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Underground medic network treat injured Hong Kong protesters

Underground medic network treat injured Hong Kong protesters

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Medical professionals have quietly come together to establish a ‘Hidden Clinic’ and other networks to secretly treat many young injured protesters who could face detention if they go to government hospitals.The Hidden Clinic has clandestinely treated 300...

02:42
Thousands rally against Hong Kong police violence

Thousands rally against Hong Kong police violence

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Rallies resume in Hong Kong on Friday, September 27. This is just a day after the Chief Executive Carrie Lam held a community session, in which she faced criticisms from citizens who blame her for not listening to the requests of the Hong Kong people...

02:18
Hong Kong people protest outside Lam’s community meeting

Hong Kong people protest outside Lam’s community meeting

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Protesters gather outside Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam\'s community meeting on Thursday, September 26 at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium. They are calling out for “All 5 demands must be fulfilled.”Lam faces a stream of criticism from citizens who blame...

05:10
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appeal for US help

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appeal for US help

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appeal to U.S. lawmakers for help before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China about the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong on Tuesday, September 17, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.The activists are urging...

03:59
Hong Kong activist, lawyer urges UNHRC to probe police brutality

Hong Kong activist, lawyer urges UNHRC to probe police brutality

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A Hong Kong legislator on Monday urges the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to set up a commission of inquiry into police brutality against pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.Speaking at a UNHRC session, Tanya Chan describes the situation in the...

03:21
Listen to heart-rending pro-democracy song, ‘Glory to Hong Kong’

Listen to heart-rending pro-democracy song, ‘Glory to Hong Kong’

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Listen to the pro-democracy song that thousands of Hong Kongers are belting out at various shopping malls in Hong Kong this week. The pro-democracy demonstrations have morphed into ‘singing’ protests.‘Glory to Hong Kong,’ with its poignant lyrics, has...

04:15
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist freed; students form human chain

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist freed; students form human chain

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Hong Kong activist leader Joshua Wong is released Monday, September 9, the next day after he was arrested at the airport due to an error in his bail certificate.The 22-year-old was detained Sunday at the Hong Kong International airport for “breaching bail...

03:19
Hong Kong protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal

Hong Kong protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal

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The pro-democracy protests continue in Hong Kong on Friday, September 6, with people still taking to the streets and some lighting fires as a burning barricade on the city roads. Police retaliate by firing rubber bullets, tear gas, and pepper spray on...

05:19
Hong Kong lawmakers, activists respond to extradition bill withdrawal

Hong Kong lawmakers, activists respond to extradition bill withdrawal

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Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers and activists on Wednesday, Sept. 4, denounce the decision to withdraw the controversial China extradition bill that has triggered months of demonstrations. They are saying Executive Carrie Lam’s concession “has come too...

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Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong seeks help in Taiwan

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong seeks help in Taiwan

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Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong Chifung and other prominent pro-democracy activists on Tuesday, September 3rd, arrive in Taiwan for a two-day visit.Wong, a major figure in Hong Kong’s ongoing pro-democracy protests, urges Taiwan people to organize their own...

03:46
White House hears Brazilian delegation on US aid to fight Amazon fires

White House hears Brazilian delegation on US aid to fight Amazon fires

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro\'s son and the country\'s foreign minister visit the White House, on Friday, August 30, seeking U.S. help, as firefighters battle to contain the ravaging wildfires in the Amazon.The Brazilian leader says he has sought...

03:55
Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist detained

Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist detained

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Hong Kong police have arrested well-known activist leader Joshua Wong and core member Agnes Chow of the pro-democracy party Demosisto, on Friday, August 30.In a clampdown on those involved in this summer’s protests, police have also swooped in, Thursday...