019-06-11, 05:13

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
2019-06-12, 18:13

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
2019-06-10, 15:39

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong's government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the terr...
2019-06-03, 12:13

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
2019-06-14, 11:52

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes...
2019-05-29, 07:39

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
2019-06-07, 18:13

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
2019-06-09, 09:52

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
2019-06-15, 11:00

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiau...
2019-06-09, 11:00

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has...
2019-07-14, 19:26

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweepin...
2019-05-29, 06:26

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradi...
2019-06-23, 00:52

The Latest: Germany reviews its Hong Kong extradition accord HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The German government says it...
2019-06-12, 17:13

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
2019-06-12, 09:13

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
2019-06-12, 12:52

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to m...
2019-06-11, 01:52

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
2019-06-12, 12:52

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
2019-06-12, 00:52

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
2019-05-26, 15:26

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer o...
2019-07-15, 20:13

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to ...
2019-06-20, 13:00

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WA...
2019-06-13, 08:13

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
2019-07-08, 09:13

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature...
2019-07-01, 23:13

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vanda...
2019-07-04, 07:00

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
2019-06-15, 22:00

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial ...
2019-06-28, 20:39

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fe...
2019-07-14, 13:00

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extrad...
2019-07-06, 02:26

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
2019-06-13, 20:13

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland...
2019-05-31, 12:52

'We have the voice': More than 200,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 200,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local ...
2019-06-09, 17:00

Clashes erupt as thousands march in Hong Kong against Chinese traders Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-...
2019-07-13, 19:52

The Latest: Beijing condemns Hong Kong protest actions China’s foreign ministry has condemned the occupation and vandalization of Hong Kong’s legislature by pro-democracy protesters as “serious illegal ac...
2019-07-02, 11:26

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
2019-07-08, 18:00

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition ...
2019-06-17, 02:39

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much...
2019-06-02, 15:26

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradit...
2019-06-12, 22:00

Hong Kong youth vow to fight on as China gets tough on protest Democracy activists worry that Beijing’s hardline attitude will result in a vicious circle of violenceWhen hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s...
2019-07-07, 10:13

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that wou...
2019-06-14, 04:39

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquar...
2019-06-17, 19:39

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers The start of a Hong Kong legislative session on a contentious extradition bill has been delayed as protesters massed outside to block entry to the ch...
2019-06-12, 06:26

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s deba...
2019-06-11, 22:13

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, war...
2019-06-11, 02:00

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted ag...
2019-06-12, 06:13

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the ...
2019-06-16, 19:39

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an op...
2019-06-20, 12:13

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial...
2019-06-12, 10:39

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
2019-06-09, 13:39

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
2019-06-05, 02:00

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers ...
2019-06-22, 04:13

Joshua Wong released from prison day after hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong A day after organizers said 2 million Hong Kongers took to the streets to march against an extradition bill with China, one of the city's pro-democra...
2019-06-17, 09:39

Thousands Dressed In Black Rally To Demand Hong Kong Leader Steps Down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after...
2019-06-16, 15:26

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an ext...
2019-06-16, 06:13

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests...
2019-06-16, 08:26

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
2019-06-10, 08:39

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijin...
2019-07-04, 08:13

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more ...
2019-07-08, 04:39

The Latest: Taiwan groups rally to support Hong Kong protest Thousands of people have gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters who are marching against a proposed extradition...
2019-06-16, 13:13

Hong Kong protest ends in chaotic clashes between police and demonstrators Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill came one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiViolent clashes have erupted between Hong Kong police and protester...
2019-07-14, 21:13

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say p...
2019-06-11, 11:39

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstr...
2019-06-16, 04:52

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wo...
2019-06-09, 07:26

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the ...
2019-06-22, 06:00

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” ...
2019-07-13, 16:26

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature ye...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bu...
2019-06-07, 19:26

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
2019-06-16, 13:26

Tens of thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after...
2019-06-16, 10:39

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed...
2019-05-26, 19:26

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violent protests A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland Chin...
2019-06-13, 06:52

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
2019-06-14, 07:00

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of hu...
2019-06-18, 15:52

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW...
2019-06-17, 09:13

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a cr...
2019-07-02, 23:39

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice&#...
2019-06-10, 07:00

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects...
2019-06-14, 15:00

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law. The post Hundred...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Try to Disrupt Handover Anniversary Event Tense scenes as Hong Kong’s leader, speaking to an annual ceremony marking city’s return to Chinese control from Britain, pledged that the government...
2019-07-01, 04:13

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...
2019-06-12, 09:13

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
2019-06-17, 12:39

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news v...
2019-06-19, 08:52

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WAT...
2019-07-01, 07:26

Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’ Protesters opposed to the administration of Carrie Lam say they will continue their demonstration movement even after she declared that the effort to...
2019-07-09, 14:13

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-13, 08:13

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and pro...
2019-06-14, 14:39

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
2019-06-15, 04:26

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
2019-06-11, 11:39

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as e...
2019-06-16, 03:39

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
2019-06-10, 21:13

Hong Kong: Opponents to crime bill fight police, smash windows Activists opposed to a proposed Hong Kong law allowing extraditions to China stormed into the Legislative Council building Monday, vandalizing the ce...
2019-07-01, 21:26

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
2019-06-11, 13:39

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
2019-06-15, 10:26

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
2019-06-15, 12:01

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
2019-06-14, 10:26

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester 'Raincoat Man' who died fighting extradition law Parents of Hong Kong man who plunged to his death putting up banners against extradition legislation urged young people to continue their struggle. ...
2019-07-12, 01:39

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
2019-06-14, 07:26

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind biparti...
2019-06-19, 22:13

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
2019-06-16, 09:26

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the ...
2019-07-09, 16:13

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
2019-06-29, 13:52

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president ...
2019-05-27, 08:39

