Flights In Hong Kong Resume As Protests Subside

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Operations at Hong Kong International Airport were resuming Tuesday after a days-long pro-democracy protest forced hundreds of flights to be cancelled at one of the world's busiest air hubs. Following a police crackdown on protests elsewhere in the city, the ...

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Hong Kong stocks tepid after violence rocks markets -- Asian market ...

2 days ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) Hong Kong stocks inched up slightly Tuesday, a day after recording their worst day in months as violence escalated in the city.

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Manifestaciones en Hong Kong: reportan nuevos excesos de ...

2 days ago by Deutsche Welle

Un manifestante quedó en estado grave tras recibir disparo policial y otro fue quemado en medio de la jornada de huelga convocada para este lunes ...

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Hong Kong vive una de sus jornadas más violentas de protestas

2 days ago by Expansión

Un hombre es incendiado luego de luego de que la policía de la ciudad disparara contra un manifestante, en uno de los días más dramáticos tras cinco meses ...

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Hong Kong vive una de sus jornadas más violentas de protestas
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Violencia y caos en una nueva jornada de protestas en Hong Kong

2 days ago by El Heraldo (Colombia)

Hong Kong vivió el lunes una de las jornadas más violentas y caóticas en cinco meses de movilización prodemocracia, con un manifestante herido de bala, ...

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Violencia y caos en una nueva jornada de protestas en Hong Kong
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Hong Kong protests: city on edge after day of violence - CNN

2 days ago by CNN International

Hong Kong is preparing for another day of turmoil Tuesday after a man was shot by a police officer and another set alight following a confrontation with ...

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Hong Kong protests: city on edge after day of violence - CNN
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls protesters selfish for 'paralyzing ...

2 days ago by CNBC

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the protesters "paralyzing" the city are selfish. Lam added that the city's government is still doing its best to hold ...

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls protesters selfish for 'paralyzing ...
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Fact and Friction: Reporting on Hong Kong's Protests

2 days ago by Al Jazeera America

Mass protests in Hong Kong put a team of journalists to test as they face intimidation and growing pressure from China.

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Fact and Friction: Reporting on Hong Kong's Protests
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With Escalating Violence In Hong Kong, U.S. Urges Both Sides To ...

2 days ago by NPR

A day after increasingly tense clashes between police and protestors in Hong Kong, the U.S. State Department called on both sides to "exercise restraint" and ...

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Ugly From the Outset: Hong Kong's Day of Widespread ...

2 days ago by International New York Times

A police officer shot a young protester, while a man arguing with protesters was set on fire. Both were fighting for their lives.

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Hong Kong's anti-government protests again turn violent

2 days ago by PBS NewsHour

Anti-government protests in Hong Kong erupted into chaos Monday, leaving two people critically injured. One person was shot at close range by police, while ...

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Hong Kong's anti-government protests again turn violent
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Recrudecen las protestas en Hong Kong

2 days ago by CNN México.com

Este fin de semana se registraron violentos incidentes en Hong Kong. Un agente de la Policía disparó contra un manifestante, otro fue suspendido al ...

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Recrudecen las protestas en Hong Kong
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Ugly From the Outset: A Day of Violence and Anger in Hong ...

2 days ago by International New York Times

A police officer shot a young protester, while a man arguing with protesters was set on fire. Both are fighting for their lives.

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Ugly From the Outset: A Day of Violence and Anger in Hong ...
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Ugly From the Outset: Hong Kong's Day of Brutal ViolenceUgly From ...

2 days ago by International New York Times

A police officer shot a young protester, while a man arguing with protesters was set on fire. Both were fighting for their lives.

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China's response to NBA Hong Kong tweet was a 'violation of US ...

2 days ago by CNBC

The comments come as violence in Hong Kong's anti-Beijing protests intensifies, with a protester shot by police and reports of a man set on fire.

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China's response to NBA Hong Kong tweet was a 'violation of US ...
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Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence Flares

2 days ago by Wall Street Journal

Public anger at Hong Kong's police force is increasingly driving a protest movement that began as peaceful opposition to Beijing's growing influence over the ...

