Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Sunday, cutting short a rally after thousands had gathered at a park to call for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party.
Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
More than a thousand people attended a rally in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge people and governments abroad to support the city’s pro-democracy movement and oppose China’s ruling Communist Party.
A huge crowd gathered in Hong Kong on Wednesday for an annual New Year’s Day protest march as the months-long pro-democracy movement extended into 2020.
Hong Kong police have accused activists in the long-running pro-democracy movement of inciting minors to commit crimes.
Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters who marched through a shopping centre demanding mainland Chinese traders leave the territory, in a fresh weekend of anti-government tension.
Hong Kong police arrested 336 people over the Christmas period as the city’s protest movement continues to simmer, an official has said.
Clashes are continuing in Hong Kong between police and anti-government protesters.
Hong Kong has faced its “grimmest and most complex year” since the former British colony was returned to China, President Xi Jinping said, before reiterating his support for the semi-autonomous city’s leader.
Riot police have fired tear gas against demonstrators in Hong Kong, ending a short lull in protest-related violence.
Several thousand people, some making heart signs with their hands, have turned out in Hong Kong in an unusual display of support for the police force.
Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a march seen as a test of the enduring appeal of an anti-government movement about to mark six months of demonstrations.
Hundreds of protesters waving red Chinese flags have packed a Hong Kong park to denounce what they say is a reign of terror being imposed by rioters who have smashed shops and other targets during months of anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the city.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas as a huge crowd took to the streets to demand more democracy and an investigation into the use of force to crack down on the six-month anti-government demonstrations.
China has accused the UN high commissioner for human rights of emboldening “radical violence” in Hong Kong.
Hundreds of older activists have joined young protesters for a unity rally at a Hong Kong park, vowing that their months-long movement will not fade away until there is greater democracy in the Chinese territory.
Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have rallied outside the British Consulate, urging the city’s former colonial ruler to emulate the US and take concrete action to support their cause.
Hong Kong police have ended their blockade of a university campus after surrounding it for 12 days to try to arrest anti-government protesters holed up inside.
British demand for tea and biscuits has driven royal grocer Fortnum & Mason to its seventh consecutive year of double figure growth.
China has summoned US ambassador Terry Branstad to “strongly protest” against US president Donald Trump’s signing of bills on human rights in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong police have said that they will enter a blockaded university to clean up hazardous material before lifting a 10-day siege, after civilian search teams found no evidence of any protesters still holding out.
A major tunnel in Hong Kong reopened on Wednesday and a week-long police siege of a nearby university appeared to be winding down, closing one of the more violent chapters of the city’s anti-government protests.
The people of Hong Kong have said in no uncertain terms they want change. The question is whether they will get it — or a return to the violent protests that have plagued the city for nearly six months.
Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam refused to offer concessions to anti-government protesters despite a local election setback, saying she would instead accelerate dialogues and identify ways to address societal grievances.
The landslide victory of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition in local elections presents an opportunity to “find a way through the crisis”, the UK Government has said.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her handling of violent protests that have divided the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Voters in Hong Kong turned out in droves in district council elections seen as a barometer of public support for pro-democracy protests that have rocked the Chinese territory for more than five months.
US President Donald Trump has claimed he is the reason China has not taken steps to crush pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
A Hong Kong court has suspended its decision to dismiss a government ban on wearing face masks at protests, allowing police to enforce the decree for another week around keenly contested local elections.