Hunger strikers, protesters march to chief executive’s residence to demand audience

Fourteen hunger strikers, accompanied by hundreds of protesters, marched to the official residence of Chief Executive Carrie Lam from Admiralty Centre last night to demand a conversation with the city’s leader and Police Commissioner Stephen Lo. The group of activists had been on hunger strike for 12 days, and one of the strikers — a ...

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‘The next Syria’? Pro-Beijing lawmaker claims ‘American agents’ fomenting ‘revolution’

‘The next Syria’? Pro-Beijing lawmaker claims ‘American agents’ fomenting ‘revolution’

As Beijing peddles the narrative on the mainland that the city’s long-running protest movement is the work of outside agitators, a local pro-establishment lawmaker has been...

Lam says anger over bill ‘not my personal problem,’ vows to stay on as leader following resignation report

Lam says anger over bill ‘not my personal problem,’ vows to stay on as leader following resignation report

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam today vowed to stay on as the city’s leader following a report that Beijing had refused to accept her resignation multiple times over...

Political party to file complaint after police pepper spray local councillor in Sheung Shui

Political party to file complaint after police pepper spray local councillor in Sheung Shui

A pro-democracy party will be filing a formal police complaint after one of their local politicians was pepper sprayed during a protest in Sheung Shui on Saturday. Video...

Beijing has rejected Lam’s resignation multiple times, telling her to ‘clean up the mess’: FT

Beijing has rejected Lam’s resignation multiple times, telling her to ‘clean up the mess’: FT

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has offered to resign multiple times in recent weeks over the city’s ongoing political crisis, but has been told by Beijing to remain in...

Police officer loses finger, 37 arrested in clashes after Sha Tin rally

Police officer loses finger, 37 arrested in clashes after Sha Tin rally

Police have arrested at least 37 people, and 28 people were taken to hospital in relation to a violent clash that took place at a Hong Kong mall last night following a protest in...

Clashes at latest Hong Kong anti-extradition march

Clashes at latest Hong Kong anti-extradition march

Police and protesters clashed again in Hong Kong Sunday as unrest caused by a widely-loathed plan to allow extraditions to mainland China showed no sign of abating.

Clashes as Hong Kong protesters vent at China border traders

Clashes as Hong Kong protesters vent at China border traders

Clashes broke out between police and Hong Kong demonstrators on Saturday as the latest anti-government protests took aim at traders coming across the border from mainland China.

New crowdfunding campaign raising funds for UK ads to ‘defend’ Sino-British Joint Declaration

New crowdfunding campaign raising funds for UK ads to ‘defend’ Sino-British Joint Declaration

Following the runaway success of a crowdfunding drive late last month, anti-extradition activists are again calling for donations to buy space in major newspapers, this time for...

Civil Human Rights Front announces new protest, court filing seeking review of police use of force

Civil Human Rights Front announces new protest, court filing seeking review of police use of force

The Civil Human Rights Front today announced plans for another major rally in Admiralty, adding that they also intend to file for a judicial review of police violence against...


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