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pro-democracy protests

Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown

Some are leaving because they fear punishment for supporting the pro-democracy protests that swept the former British colony in 2019

01 Feb 2021 10:33 AM

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

Thailand has seen near-daily demonstrations for the past month by student-led groups denouncing Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha

16 Aug 2020 3:33 PM

Hong Kong libraries remove books on democracy fearing it may violate China's national security law

The national security law is fundamentally a tool to incriminate speech, wrote author and activist Joshua Wong on Facebook.

04 Jul 2020 8:26 PM

Hong Kong unions, students fail to get support for strikes against security law

Anti-government demonstrations have lost momentum due to higher risk of arrest and failing to get approval for crowd gathering due to corona

21 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Outrage in Hong Kong as China pushes new security law

The proposal for the security law, expected to ban treason, subversion and sedition, was introduced into Chinese parliament today morning

22 May 2020 1:26 PM


‘Now or never, will defend freedom at any cost': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose

The territory is grappling with this crisis since its handover to Beijing, many residents fret over what they see as China's closing grip.

28 Aug 2019 8:03 PM

Hong Kong airport cancels all departures after blockade by protesters

‘Airport ops at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted, all departure flights have been cancelled,’ a statement said.

13 Aug 2019 4:56 PM

Hong Kong airport stops flights today as protesters storm arrivals halls

Decision came after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators flooded into airport holding 'Hong Kong is not safe', 'Shame on police' signs.

12 Aug 2019 2:16 PM