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Hong Kong Protesters Direct Anger at Police as Violence Flares
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Hong Kong leader suggests harsher crackdown on protests after ...

2 days ago by MarketWatch

HONG KONG — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to “spare no ...

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Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent

2 days ago by Foreign Policy

Hong Kong's protests have seen their first death, and there will be more to come. After months of demonstrations over Beijing's growing influence tore the city ...

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Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent
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Hong Kongs Protesters and Artists Count Down to 2047

2 days ago by The Atlantic

HONG KONG—It was after one of the many pro-democracy protests here this year that the filmmaker Jevons Au, having been engulfed in tear gas, beaten with a ...

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Hong Kongs Protesters and Artists Count Down to 2047
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Hong Kong In Tumult: Man Is Set On Fire After Police Shoot Protester

2 days ago by NPR

Hong Kong police shot an unarmed protester Monday, fueling outrage among pro-democracy activists on a day of tumultuous clashes. In a separate incident, ...

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Hong Kong In Tumult: Man Is Set On Fire After Police Shoot Protester
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Hong Kong protests 2019: Protester is shot, and man set on fire

2 days ago by Vox

A police officer shot a Hong Kong protester Monday morning, setting off a wave of violent confrontations in the territory where pro-democracy demonstrations ...

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Hong Kong protests 2019: Protester is shot, and man set on fire
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Your Monday BriefingYour Monday Briefing

2 days ago by International New York Times

Hong Kong, Cold Weather, Veterans Day: Here's what you need to know.

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China Market Update: Alibaba's Sales Bonanza, Hong Kong Violence

2 days ago by Forbes

Asian equities were largely lower as Hong Kong was hit hard, but India stood out as a positive outlier. President Trump's comments on trade were somewhat ...

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China Market Update: Alibaba's Sales Bonanza, Hong Kong Violence
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Asian markets fall as Hong Kong violence escalates, trade tensions ...

2 days ago by MarketWatch

Asian markets fell in early trading Monday amid trade tensions between the U.S. and China and escalating violence in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong man set alight, police shoot a protester as violence ...

2 days ago by NBCNews.com

A man was set on fire outside a subway station in Hong Kong and in a separate incident, police shot and critically wounded a protester.

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Hong Kong man set alight, police shoot a protester as violence ...
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Hang Seng has its worst day in months as Hong Kong violence ...

2 days ago by CNN

Hong Kong stocks suffered their worst day in more than three months on Monday as long-running protests in the city saw escalating levels of violence.

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Hong Kong, Cold Weather, Veterans Day: Your Monday ...

2 days ago by International New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Today is Veterans Day. We're covering the resignation of Bolivia's president, the shooting ...

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Manifestaciones de Hong Kong reportan nuevos excesos de ...

2 days ago by Deutsche Welle

Un manifestante quedó en estado grave tras recibir disparo policial y otro fue quemado en medio de la jornada de huelga convocada para este lunes ...

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Manifestaciones de Hong Kong reportan nuevos excesos de ...
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Siguen las protestas violentas en Hong Kong con intervención de la ...

2 days ago by Voz de América

La policía de Hong Kong baleó el lunes a un manifestante en una dramática escena grabada en video, mientras la gente cortaba líneas de metro y calles en ...

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Siguen las protestas violentas en Hong Kong con intervención de la ...
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Manifestante herido por fuerzas de Hong Kong marca escalada en ...

2 days ago by Reuters Latino América

La policía de Hong Kong disparó e hirió de gravedad a un manifestante el lunes y un hombre fue rociado con gasolina para prenderle fuego en el ...

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Hong Kong In Tumult: Man Is Set On Fire Hours After Police Officer ...

2 days ago by NPR

Two shocking incidents of violence mark a day that saw police use tear gas and water cannons and protesters throw bricks and Molotov cocktails.

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Hong Kong In Tumult: Man Is Set On Fire Hours After Police Officer ...
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Behind Hong Kong's Protesters, an Army of Volunteer Pastors ...

