Hong Kong

Protesters take part in a march on a street in Hong Kong, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Thousands of Hong Kong protesters marched from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police tactics.
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July 21, 2019 - 11:33 am
By Alice Fung and Yanan Wang HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evening. The action was the latest confrontation between police and demonstrators who have taken to the streets to protest an extradition...
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Protesters in Hong Kong took over the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber.
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July 04, 2019 - 9:42 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They were too few, 19-year-old Daisy Chan worried, and the police presence was heavy. As hours passed, thousands more...
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July 01, 2019 - 3:17 pm
By James Griffiths, Julia Hollingsworth, Ben Westcott and Eliza Mackintosh, CNN (CNN) - - On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic July 1 events have marked a break from...
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Protesters put a Hong Kong colonial flag and deface the Hong Kong logo at the Legislative Chamber after break in to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, July 1, 2019.
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July 01, 2019 - 10:26 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber. The sharp escalation in tactics...
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Hong Kong residents Sunday continued their massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China.
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June 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Christopher Bodeen and Elaine Kurtenbach HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British...
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A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges.
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June 09, 2019 - 10:44 am
By Christopher Bodeen HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China where they could face politically charged trials. The massive demonstration took place...
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Thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil for victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown three decades ago on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
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June 04, 2019 - 11:38 am
By Violet Law and Alice Fung, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong gathered Tuesday night to mark 30 years since China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, underscoring continuing concern for Chinese human rights in the semi...
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A vigil will be held on June 4 at the Victoria Park to mark the 30th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
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May 26, 2019 - 8:48 am
HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took to the streets holding yellow umbrellas that read "Support Freedom, Oppose Evil Laws." Some people carried a...
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Sri Lankan refugee Supun Thilina Kellapatha (third from left), his partner Nadeeka (left), with their baby boy Dinath, daughter Sethumdi, Sri Lankan refugee Ajith Puspa (third from right),and Filipino refugee Vanessa Rodel (right) with her daughter Keana
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March 25, 2019 - 9:31 pm
By Joshua Berlinger, CNN (CNN) -- Canadian authorities have granted asylum to a woman and her daughter who housed Edward Snowden in Hong Kong after the former NSA contractor leaked classified documents on US surveillance programs around the world in 2013. The decision allows Philippines national...
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Two sisters who fled Saudi Arabia have been granted an extension to stay in Hong Kong for one more month while they seek an emergency visa in a safe country.
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March 06, 2019 - 9:57 pm
By Hilary Whiteman and Sandi Sidhu, CNN (CNN) -- Two sisters who fled Saudi Arabia have been granted an extension to stay in Hong Kong for one more month while they seek an emergency visa in a safe country. Hong Kong's immigration department will now allow the sisters, who go by the names Reem and...
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