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HONG KONG POLICE NEWS

Hong Kong activist Jimmy Lai's office raided by police ahead of hearing

October 15, 2020 3:48 pm

Police have raided the offices of prominent Hong Kong activist and newspaper owner Jimmy Lai ahead of a court appearance where he will face charges under Hong Kong's controversial national security law.

Hong Kong: Thousands gather to mark anniversary of protests

June 10, 2020 4:48 pm

Police arrested 53 demonstrators for defying a ban on gatherings of more than eight people. Chief Executive Carrie Lam urged peace in the city, calling for a 'stable and peaceful environment.'

Hong Kong legislature starts voting on China national anthem bill

June 04, 2020 11:10 am

The bill, which states that "all individuals and organisations" should respect and dignify the national anthem and play it and sing it on "appropriate occasions" could punish those who insult the anthem with up to three years jail and/or fines of up to HK$50,000 ($6,450).

Hong Kong protesters vandalize subway station

September 22, 2019 4:07 pm

The protesters used hammers to knock the ticket sensors off gates and spray-painted and broke the screens of ticket machines.

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights

June 12, 2019 5:51 pm

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles with extradition bill protesters

June 12, 2019 4:04 pm

The proposed bill has attracted widespread criticism at home and abroad, prompting rare criticism from judges, Hong Kong's business community, some pro-establishment figures, and several foreign governments and business chambers.

World War II bomb defused in Hong Kong

January 28, 2018 6:07 pm

The police evacuated about 1,500 people on Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, Tony Chow, senior bomb disposal officer with the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Bureau, said the entire bomb disposal team of the Hong Kong Police went to carry out the operation.

20 injured in new Hong Kong protest violence

October 19, 2014 9:28 am

Hong Kong's government had confirmed yesterday that it would open talks with student leaders on Tuesday.

Hong Kong democracy street battles rage on despite imminent talks

October 19, 2014 1:44 am

Hong Kong's 28,000 strong police force have been struggling to contain a youth-led movement.

Showdown looms in Hong Kong as civil disobedience meets tear gas

September 29, 2014 12:38 am

30 injured as thousands protest, demand full democracy.