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'Captain America' protester convicted under Hong Kong national security law

Oct 25 2021

HONG KONG A Hong Kong activist dubbed "Captain America 2.0" for wielding the superhero's shield during protests was found guilty of incitement to secession on Monday, the second person convicted under a China-imposed national security law in a crackdown on dissent.

Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020

Oct 15 2021

HONG KONG Seven Hong Kong democracy campaigners, including former lawmakers, were sentenced on Saturday to up to 12 months in jail for their role in a protest last year against a sweeping national security law imposed by China.

Access to website dedicated to Tiananmen victims appears restricted in Hong Kong

Sep 29 2021

HONG KONG Access to an online museum dedicated to the victims of China's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square appeared to be restricted in Hong Kong, with the website accusing authorities of censorship.

Group behind Hong Kong's annual Tiananmen vigil disbands amid probe

Sep 25 2021

HONG KONG A Hong Kong group that organises an annual vigil on June 4 to remember protesters killed in China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown will disband, it said on Saturday, after facing national security charges.

Court case of 47 Hong Kong democracy activists to resume on November 29

Sep 23 2021

HONG KONG A closely monitored national security case involving 47 Hong Kong democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, most of whom have been in custody for more than six months, will resume on Nov. 29, a judge ruled on Thursday.

Hong Kong's patriots-only government to tackle housing woes, Lam says

Sep 21 2021

HONG KONG (Reuters) -Solving Hong Kong's shortage of housing and increasing land supply will be key priorities for authorities under the new, "patriots only" political system imposed by Beijing, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong's new, patriots-only governance to prioritise housing issues - Lam

Sep 20 2021

HONG KONG, Sept 21 Solving Hong Kong's shortage of housing and increasing land supply will be key priorities for authorities under the new, "patriots only" political system imposed by Beijing, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.

Bail denied to Hong Kong activist behind group for Tiananmen vigil

Sep 10 2021

HONG KONG (Reuters) -A Hong Kong court on Friday rejected bail for the vice-chairwoman of a pro-democracy group that organises the annual June 4 rally to commemorate those who died in the bloody crackdown in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989.

Organiser of Hong Kong Tiananmen anniversary rally investigated by national security police

Aug 25 2021

HONG KONG The pro-democracy group that organises Hong Kong's annual June 4 rally to commemorate those who died in the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 is being investigated by national security police on suspicion of collusion with foreign forces.

Organiser of Hong Kong Tiananmen anniversary rally investigated by national security police

Aug 25 2021

HONG KONG, Aug 26 The pro-democracy group that organises Hong Kong's annual June 4 rally to commemorate those who died in the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 is being investigated by national security police on suspicion of collusion with foreign forces.

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