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For Chinese Dissidents, Detractors, Hong Kong Is Now A Danger Zone
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Protesters sing unofficial anthem 'Glory to Hong Kong' on anniversary of unrest
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Hong Kong protesters march to mark the first anniversary of anti-extradition law movement
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Police stop protesters marching on first anniversary of anti-extradition bill movement in Hong Kong
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Protesters in Hong Kong mark one year since anti-extradition bill demonstration
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A year on, Hong Kong protesters torn between hope and fear
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China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill
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As Thousands Take To The Streets, Beijing Vows To Crack Down On Hong Kongers
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'The end of the Hong Kong we knew'The laws imposed by Beijing are broader than the extradition bill that triggered city-wide protests last year.
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The Hong Kong National Security Law: Why Beijing Would Not Buck, But Should Be Cautious – AnalysisNever let a crisis go to waste. Late last month, China moved to pass a national security law for Hong Kong, drawing a firm line against what it sees as attempts to undermine its sovereignty, unity, and..
One year on: Hong Kong protesters change tacticsLast June, Hong Kong protesters took to the streets against a proposed extradition bill and started a year-long protest movement. Now they are fighting against another law, but with different..
Hong Kong's summer of discontent, one year laterJust one year ago, the city of Hong Kong was in turmoil as roughly one million demonstrators filled the streets to stop a controversial extradition bill. Recently, China has cracked down on the..
Twitter deleted a network of 170,000 Chinese state-backed accounts pushing propaganda· Twitter disclosed three major state-backed networks pushing propaganda for China, Russia, and Turkey. · The Chinese network was by far the largest, comprising some 170,000 accounts. · Twitter..
National Security Law, CCP Versus Hong Kong – OpEdBy Catarina Rogado* It is widely believed that President Xi Jinping has used the cover of the Covid-19 crisis to introduce the contentious new national security legislation for Hong Kong. Beijing..
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China Introduces Hong Kong Security Bill At Annual Legislative MeetingWatch VideoHong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she'll "fully cooperate" with China to enact national security legislation in the city — noting it will "not affect the legitimate rights and freedoms..
Violence breaks out in Hong Kong over extradition bill debateBarely one week after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the world is starting to focus on another massive public protest by young people in China. This time it's in Hong Kong where..
Hong Kong protesters flood the streets demanding city leader's resignationIn Hong Kong, the outrage isn't letting up as some 2 million opponents hit the streets again Sunday demanding the city's leader resign for her support of an extradition bill that would send people to..
Demonstrators flood streets of Hong Kong, demand leader step downThe political crisis in Hong Kong over fears of Chinese control has intensified, despite the shelving of a controversial extradition bill. An estimated two million people flooded Hong Kong's streets..
Hong Kong residents protest increasing Chinese controlMillions of protestors took to the streets of Hong Kong over fears of increasing chinese control, despite the suspension of an extradition bill. CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports.
Hong Kong's leader apologizes in person for protests and violenceFor the first time, Hong Kong's leader has apologized in person for the chaos and violence of the past week. Massive demonstrations forced her to hold up a controversial extradition bill. Protesters..
Protests continue over suspended Hong Kong extradition billDemonstrators in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for a ninth consecutive weekend. Protests over a now-suspended extradition bill have grown bigger and increasingly violent. Debora Patta reports.
Hong Kong demonstrators gather for fifth anniversary of pro-democracy movementIn Hong Kong, anti-Beijing demonstrators are gearing up for another round of protests, just days before China celebrates 70 years of communist rule. The protests, which were sparked by a controversial..
As virus infections dwindle, Hong Kong protests gain steamHONG KONG (AP) — Demonstrators chanted pro-democracy slogans in a luxury mall in Hong Kong on Wednesday, the latest in a string of small but determined protests as the city's coronavirus outbreak..
Arrested Catholic Lawyer Warns Of Chinese Repression In Hong KongBy Jonah McKeown A Catholic lawyer says his arrest last Saturday is part of mainland China’s wide-ranging efforts to tighten control over Hong Kong. His ordeal follows his participation in..
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Anti-government sentiment persists in Hong KongIt will be one year on Friday since Hong Kong tried to pass a controversial extradition bill that many feared would compromise the city's independent rule of law.
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Cardinal Zen To Congressmen: China Wants Vatican ‘Surrender’By Matt Hadro Cardinal Joseph Zen, the bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, has said that the situation of the Church in China is dire. The cardinal also predicted the end of the underground..
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Cardinal Bo condemns police brutality in Hong KongHong Kong, China, Jan 3, 2020 / 12:35 pm (CNA).- Burmese Cardinal Muang Bo has signed an open letter condemning police brutality in Hong Kong over the Christmas holidays. “We have been horrified..
Watch | Top Global News Developments in 20191) Protests in Hong KongProtests began in June in Hong Kong as a mark of opposition to the city government’s Extradition Bill that would have seen off
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‘We Have To Resist Every Day’: Hong Kong Protesters Continue Demonstrations Into The New YearThe protests began in June over a now-withdrawn extradition bill to China
Hong Kong's year of protest set to continue into 2020Protests that began in June over a now-shelved extradition bill likely to continue without political response.
Protesters, Police In Hong Kong Clash In Christmas Eve DemonstrationsWatch VideoProtesters in Hong Kong took to the streets and shopping centers the day before Christmas, where they clashed with police. Officers launched tear gas into crowds, used pepper spray and..
Xi Warns Trump Against US Meddling In China’s AffairsChinese President Xi Jinping has warned his US counterpart Donald Trump against meddling into Beijing’s internal affairs, saying that Washington’s actions were harming “mutual trust” and..
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Hong Kong protesters mark six months since pivotal clash with policeThousands of Hong Kong protesters gathered on Thursday to mark six months since their first major clash with police, when they blocked legislators from advancing an extradition bill that has since been..
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Hundreds of Thousands Gather For Largest Hong Kong Protest In MonthsWatch VideoAround 800,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday, the largest anti-government demonstration in months. The march was organized by the local advocacy group, Civil Human Rights Front,..
The raging protests in Hong Kong have its retail sector shrinking the most in history** · *Hong Kong's retail sector posted its largest year-over-year decline on record in October as ongoing protests hamper the city's economy. * · *According to data released by the Hong Kong..
Record Number Of Voters Turned Out For Hong Kong's Local ElectionWatch VideoMore than 2.8 million people had cast votes by Sunday evening in Hong Kong's district elections. A record 4.1 million people were registered to vote in the first election to be held..
China pressures Trump to veto bill of solidarity with Hong Kong protestersWashington D.C., Nov 21, 2019 / 05:19 pm (CNA).- After the US Congress passed a bill Wednesday showing solidarity with Hong Kong protesters, China threatened President Trump if he would not veto the..
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