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Hong Kong democracy


China passes security law for Hong Kong giving Beijing sweeping powers, report says

June 30, 2020 9:15 am

The legislation pushes Beijing further along a collision course with the United States, Britain and other Western governments, which have said it erodes the high degree of autonomy in Hong Kong.

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 protesters burn flag, police fire pepper spray

September 21, 2019 8:37 pm

Protesters in Hong Kong burn flag, police fire pepper spray in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances<

Heeding China's call, Hong Kong tightens grip on dissent

October 15, 2018 8:04 am

In just the last few months, the special administrative region has banned the Hong Kong National Party, which espouses separation from China, and barred some activists from standing in local elections.

Hong Kong police haul protesters away as camp site is dismantled

December 11, 2014 3:29 pm

Groups of up to four police started taking protesters away from the Admiralty site, next to govt buildings.

Hong Kong protesters shelve talks with govt

October 04, 2014 2:35 am

Police were struggling to keep order as the two sides tussled in a tense standoff.

Hong Kong students plan strike for democracy

September 04, 2014 7:36 pm

The original statue became a rallying point for pro-democracy supporters in Tiananmen Square and was destroyed in the crackdown.