2 days ago by International New York Times

Away from the front lines, volunteer groups composed of retirees, pastors and housewives quietly aid the anti-government demonstrators.

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Behind Hong Kong's Protesters, an Army of Volunteer Pastors ...
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Hong Kong protester shot by police as another set on fire today in ...

2 days ago by CBS News

Tensions in Hong Kong continued to escalate Monday morning as a pro-democracy protester was shot at near point-blank range by a police officer and another ...

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Day of rage plunges Hong Kong into turmoil after police shoot ...

2 days ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — The shooting of a pro-democracy protester by Hong Kong police unleashed a chain of chaotic events Monday, as thousands of demonstrators ...

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Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

2 days ago by Politico

HONG KONG — Hong Kong's leader pledged on Monday to “spare no effort” in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more ...

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Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire
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Hong Kong man set alight hours after protester shot by police - CNN

2 days ago by CNN International

A 21-year-old protester was shot with a live round by a police officer in Hong Kong early Monday morning, as traffic stalled and clashes broke out across the city.

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Hong Kong man set alight hours after protester shot by police - CNN
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Hong Kong's Political Crisis Deepens After the Worst Day of Violence in Decades

1 month ago by TIME

Amid worsening political tensions, hundreds of protesters gathered in the streets of Hong Kong's financial quarter from lunchtime Wednesday in a spontaneous demonstration of anger at the shooting of an 18-year-old protester during the enclave's worst ...

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Hong Kong's Political Crisis Deepens After the Worst Day of Violence in Decades
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Hong Kong descended into chaos. In flag-covered Beijing, almost no one noticed

1 month ago by CNN

Beijing (CNN) In the tightly-censored bubble of state-run media and restricted internet, Beijing locals enjoyed their October 1 National Day seemingly unaware that in Hong Kong, which is Chinese territory, police and protesters were fighting in the streets.

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Hong Kong descended into chaos. In flag-covered Beijing, almost no one noticed
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Hong Kong protester shot by police at point-blank range has been charged with assault

1 month ago by CBS News

Hong Kong — A protester who was shot by a Hong Kong police officer during mass demonstrations on Tuesday has been arrested and charged with assaulting an officer and could face further charges for rioting. CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio ...

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Hong Kong protester shot by police at point-blank range has been charged with assault
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Student Shot by Police in Hong Kong Protest Is 'The Bravest Type,' Cousin Says

1 month ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—The high-school student shot in the chest by police during a street battle on Tuesday is a seasoned protester who is “never afraid to speak his mind and would put his words into action,” according to a cousin. Tsang Chi-kin, 18 years old, ...

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Student Shot by Police in Hong Kong Protest Is 'The Bravest Type,' Cousin Says
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Hong Kong protester shot: Office workers, schoolmates denounce police's actions

1 month ago by The Straits Times

HONG KONG (REUTERS, AFP) - Hong Kong office workers and high-school students turned out in their hundreds under a sweltering midday sun on Wednesday (Oct 2) to denounce a policeman for shooting and wounding a teenager during the most violent ...

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Hong Kong protester shot: Office workers, schoolmates denounce police's actions
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Anger Grows in Hong Kong Over Shooting of Teenage Protester

1 month ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — Raw anger was building in Hong Kong on Wednesday over the shooting of a teenage demonstrator a day earlier, the first such incident since antigovernment demonstrations began in the territory nearly four months ago. The shooting of the ...

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Anger Grows in Hong Kong Over Shooting of Teenage Protester
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Hong Kong office workers, schoolmates denounce police shooting of teen

1 month ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong office workers and high-school students turned out in their hundreds under a sweltering midday sun on Wednesday to denounce a policeman for shooting and wounding a teenager during the most violent clashes in ...

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Hong Kong office workers, schoolmates denounce police shooting of teen
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Hong Kong police slammed as 'trigger-happy' after teen shot

1 month ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — 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 ...

