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,[…]
Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence. Protesters have torched vehicles and buildings, hurled petrol bombs at police stations and trains and vandalized[…]
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[…]
Hong Kong police fired water cannon, rubber bullets and round after round of tear gas at petrol bomb-throwing protesters on Sunday in some of the most widespread and violent clashes in more than three months of anti-government unrest. Running battles in the Causeway Bay shopping district, Wan Chai bar area[…]
Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory. Pro-democracy protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach[…]
Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong on Saturday in a bid to thwart plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport in the movement’s first mass mobilisation since the city’s leader made a surprise concession earlier this week. Millions of pro-democracy supporters have taken to Hong Kong’s streets for[…]
Riot police have fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters in Hong Kong, as a tense standoff turned violent on the 12th week of protests. Thousands of demonstrators, many in hard hats and gas masks, marched through the industrial Kwun Tong area on Saturday and were met by police. Some protesters[…]
China has rejected the US Navy’s request for two of its ships to dock in Hong Kong as massive anti-government protests continue in the city. China has “denied requests for port visits to Hong Kong” by the USS Lake Erie guided-missile cruiser and the USS Green Bay amphibious transport dock, Commander[…]
Chinese megastar Jackie Chan has said that he was heartbroken by the mass unrest that has rattled his native Hong Kong, and supported the state TV’s initiative to protect the national flag ‘desecrated’ by protesters. The world-famous actor and Kung Fu master Jackie Chan has thrown his weight behind Beijing[…]
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