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.
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Pro-democracy protesters gathered outside the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre on Wednesday night, where demonstrators arrested in connection with Hong Kong’s almost year-long anti-extradition law movement are being detained. The crowd lit candles and sang songs to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre, where the military’s intervention against a student-led movement in Beijing resulted in hundreds, […]
By Kenneth Ka Lok Chan Hello, autocracy. At last, here we are, up close and personal! Beijing has decided to impose its version of National Security Law to Hong Kong, bypassing the city’s usual legislative processes and derogating from its own Basic Law, according to which it is for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region […]