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
* Rights groups says Beijing removing 'veneer of democracy'
(Adds reports of more police raids)
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
BANGKOK/HONG KONG As Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates voiced support for Thai anti-government protests at the weekend, they used the hashtag #MilkTeaAlliance.
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.
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.