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Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow denied bail after landmark sentencing

December 09, 2020 1:11 pm

The 24-year old activist was jailed on 2nd December along with Joshua Wong for their roles in an unlawful rally near police headquarters in 2019, the toughest and most high-profile sentencing of opposition figures this year.

Watch: 'India against CAA' protests witness thousands throng streets of Bengaluru

December 16, 2019 12:04 am

As the peaceful agitation continued for over 3 hours, protesters continued to reiterate that the protests would continue across the country until the Act is withdrawn.

Traffic resumes after Hong Kong clears protesters

December 12, 2014 10:28 am

Police said 249 people were arrested for unlawful assembly and obstruction, taking the total no. to 900.

Some barricades cleared from HK protest site

November 18, 2014 2:10 pm

Some protesters had already moved their tents to other parts of the protest zone ahead of the clearance operation.

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters face arrest, warn officials

November 11, 2014 10:59 am

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said also there's no room for further dialogue with the student-led protesters.

Hong Kong priority is to avoid violence: Barack Obama

November 10, 2014 3:13 pm

He says the U.S. won't stop speaking out about the things it cares about.

Xi Jinping backs HK Chief Executive, rejects demand of protesters

November 09, 2014 3:35 pm

Xi extended support to Leung and his government's efforts to safeguard the rule of law and maintain social order in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong protest talks show a wide gap between students, Beijing-backed government

October 22, 2014 3:21 pm

The students passionately explained why they had taken to the streets for more than three weeks to fight for greater democracy.

Hong Kong protests intensify as pro-democracy protesters plan to push their case with government

October 22, 2014 4:04 pm

A wide chasm separates the protesters and the government, which has labelled their actions illegal.

Hong Kong leader claims 'external forces' at play in pro-democracy protests

October 20, 2014 3:16 pm

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's statement was the first time he has alleged foreign involvement in the unrest.


Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

September 29, 2014 11:46 am

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.