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Hong Kong Officials Label Democracy Protests Public Safety Threat
Hong Kong Officials Label Democracy Protests Public Safety Threat

(Anita Powell and Yihua Lee of VOA Mandarin Service contributed to this article.)

HONG KONG — Hong Kong pro-democracy groups scaled down demonstrations over the weekend, as government officials increasingly categorize the protests as a threat to public safety and equate violence detaylar...

A Third of Hong Kong Democracy Activists Arrested are Teenagers

Nearly one-third of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters who have been arrested by police are younger than 18 years old, according to the government. VOA’s Brian Padden reports Hong Kong’s leaders are appealing to parents and teachers to restrain their children from getting involved in detaylar...

Hong Kong Bans Masks in Hardening Stance on Protests
Hong Kong Bans Masks in Hardening Stance on Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks Friday in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997.

Lam announced the ban at an afternoon news conference where she decried a recent detaylar...

Hong Kong’da gözünü kaybeden gazeteci: Polislere gazeteci olduğumuzu söyledik, ateş ettiler

Endonezyalı bir gazeteci, Hong Kong’daki protestoları görüntülediği sırada polislerin plastik mermiyle ateş etmesi sonucu gözünü kaybetti. Endonezya gazetesi Suara için çalışan Indah, olay sırasında yanındaki bir gazetecinin polislere “Ateş etmeyin biz detaylar...

Tensions Over Hong Kong Unrest Flare on US College Campuses
Tensions Over Hong Kong Unrest Flare on US College Campuses

As political tensions flare back home, Hong Kong students on U.S. college campuses say they have been ostracized and in some cases threatened by fellow students from mainland China, and they suspect they are being watched from afar by Beijing.

Some say they see the hand of the Chinese detaylar...

Tensions Over Hong Kong Unrest Flare on US College Campuses
Tensions Over Hong Kong Unrest Flare on US College Campuses

As political tensions flare back home, Hong Kong students on U.S. college campuses say they have been ostracized and in some cases threatened by fellow students from mainland China, and they suspect they are being watched from afar by Beijing.

Some say they see the hand of the Chinese detaylar...

Tensions Over Hong Kong Unrest Flare on US College Campuses
Tensions Over Hong Kong Unrest Flare on US College Campuses

As political tensions flare back home, Hong Kong students on U.S. college campuses say they have been ostracized and in some cases threatened by fellow students from mainland China, and they suspect they are being watched from afar by Beijing.

Some say they see the hand of the Chinese detaylar...

Hong Kong Police Slammed as ‘Trigger-Happy’ after Teen Shot
Hong Kong Police Slammed as ‘Trigger-Happy’ after Teen Shot

Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability Wednesday.

The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China’s detaylar...

Hong Kong Police Slammed as ‘Trigger-Happy’ after Teen Shot
Hong Kong Police Slammed as ‘Trigger-Happy’ after Teen Shot

Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability Wednesday.

The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China’s detaylar...

Hong Kong Police Slammed as ‘Trigger-Happy’ after Teen Shot
Hong Kong Police Slammed as ‘Trigger-Happy’ after Teen Shot

Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability Wednesday.

The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China’s detaylar...

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong to Seek Local Office
Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong to Seek Local Office

Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong announced plans Saturday to contest local elections and warned that any attempt to disqualify him will only spur more support for monthslong pro-democracy protests.

His announcement came ahead of a major rally later Saturday to mark the fifth detaylar...

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash
Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash

Hong Kong protesters clashed with  police Sunday.

Protesters threw Molotov cocktails and bricks at police near the Legislative Council building.

Police responded by firing water cannons filled with blue jets of water, a practice usually initiated to identify protesters detaylar...

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Bring Human Rights Diplomacy to US
Hong Kong Protest Leaders Bring Human Rights Diplomacy to US

Joshua Wong, one of the most visible leaders of the Hong Kong protest movement, has arrived in the United States to rally support following a whirlwind visit to Berlin.

Wong, who has been permitted to travel internationally while on bail facing charges stemming from more than three months detaylar...

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Bring Human Rights Diplomacy to US
Hong Kong Protest Leaders Bring Human Rights Diplomacy to US

Joshua Wong, one of the most visible leaders of the Hong Kong protest movement, has arrived in the United States to rally support following a whirlwind visit to Berlin.

Wong, who has been permitted to travel internationally while on bail facing charges stemming from more than three months detaylar...

State Media: China will Not Tolerate Attempts to Separate Hong Kong from China

Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of  secessionism “will be crushed,” state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the U.S. consulate to ask for help in bringing democracy to city.

The China Daily newspaper said Sunday’s rally in Hong detaylar...

Hong Kong’da öğrenciler dersleri boykot ederek protestolara katılıyor

Hong Kong’da binlerce ortaokul, lise ve üniversite öğrencisi dersleri boykot ederek demokrasi talebiyle düzenlenen protestolara katılıyor. Çin medyası ise ‘gösterilerin sonunun gelmekte olduğunu’ öne sürdü. Hong Kong’da üç aydır düzenlenen protestolar bu detaylar...

‘Now or Never’: Hong Kong Protesters Say They Have Nothing to Lose

Exasperated with the government’s unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong’s future.

The Chinese territory is grappling with its biggest crisis since detaylar...

‘Now or Never’: Hong Kong Protesters Say They Have Nothing to Lose

Exasperated with the government’s unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong’s future.

The Chinese territory is grappling with its biggest crisis since detaylar...