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Hong Kong arrests 53 for plot to 'overthrow' government in latest crackdown on dissent

Jan 06 2021

HONG KONG Hong Kong police arrested 53 people in dawn raids on democracy activists on Wednesday in the biggest crackdown since China last year imposed a security law which opponents say is aimed at quashing dissent in the former British colony. | Video

UPDATE 3-Over 50 Hong Kong activists arrested under security law as crackdown intensifies -media

Jan 05 2021

* Rights groups says Beijing removing 'veneer of democracy' (Adds reports of more police raids)

Hong Kong opposition stages final protest in assembly before mass resignation

Nov 12 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's opposition staged a final show of defiance in the legislature on Thursday before resigning to protest against the dismissal of four of their colleagues in what they see as another bid by Beijing to suppress democracy in the city.

Security tight in Hong Kong ahead of expected banned China national day protest

Sep 30 2020

HONG KONG, Oct 1 Security was tight in Hong Kong early on Thursday with police vans dotting the streets ahead of an expected China national day march by pro-democracy protesters, despite authorities banning the demonstration.

Hong Kong press body says new police media rules could limit scrutiny

Sep 24 2020

HONG KONG The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) said on Thursday a move by police to narrow the definition of "media representatives" allowed at public events such as protests could limit scrutiny on law enforcers.

Dozens of Hong Kong people write postcards to fugitives arrested by China

Sep 18 2020

HONG KONG Dozens of people in Hong Kong braved heavy rain on Friday evening to write postcards to 12 fugitives arrested by China at sea last month to offer comfort during the upcoming mid-Autumn festival.

Disney's 'Mulan' gets cold reception in boycott-leading Hong Kong

Sep 17 2020

HONG KONG Walt Disney Co's live-action remake of "Mulan" opened on Thursday to a lacklustre reception in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy activists have been leading calls to boycott the movie.

Pro-democracy Milk Tea Alliance brews in Asia

Aug 18 2020

BANGKOK/HONG KONG As Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates voiced support for Thai anti-government protests at the weekend, they used the hashtag #MilkTeaAlliance.

Pro-democracy Milk Tea Alliance brews in Asia

Aug 18 2020

BANGKOK/HONG KONG, Aug 18 As Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates voiced support for Thai anti-government protests at the weekend, they used the hashtag #MilkTeaAlliance.

Released tycoon Lai says Hong Kong needs patient, not radical, democracy campaign

Aug 13 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said on Thursday he was overwhelmed by the support he got after becoming the most high-profile person to be arrested under a new national security law and urged patience in a "long-term fight" for democracy.

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