Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, slammed a “human rights and democracy” bill recently signed into law by US President Donald Trump, which declares Washington’s support for the territory’s protest movement. In her first comments on the legislation, which became law last week, Lam said it was “wholly unnecessary,” and could[…]
China has arrested a citizen of Belize in its southern city of Guangzhou for allegedly interfering in the internal affairs of Hong Kong. Lee Henley Hu Xiang, a Belizean businessman who lives in China, had funded “hostile forces” in the United States and participated in activities that have led to[…]
Beijing warned that continued US meddling in Hong Kong is “doomed to fail” and threatened “firm counter measures,” after President Donald Trump passed two bills backing ongoing protests in the territory. Washington has “ignored facts” and “blatantly supported violent radicals who oppose the rule of law” in Hong Kong, the Foreign Ministry said[…]
Massive fires raged at the Hong Kong Polytech University campus where anti-government protesters were holed up as they pelted riot police with petrol bombs, and pleaded for the “democratic world” to save them. The campus turned into a battleground between the rioters hurling Molotov cocktails and rocks, and police deploying[…]
As anti-China protesters transform Hong Kong universities into “weapons factories” and arm themselves with petrol bombs, mainstream media is increasingly impressed by their ingenious and “novel” methods of taking on riot police. Universities across Hong Kong are shuttering their doors and foreign students fleeing the chaos, as protesters hurl bricks,[…]
Hong Kong protesters have moved to shut down parts of China’s self-governing territory for a third day, with transport, schools and many businesses closing amid escalating violence and paralysis. Hundreds of commuters were seen queuing on Wednesday at metro stations across the city after some railway services were suspended and roads closed.[…]
A deeply disturbing video shows Hong Kong rioters dousing a man in flammable liquid and setting him on fire, reportedly because the victim disagreed with their increasingly violent political movement. In the clip, a man is seen in a verbal confrontation with several protesters. Angered by his insistence that “we[…]
A murder suspect whose case led to mass street protests in Hong Kong walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city’s government squabbled with Taiwan, where he is accused of murdering his girlfriend, over how to handle a promised voluntary surrender. Chan Tong-kai, a Hong Kong citizen, was accused of murdering[…]
Chinese President Xi Jinping has issued a blunt and unambiguous warning to any foreign actors trying to tear Hong Kong from Beijing, stating that such plots would not end well for the perpetrators. “Any attempt to split China in any part of the country will end in crushed bodies and[…]
A disturbing video shows a masked protester beating an office worker for calling for unity between Hong Kong and mainland China. The footage was taken on the same day that Hong Kong announced a ban on face masks. A video published by Ruptly on Friday shows a man shouting to[…]
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