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Publisher and politicians charged over Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and two opposition politicians have been charged with illegal assembly over a pro-democracy march last year. The months of demonstrations...

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

Thousands of protesters have flocked to a Hong Kong park calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s...

China replaces its top official in Hong Kong amid protests

China has replaced its top official in Hong Kong, state media said, as anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous territory enter their eighth month. Luo Huining,...

Big crowd gathers in Hong Kong for first pro-democracy protest of 2020

A huge crowd gathered in Hong Kong on Wednesday for an annual New Year’s Day protest march as the months-long pro-democracy movement extended into...

Hong Kong protests continue into new year

Hong Kong police used tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons against anti-government protesters over New Year’s Eve and into the early hours of...

Hong Kong police accuse protesters of inciting youth crime

Hong Kong police have accused activists in the long-running pro-democracy movement of inciting minors to commit crimes. The claim comes two days before a planned...

Hong Kong protest clashes continue in shopping centres and streets

Clashes are continuing in Hong Kong between police and anti-government protesters. Some demonstrators donned Santa hats as the protests, which have been going on for...

Hong Kong protest arrests surges past 6,000, say police

Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests. The arrests included...

Thousands of protesters take part in Hong Kong march

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a march seen as a test of the enduring appeal of an...

Pro-government protesters denounce Hong Kong ‘rioters’

Hundreds of protesters waving red Chinese flags have packed a Hong Kong park to denounce what they say is a reign of terror being...

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