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the sou...
2019-07-03, 16:52

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and publi...
2019-06-16, 14:26

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow till after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed to later this year a plan to use drones to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport, saying it ...
2019-06-16, 12:26

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to...
2019-05-24, 18:13

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame...
2019-06-08, 01:00

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were ...
2019-06-04, 15:52

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government dist...
2019-06-04, 19:52

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again fl...
2019-06-04, 17:13

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdow...
2019-07-01, 16:00

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the gov...
2019-06-21, 09:39

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online ca...
2019-07-07, 15:39

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling f...
2019-06-30, 16:52

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to ...
2019-07-07, 01:39

Britain’s May delays Brexit bill but resists calls to resign British Prime Minister Theresa May has backed down on plans to seek Parliament’s backing for a Brexit bill that has been rejected by much of her Cons...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrat...
2019-06-30, 16:52

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the...
2019-07-01, 07:00

| Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicin...
2019-06-28, 13:39

Thousands of Czechs protest for fourth week against justice minister Thousands of Czechs protested for a fourth week in a row on Tuesday against a justice minister they fear could influence a criminal case against Prim...
2019-05-22, 04:13

Outrage as Trump delays putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill until 2026 As a candidate Trump called planned replacement of Andrew Jackson with anti-slavery activist ‘pure political correctness’Donald Trump’s administratio...
2019-05-23, 20:52

Thousands of people protest against Donald Trump's state visit – video Trafalgar Square in central London became the focal point for tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters on Tuesday. The US president dismissed the d...
2019-06-04, 20:00

Trump baby blimp flies again in London with thousands set to protest UK visit A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was raised Tuesday morning in London, with thousands expected to protest against the ...
2019-06-04, 12:26

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent just...
2019-07-06, 13:52

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would supp...
2019-06-04, 02:39

The Cannabis Debate: Legalisation could mean opportunities for investors but disruption for thousands of dealers on London estates Marco leaned against the front door of his high-rise flat in Battersea and lit up his sixth joint of the day. "There are maybe 800 flats in these end...
2019-07-01, 20:39

Donald Trump UK visit: Thousands to protest on second day of president's trip as he and Theresa May hold talks Protesters are set to hit the streets of London in their thousands on the second day of Donald Trump's state visit as he prepares to hold talks with ...
2019-06-04, 05:52

Protest at Oregon Capitol as climate bill stalls Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse in Oregon to show support for Republican Senators who walked out to block a climate change bill...
2019-06-28, 04:00

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that ...
2019-05-30, 22:39

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education pro...
2019-06-18, 02:52

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are ...
2019-06-14, 00:13

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 ...
2019-07-01, 19:52

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
2019-06-10, 04:13

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstration...
2019-07-02, 05:26

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senato...
2019-06-28, 04:00

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
2019-06-12, 13:52

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
2019-07-10, 21:13

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
2019-06-19, 23:39

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened t...
2019-06-21, 15:39

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
2019-06-15, 09:52

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
2019-06-11, 17:52

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
2019-07-05, 20:39

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
2019-06-17, 09:52

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
2019-06-17, 12:13

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge d...
2019-07-13, 11:13

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
2019-07-11, 17:52

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope,...
2019-07-11, 10:39

UK's May to raise Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue of protests in Hong Kong with China's Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, who is on a visit to London to...
2019-06-17, 13:00

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
2019-07-02, 12:52

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legi...
2019-06-12, 12:26

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
2019-06-13, 16:39

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as co...
2019-06-21, 07:13

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosio...
2019-07-01, 07:00

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the...
2019-06-20, 20:39

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
2019-06-19, 20:39

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
2019-06-12, 22:13

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against B...
2019-06-23, 16:52

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
2019-05-28, 12:52

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emb...
2019-07-01, 18:26

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
2019-06-28, 18:00

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
2019-07-04, 14:52

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
2019-06-16, 20:39

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always ...
2019-06-30, 07:52

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader t...
2019-06-22, 11:13

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before...
2019-07-03, 20:13

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
2019-06-16, 22:00

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed...
2019-07-03, 20:13

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hund...
2019-06-13, 11:39

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice ...
2019-07-09, 16:52

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governme...
2019-07-04, 01:13

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prot...
2019-06-30, 13:52

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
2019-06-21, 21:52

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
2019-06-11, 16:52

Hong Kong protesters: Desperation led to legislature attack Four protesters who took part in the storming of Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday have spoken to The Associated Press, explaining why they felt comp...
2019-07-04, 13:52

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullet...
2019-06-13, 14:39

For Hong Kong Celebrities, Supporting Protests Comes With a Cost Denise Ho, a Cantopop singer, has championed the protesters. But she is blacklisted in mainland China, and few Hong Kong stars have been willing to f...
2019-07-06, 05:26

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government proteste...
2019-07-06, 16:00

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainlan...
2019-07-14, 10:39

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
2019-06-18, 06:26

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not...
2019-06-15, 19:52

The Latest: Hong Kong activist angry over decision on law HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Prominent Hong Kong act...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
2019-07-12, 08:52

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
2019-06-27, 23:13

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Ha...
2019-06-27, 22:13

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong K...
2019-06-27, 18:52

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
2019-06-14, 01:13

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a spe...
2019-07-09, 04:26

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
2019-07-08, 02:39

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong iss...
2019-06-24, 08:00

The Latest: Hong Kong police fight with protesters Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
2019-07-14, 16:39

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process t...
2019-06-13, 15:13

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual...
2019-06-28, 13:00

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
2019-07-01, 18:26

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
2019-06-20, 13:00

The Latest: Protesters try to break into Hong Kong building HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Combative protesters are...
2019-07-01, 09:13

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
2019-06-17, 18:26