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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail; pro-democracy advocate faced fraud, national security-related charges
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail; pro-democracy advocate faced fraud, national security-related charges

Lai is among a recent string of pro-democracy activists and supporters arrested by Hong Kong police, prompting concerns that the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is cracking down on dissent following Beijing’s imposition of a national security law in June

Hong Kong police arrests four under new national security law for online posts 'inciting secession'
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Hong Kong police arrests four under new national security law for online posts 'inciting secession'

The month-old law has curbed pro-democracy protests as activists along with academics and others wonder if their activities could be targeted

Hong Kong Police use pepper spray, arrest 12 as protesters target shopping mall near border with China
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Hong Kong Police use pepper spray, arrest 12 as protesters target shopping mall near border with China

More than a hundred protesters marched through a mall in Sheung Shui, Hong Kong on Saturday, chanting 'Go back to China'.

Largest Hong Kong protest in weeks stretches several miles, signals movement is undeterred by police crackdown
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Largest Hong Kong protest in weeks stretches several miles, signals movement is undeterred by police crackdown

Hundreds of thousands of protesters, basking in a recent election victory by Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp, poured onto the city’s streets Sunday in one of the largest marches in weeks to pressure the government to meet demands for greater civil liberties

Hong Kong police re-enter Polytechnic University, retrieve petrol bombs; cops, protesters clash last month turned campus into battleground
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Hong Kong police re-enter Polytechnic University, retrieve petrol bombs; cops, protesters clash last month turned campus into battleground

Between 26 November and 2 December, authorities seized 4,296 petrol bombs, 671 bottles of chemicals and 622 weapons, police said in a statement

'Thank you Trump': Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to welcome US president signing pro-democracy legislation
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'Thank you Trump': Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to welcome US president signing pro-democracy legislation

After a week of relative calm, thousands of anti-government protesters, including many elderly residents, took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday chanting 'revolution of our time' and 'liberate Hong Kong'

Hong Kong protests: Michelle Bachelet asks Carrie Lam to probe into reports of excessive use of police force; China accuses UNHRC chief of fanning 'violence'
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Hong Kong protests: Michelle Bachelet asks Carrie Lam to probe into reports of excessive use of police force; China accuses UNHRC chief of fanning 'violence'

China accused the UN high commissioner for human rights of emboldening “radical violence” in Hong Kong by suggesting the city’s leader conduct an investigation into reports of excessive use of force by police

100 protesters remain holed up inside Hong Kong university as police siege enters third day; over 4,400 agitators arrested since June
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100 protesters remain holed up inside Hong Kong university as police siege enters third day; over 4,400 agitators arrested since June

About 100 protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old

US condemns Beijing for 'unjustified use of force' in Hong Kong, urges ‘all sides to refrain from violence and engage in constructive dialogue’
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US condemns Beijing for 'unjustified use of force' in Hong Kong, urges ‘all sides to refrain from violence and engage in constructive dialogue’

'We condemn the unjustified use of force and urge all sides to refrain from violence and engage in constructive dialogue', the senior US official said

Police storms Hong Kong university held by anti-govt protestors; agitators set fire to bridges leading to campus, hurl gasoline bombs to hold off cops
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Police storms Hong Kong university held by anti-govt protestors; agitators set fire to bridges leading to campus, hurl gasoline bombs to hold off cops

Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons

Pro-China protesters to rally in Hong Kong today to denounce increasingly violent anti-govt unrest in Beijing-ruled city
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Pro-China protesters to rally in Hong Kong today to denounce increasingly violent anti-govt unrest in Beijing-ruled city

Pro-China protesters plan to rally in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city and support the police who have become a prime target of attack

Hong Kong protesters paralyse parts of city for fourth day as schools remain shut; demonstrators block highways, major roads
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Hong Kong protesters paralyse parts of city for fourth day as schools remain shut; demonstrators block highways, major roads

Anti-government protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence

Hong Kong Police shoots protester as flash mob rallies target rush-hour commuters on Monday; shooting broadcast live on Facebook
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Hong Kong Police shoots protester as flash mob rallies target rush-hour commuters on Monday; shooting broadcast live on Facebook

A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters on Monday morning, hitting at least one in the torso, as anger sparked by the recent death of a student spilled into the rush hour commute

Thousands gather in Hong Kong to mourn student who died during recent clashes, oppose arrest of seven pro-democracy lawmakers
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Thousands gather in Hong Kong to mourn student who died during recent clashes, oppose arrest of seven pro-democracy lawmakers

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers packed into a park Saturday night to mourn a student who died during recent clashes as police arrested a group of pro-democracy lawmakers, deepening the city's political crisis

Hong Kong protests: Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho stabbed while campaigning, assailant arrested
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Hong Kong protests: Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho stabbed while campaigning, assailant arrested

An anti-government assailant stabbed and wounded a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker who was election campaigning on Wednesday, police said.

Hong Kong protests: Chinese president Xi Jinping expresses 'high degree of trust' in Carrie Lam amid unrest
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Hong Kong protests: Chinese president Xi Jinping expresses 'high degree of trust' in Carrie Lam amid unrest

Chinese president Xi Jinping has expressed a 'high degree of trust in Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of increasingly violent protests in the semi-autonomous city.

Riot police in Hong Kong storms shopping malls  to thwart protests; at least five injured in knife attack, two in critical condition
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Riot police in Hong Kong storms shopping malls to thwart protests; at least five injured in knife attack, two in critical condition

The protests began in early June over a now-shelved plan to allow extraditions to mainland China but have since swelled into a movement seeking other demands, including direct elections for Hong Kong's leaders and an independent inquiry into police conduct

'Five demands, not one less': Hong Kong protesters erect barricades, throw firebombs; police fire tear gas, use water canons
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'Five demands, not one less': Hong Kong protesters erect barricades, throw firebombs; police fire tear gas, use water canons

Police beefed up security measures for the unauthorised rally in Hong Kong, the latest chapter in unrest that has disrupted life in the financial hub since early June

Hong Kong protests: Opposition lawmakers dragged from legislative chamber as city leader Carrie Lam heckled for second day
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Hong Kong protests: Opposition lawmakers dragged from legislative chamber as city leader Carrie Lam heckled for second day

Pro-democracy lawmakers were dragged out of Hong Kong's legislature by security guards on Thursday after they heckled the city's pro-Beijing leader for a second day running

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing chief exec Carrie Lam abandons policy speech after being heckled by Opposition lawmakers
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Hong Kong's pro-Beijing chief exec Carrie Lam abandons policy speech after being heckled by Opposition lawmakers

Hong Kong's embattled leader abandoned a State of the Union-style speech on Wednesday after she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature