China said the occupation and vandalizing of the city's legislature by pro-democracy protesters amounted to "serious illegal acts" that endangered the social order.
Protests in Hong Kong again turned violent Monday, as people stormed government buildings, breaking windows and defacing walls, in a fiery denunciation of the city's chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her attempts to cede new power to mainland China. Some…
A group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emblem.
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Protests demanding expanded democracy have escalated on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to China.
By Raf Wober, Associated Press
The protests stem from highly unpopular extradition bills that many see as eroding the territory's judicial independence.
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
That adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colony, organizers say.
Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong protesting a proposed Chinese extradition law seem to have paid off, as the city’s chief executive has indefinitely suspended the controversial legislation. What does the backtracking mean for Hong Kong and Beijing? Nick Schifrin talks…
By Christopher Bodeen, Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press
The activists have rejected apologies from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial.
By Christopher Bodeen, Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended her effort to force the passing of an extradition bill, which would allow some suspects to be sent for trial in mainland China. But the move did not appease Hong Kong residents, who gathered well…
By Elaine Kurtenbach, Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger Saturday by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China, but opponents of the measure said it was not enough.
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