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03:48 Trump signs bills on Hong Kong human rights

Trump signs bills on Hong Kong human rights

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US President Donald Trump has signed two bills aimed at supporting human rights and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.The bills were approved last week by near unanimous consent in the House and Senate.President Trump is expressed some concerns about...

04:32 Foreign Relations Committee members push for Senate ratification of Hong Kong rights bill

Foreign Relations Committee members push for Senate ratification of Hong Kong rights bill

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee members Representative Jim Risch of Idaho and Marco Rubio of Florida are seeking to have the Hong Kong rights bill quickly passed by the Senate.The bill supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong was passed...

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...

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...

03:11 Doctors, nurses protest against Hong Kong police violence

Doctors, nurses protest against Hong Kong police violence

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Hong Kong hospital staff Tuesday step forward to protest against police brutality and the island territory’s government. Employees from 13 hospitals across Hong Kong participate in the protest, according to a local cable television. Australian Prime...