In our news wrap Friday, democracy advocates in Hong Kong formed a human chain stretching 25 miles to show solidarity and appeal for international support. It was inspired by a human chain in the Baltic states 30 years ago that…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
The demonstration was inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control.
Student union leaders from 10 universities said they want students to skip the first two weeks of classes in September.
By Yanan Wang, Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally called for an end to the often violent protests.
By Bruce Harrison
Chinese military exercises Thursday near the border with Hong Kong reiterated the country’s waning patience with months of pro-democracy demonstrations, some turning violent. Beijing officials have referred to the protests as “terrorism,” and even some Hong Kong residents have grown…
By Vincent Thian, Yanan Wang, Associated Press
Protesters spread pamphlets and posters across the floor in a section of the terminal on Wednesday but were not impeding travelers.
By Jonathan Miller, Independent Television News
A day after a strike disrupted public transportation and blocked major roads in Hong Kong, China’s central government strongly condemned the protesters, whom it called “criminals.” It did not address the grievances of the pro-democracy forces or propose solutions, but…
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city's iconic Victoria Harbour and police fired tear gas after some protesters vandalized a police…
By Katie Tam, Associated Press
Several hundred protesters mobilized in the streets outside a police station after Hong Kong media said that 44 people had been arrested on riot charges.
By Katie Tam, Chanwoo Bang, Associated Press
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday for the second night in a row in another escalation of weeks-long pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
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