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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 Popular 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 Popular 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...

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...

05:06 Chinese military sends fresh troops, ready to ‘protect sovereignty’

Chinese military sends fresh troops, ready to ‘protect sovereignty’

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The Chinese Communist Party (or the CCP) is “ready to defend Hong Kong,” it says. The CCP has sent in military troops and armored tanks rolled into Hong Kong at Huanggang Port in the early hours of Thursday, August 29. The move comes a day after the Hong...

03:05 Popular Hong Kong protesters allege sexual violence by police

Hong Kong protesters allege sexual violence by police

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Some 30,000 people join in a rally in Chater Garden in Hong Kong on Wednesday night to condemn alleged sexual harassment by police. Protesters hold posters that read in English, \"Stop Hong Kong police\'s use of sexual violence.\" Another placard reads:...

04:30 Pro-democracy protesters condemn Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew

Pro-democracy protesters condemn Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew

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Some 2,000 people gather in Hong Kong for a peaceful rally on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for firing airline employees, who participate or support the pro-democracy rallies that have been ongoing on the island city since early June.The...

03:46 Pro-democracy lawmakers: Lam 'trashing' Hong Kong traditional values

Pro-democracy lawmakers: Lam 'trashing' Hong Kong traditional values

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Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong on Tuesday, August 27, condemn Hong Chief Executive Carrie Lam for “trashing all the conventional, traditional values\" of the territory. The legislators denounce her for threatening to silence pro-democracy voices with...