File Photo : Hong Kong protesters rally in support of the human rights of Xinjing Uighurs in Hong Kong, China, December 22, 2019 REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Hong Kong braces for protests over Christmas holidays

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong is gearing up for demonstrations over Christmas week with protesters planning events in districts across the city, including in prime shopping malls, the latest…

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A protester is detained by riot police during the “Lest We Forget” rally in Kowloon in Hong Kong, China December 1, 2019. REUTERS/Laurel Chor

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, ending a rare lull in violence, as residents took to the…

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Member of a safety team established by police and local authorities inspects around a statue of Dr Sun Yat-sen, as they assess and clear unsafe items at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hong Kong, China November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

China warns U.S. of retaliation for law backing Hong Kong protesters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China warned the United States on Thursday it would take “firm counter measures” in response to U.S. legislation backing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and said…

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A pro-democracy supporter (C) opens a bottle of champagne outside a polling station to celebrate after pro-Beijing candidate Junius Ho lost a seat in the district council elections in Tuen Mun district of Hong Kong, early on November 25, 2019. – Hong Kong’s voters turned out in record numbers for local council elections that the city’s pro-democracy movement hopes will add pressure on the Beijing-backed government to heed their demands after months of violent protest. Lengthy queues snaked out of polling stations across the territory in the election for 18 district councils, where high turnout is expected to benefit democratic forces. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)

Hong Kong leader vows to ‘listen’ as voters send sharp rebuke to Beijing

Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to “listen humbly” to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing victory in community-level elections that revealed broad public support for a protest movement that has stirred months…

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A woman campaigns for a candidate outside a polling station during local elections in Hong Kong, China November 24, 2019. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Hong Kong voters queue up early over fears of later clashes

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong voters at some polling stations for district council elections were queuing up by the hundreds on Sunday morning, citing concerns voting could be halted…

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University students wear Guy Fawkes masks, popularised by the ‘V For Vendetta’ comic book film, before their graduation ceremony at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong on November 5, 2019, to mark a month after a colonial-era Emergency Regulations Ordinance to prohibit the use of face covering at protests came into effect, following its announcement by Chief Executive Carrie Lam on October 4. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP)

Hong Kong rights bill clears US Congress, heads to Trump

US lawmakers overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that supports human rights and democracy in Hong Kong and also backs the territory’s anti-China protesters, sending the measure opposed by Beijing to President…

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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters return to the streets of Hong Kong for a mass rally on Sunday.

Options fade for last Hong Kong campus protesters as U.S. bill angers China

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options early on Wednesday as police outside…

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An anti-government protester holds a bow as he stay at a makeshift gate during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Another day of chaos looms for Hong Kong amid relentless city-wide protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt the…

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An anti-government protester throws a molotov cocktail at the MTR University station during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. November 13, 2019 REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong readies for more chaos as violence spreads citywide

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters planned to paralyze parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with transport,…

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Riot police standoff with university students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Violence brings Hong Kong to ‘brink of total breakdown’: police

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas in the heart of the Central financial district and at two university campuses to break up pro-democracy protests as violence…

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A demonstrator wears a Guy Fawkes mask during an anti-government protest in Central, Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Flash mob wreaks havoc in heart of Hong Kong financial district

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A flash mob sprang up in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial center on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas at a university campus and…

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A policeman walks under cordon at the site where a pro-democracy protesters was shot by a policeman in Hong Kong on November 11, 2019. – A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters — hitting at least one in the torso — during clashes broadcast live on Facebook, as the city’s rush hour was interrupted by protests. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Hong Kong police shoot protester as flashmob rallies target rush hour

A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters on Monday morning, hitting at least one in the torso, as anger sparked by the recent death of a student spilled…

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Riot police member runs to detain a protester during an anti-government rally in Hong Kong, China October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Hong Kong counts down to Halloween protest fright night

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police tightened security and braced for potential evening clashes on Thursday between masked “Halloween” pro-democracy protesters and fancy-dressed clubbers in a popular party district…

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FILE PHOTO: People attend a march in Causeway Bay in solidarity with the student protester who got shot by police with live ammunition in Hong Kong, China October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Hong Kong protesters rampage as police call for curfew

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong demonstrators clashed with police into the early hours of Thursday, throwing petrol bombs and venting their anger over the shooting of a teenager earlier…

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Hong Kong flash-mob rallies erupt as anger mounts over shot protester

Spontaneous flash-mob rallies broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as anger mounted over police shooting a teenage protester who attacked officers in a dramatic escalation of the violent unrest…

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Protesters carry a black version of Hong Kong’s national flag during a march in Hong Kong’s Kowloon district of Kwun Tong on August 24, 2019, in the latest opposition to a planned extradition law that has since morphed into a wider call for democratic rights in the semi-autonomous city. – Hong Kong riot police on August 24 fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a standoff in a working-class district descended into violence. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

HK mass rally plan cancelled after leading activists arrested 

HONG KONG (Agencies) – A major pro-democracy march planned for Saturday in Hong Kong has been cancelled, after three prominent pro-democracy activists were arrested on Friday. Activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow…

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(Photo) Thousands of protesters converged on the Hong Kong police headquarters, the latest in a wave of anti-government demos/AFP

Hong Kong police slam ‘illegal’ protest as HQ siege ends

Hong Kong police on Saturday slammed an “illegal” blockade of its headquarters after a 15-hour siege by anti-government demonstrators calling for the resignation of the city’s pro-Beijing leader. Thousands of…

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