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World Dec 01Hong Kong pro-democracy rally cut short by police tear gas
In the largest of three rallies, demonstrators chanted “Five demands, not one less” and “Disband the police force” as they marched.
World Nov 30Hong Kong elders, youths vow to keep up pro-democracy fight
Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade away until there is greater democracy in the Chinese territory.
World Nov 29Hong Kong protesters seek support from the British
The rally came a day after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law two bills to support democracy and human rights in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
World Nov 26Weeklong siege of Hong Kong campus comes to an end
A search of the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus Tuesday found just one woman, in weak condition, and a senior university official said it’s unlikely anyone else remains.
World Nov 25Pro-democracy opposition wins landslide victory in Hong Kong elections
The result of Sunday’s elections could force the central government in Beijing to rethink how to handle the unrest, which is now in its sixth month.
World Nov 24Pro-democracy candidates advance in key Hong Kong elections
So far, pro-democracy candidates have won 159 out of 452 seats in 18 district council races.
World Nov 08Hong Kong student’s death fuels more anger against police
A university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters died Friday in a rare fatality after five months of unrest.
World Nov 03Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to thwart more protests
Riot police stormed several malls in Hong Kong on Sunday in a move to thwart more pro-democracy protests, though violence did break out when a knife-wielding man slashed several people and bit off part of the ear of a local…
World Nov 02Hong Kong chaos sees tear gas, attack on Chinese news agency
Anti-government protesters attacked the Hong Kong office of China's official Xinhua News Agency for the first time Saturday after chaos broke out downtown, with police firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling gasoline bombs as the pro-democracy movement approached the five-month…
World Oct 05Hong Kong ‘semi-paralyzed’ as ban-defying marches persist
With subway services shut down, the wearing of face masks criminalized at rallies and Hong Kong's leader reaffirming her determination not to let rioters get the upper hand, anti-government protests that have shaken the city diminished in intensity Saturday but…