Pro-democracy demonstrators return to the protests in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protesters returned to take the streets of Hong Kong this Wednesday on the occasion of Christmas Eve, to ask for a “true universal suffrage” in the first mass demonstration since the last camp was evacuated last week. One hundred protesters walked to the...

Hong Kong Police evicts pro-democracy protesters camp

The Hong Kong’s authorities dismantled today a pro-democracy protest camp near the heart of the financial center, ending two months and a half of demonstrations that have paralyzed parts of the city controlled by China. Hundreds of policemen raided the place, dismantling...

Hong Kong: Leaders of pro-democracy protests surrender to the police

Three founders of civil disobedience campaign that encouraged the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong yesterday surrendered to the police, saying they wanted to take responsibility for their actions and to end the riots. Teachers Benny Tai Yiu-ting and Chan Kin-man and father Chu...

Hong Kong: pro-democracy Protestants and police face again

The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong were reactivated after a night of clashes in which fifty people were arrested and forty wounded. The protesters, wearing helmets, tried to force the police cordon deployed around the seat of government of Leung Chun-ying, during a meeting...

Hong Kong: Police evicts pro-democracy protesters and arrests 116 people

Hong Kong police evicted this Wednesday to the pro-democracy movement activists and street barricades erected by them in Mong Kok, where it also were arrested 116 people. The police used pepper spray to disperse activists who tried to prevent the eviction of the protest camps in...

Demonstrators in Hong Kong commemorate one month of protests against the local government

Hong Kong’s Admiralty district, the center of democratic protests in the former British colony, was the meeting point this Tuesday of thousands of people with open umbrellas to commemorate a month since the start of the protests against the local government. Attendees...

Protests and clashes resume in Hong Kong after failure in dialogue

Protests and clashes between supporters and opponents of the pro-democracy movement resumed yesterday in Hong Kong. The incident came a day after the first meeting between students and the government, which did not manage to bring positions to end a 25-day conflict. The incidents...

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters and local government meet for 1st time

Hong Kong students, who are part of the pro-democracy movement, and the local government beganthis Tuesday its first session after more than three weeks of demonstrations. The meeting was attended by five representatives of the Government of Hong Kong, led by its Chief Secretary,...
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