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Hong Kong democracy protest


Hong Kong's Apple Daily to live on in blockchain, free of censors

June 24, 2021 12:47 pm

Under the national security law, the Hong Kong government can request the blocking or removal of content it deems subversive or secessionist, raising fears over internet freedom in the global financial hub.

Hong Kong police under fire for tackling 12-year-old girl caught up in protests

September 07, 2020 12:37 pm

The video, shared widely on social media, several police officials pin the girl down after being tackled to the ground.

China introduces new security bill in parliament to tighten controls over Hong Kong

May 22, 2020 4:55 pm

Pro-democracy activists had said they feared "the end of Hong Kong" if China brought the new security law.

Hong Kong shop offers 'tear gas' flavor ice cream

May 15, 2020 4:26 pm

At about $5 a serving, tear gas ice cream has been a hit.

Watch: Hong Kong protesters wash pigeon affected by tear gas

October 22, 2019 2:05 pm

As the videos went quickly viral across the world after it was shared by someone on Reddit, many upvoted the post lauding the young protesters for taking care of the injured animal. 

More Hong Kong protests planned as US raises travel warning

August 08, 2019 6:35 pm

The protests in the Asian financial hub began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full democracy.

Hong Kong court grants activist Joshua Wong's prison appeal bid

November 07, 2017 8:47 am

Joshua Wong shot to stardom for his role helping spearhead the protests three years ago against Beijing's decisions to restrict elections for the city's top leader.

Hong Kong democracy students reject calls to retreat

December 03, 2014 8:49 am

Authorities cleared protesters from the working-class district of Mong Kok across the harbour last week.

Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk

October 07, 2014 5:20 pm

Despite the dwindling numbers of activists, protest leaders vowed to keep up the pressure until the government responds to their demands.

Hong Kong police arrest 19 in protest clash

October 04, 2014 12:05 pm

The standoff is the biggest challenge to Beijing's authority since it took over the former British colony in 1997.