Heated debate over a bill that would criminalise disrespect of China's national anthem - the latest spark of anti-government unrest in the semi-autonomous city - saw two pro-democracy lawmakers removed..
China has announced new national security legislation for Hong Kong that could threaten the city's traditional freedoms. Scuffles broke out in the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Friday as opposition..
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Two pro-democracy lawmakers were removed from Hong Kong's Legislative Council on Thursday where lawmakers were debating a bill that would make disrespect of China's national anthem a criminal offence. Reuters - Published
Lam's comments at the Legislative Council appeared to be an appeal to those in the city who see Beijing as tightening its control over the semi-autonomous territory's civic, economic and political.. WorldNews - Published
Hong Kong's Legislative Council meeting was adjourned on Thursday as pro-democracy lawmakers repeatedly heckled the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, with several escorted from the chamber for the.. Reuters - Published
Ever since it was stormed by pro-democracy demonstrators on July 1, Hong Kong's Legislative Council had been shut down. It has now resumed session and is expected to formally withdraw the.. France 24 - Published
The cost of repairing the damage inflicted by protesters to Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on July 1 would amount to more than HK$40 million (US$5 million), according to its chief.The.. WorldNews - Published
As images of demonstrators pounding at the glass walls of Hong Kong's Legislative Council were beamed live to the world, with the notable exception of mainland China, police inside suddenly withdrew,.. Reuters - Published
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.. CBS News - Published
Angry anti-China demonstrators managed to get past security in the Legislative Council in Hong Kong to seize the building, but police have vowed to retake it with "appropriate force." CBS News - Published
Early on Friday morning, a large group of protesters starting gathering outside the Legislative Council (LegCo). The BBC's Helier Cheung, who is at the scene, said the mood at that time was "relatively.. WorldNews - Published
Hong Kong’s contentious extradition amendment could now be passed as soon as next Thursday, after the legislature’s chief said on Tuesday that only 61 hours would be allocated to scrutinise the.. WorldNews - Published