Protests erupted in June 2019 across Hong Kong over a now-axed extradition bill. They escalated into sometimes violent displays of dissent against police behaviour, amid calls for democracy and anger over Beijing’s encroachment.
LATEST NEWS & VIEWS ON THE 2019 PROTEST MOVEMENT
Family members of two of the ten Hong Kong pro-democracy activists jailed in mainland China have been allowed to visit them for the first time since the group was arrested at sea last August while trying to escape to Taiwan by speedboat. The families of Li Tsz-yin and Kwok Tsz-lun completed their coronavirus quarantine on Monday […]
Hong Kong police arrest former student union president and 2 others over CUHK campus security protest
Hong Kong police have arrested three students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and searched three dormitories after a campus protest this month in which a security guard was taken to hospital. The arrests were made on Monday evening following the incident earlier this month during which masked individuals pushed down metal fences […]