Hong Kong police demonstrate water cannon as protests linger

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:38:36 +0000

Hong Kong police demonstrate water cannon as protests linger

Hong Kong police are showing off water cannons as pro-democracy street protests in the Chinese region stretch into their 10th week.

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‘They’re being used’: Hong Kong protests divide neighborhood

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 05:07:35 +0000

'They're being used': Hong Kong protests divide neighborhood

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters boast of a broad support base but their movement has divided some neighborhoods.

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‘We’re still here’: Hong Kong protesters return to streets

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 08:43:25 +0000

Protesters and residents take part in the anti-extradition bill protest march at Shum Shui Po in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. Separate protests were being held in two parts of Hong Kong on Sunday in a continuing series of demonstrations that have generally started peacefully but often ended in violent clashes with police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

HONG KONG — Thousands of pro-democracy protesters hit the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the 10th weekend in a row, once again defying police after a night of “hit-and-run” rallies across the city. Activists calling for greater democratic freedoms in the city have shown no sign of standing down, despite Hong Kong’s leader […]

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Baguio activists condemn attack on human rights worker in Ifugao

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 10:56:12 +0000

Baguio activists condemn attack on human rights worker in Ifugao

Around 50 activists have staged a protest in Baguio City to condemn the attack against an Ifugao human rights worker.

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Hong Kong civil servants attend rally to voice dissent over extradition bill

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 06:30:33 +0000

Hong Kong civil servants attend rally to voice dissent over extradition bill

Thousands of civil servants filled Chater Garden in the heart of the business district on Friday (Aug. 2) night to protest the government’s handling of a contentious extradition bill in a rare show of dissent. 

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Duterte critics ask China: Get out of PH

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:30:17 +0000

Duterte critics ask China: Get out of PH

MANILA, Philippines – There are issues that militant groups have repeatedly raised every State of the Nation Address (Sona), regardless of who the country’s president is — from accusations of United States-sponsored imperialism, woeful labor conditions, and human rights abuses. These issues were still brought up as President Rodrigo Duterte was making his fourth Sona […]

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US: Hong Kongers should be able to express views

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:10:41 +0000

US: Hong Kongers should be able to express views

The U.S. consul in Hong Kong has condemned violence among government critics but also said all should have the right to express their views peacefully, including foreign residents with longstanding ties to the Asian financial hub.

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Hong Kong students issue government deadline over demands

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:00:21 +0000

Hong Kong students issue government deadline over demands

A Hong Kong student group has demanded that the city completely scrap a politically charged extradition bill and agree to investigate police tactics against protesters before a Thursday deadline or face further street demonstrations.

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Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:53:27 +0000

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

HONG KONG – The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure.

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Huge Hong Kong rally kicks off as public anger boils

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:18:28 +0000

Thousands of protesters dressed in black take part in a new rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019. - Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Hong Kong on June 16 as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city's embattled leader. (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP)

Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Hong Kong on Sunday as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city’s embattled leader.

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