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Hong Kong police slammed as 'trigger-happy' after teen shot
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Hong Kong mops up, braces for fresh protests after National Day violence

1 month ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong awoke to widespread damage on Wednesday and calls for more protests following some of the most violent clashes in nearly four months of unrest, including the shooting of a teenage demonstrator by police.

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Hong Kong mops up, braces for fresh protests after National Day violence
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Con balas, frenan manifestaciones en Hong Kong

1 month ago by Excélsior

HONG KONG. Policías de Hong Kong hirieron de bala a un adolescente al disparar contra manifestantes en la movilización de ayer. Se trata de la primera vez que agentes utilizan municiones contra civiles a cuatro meses de que iniciaron las protestas en la ...

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Con balas, frenan manifestaciones en Hong Kong
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In Hong Kong, protesters target mainland and pro-Beijing businesses

1 month ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong anti-government protesters are increasingly focusing their anger on mainland Chinese businesses and those with pro-Beijing links, daubing graffiti on store fronts and vandalizing outlets in the heart of the financial center.

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In Hong Kong, protesters target mainland and pro-Beijing businesses
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Hong Kong students decry police shooting of teen protester

1 month ago by Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of college students are striking to condemn the police shooting of their classmate during surging violence at Hong Kong pro-democracy protests that marred China's National Day. It was the first time a protester had been struck ...

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Hong Kong students decry police shooting of teen protester
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China could take a 'much harder' line against Hong Kong now that National Day celebrations are over

1 month ago by CNBC

Hong Kong, a former British colony, returned to Chinese rule under a “one country, two systems” principle in 1997. Since then, citizens of the semi-autonomous city have been given some legal and economic freedoms not given to citizens in mainland China.

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China could take a 'much harder' line against Hong Kong now that National Day celebrations are over
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Hong Kong's Political Crisis Worsens After the Worst Day of Violence in Decades

1 month ago by TIME

Hong Kong is struggling to come to terms with its worst unrest in more than 50 years, after thousands of black-clad protesters rampaged across the city Tuesday, fighting battles with police, setting fires in government offices and smashing the premises of ...

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Hong Kong's Political Crisis Worsens After the Worst Day of Violence in Decades
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Cheers in Beijing Can't Drown Out the Protesters in Hong Kong

1 month ago by The New York Times

It was hard to imagine a greater contrast. While China's rulers were celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic with an enormous parade of missiles and technological achievements meant to intimidate and impress, Hong Kong ...

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Cheers in Beijing Can't Drown Out the Protesters in Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Experiences Protests As Beijing Celebrates 70 Years Of Modern China

1 month ago by NPR

JULIE MCCARTHY, BYLINE: Tonight, in the aftermath of a day of violent protests, joss paper litters the streets. The paper is burned as an offering to ancestors in Hong Kong. It's a mourning ritual, as if to say, there was nothing to celebrate here in Hong Kong.

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En medio de protestas en Hong Kong, China continental toma ...

1 month ago by ACI Prensa

La persecución de los católicos en China continental está aumentando después de que prominentes figuras católicas en Hong Kong siguen hablando en contra del régimen comunista, según los informes. Se denomina China continental a la zona de China ...

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Hong Kong police shoot 18-year-old protester as violence escalates

1 month ago by CBS News

Hong Kong — Four months of protests in Hong Kong reached a dangerous escalation when police targeted anti-government demonstrators with live ammunition for the first time. The crackdown came as China celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding ...

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Hong Kong police shoot 18-year-old protester as violence escalates
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Hong Kong protest: City reels from 'one of its most violent days'

1 month ago by BBC News

The 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China was "one of Hong Kong's most violent and chaotic days", the city's police chief has said. An 18-year-old protester was shot in the chest with a live bullet - one of six live rounds fired by police.

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Hong Kong protest: City reels from 'one of its most violent days'
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Hong Kong protesters set out to spoil China's big day. They succeeded

1 month ago by CNN

As thousands of performers took part in a stunning, highly coordinated display in Tiananmen Square -- half ultra-patriotic Olympics opening ceremony, half Chinese New Year's gala -- Hong Kong was in chaos, with fires set, subway stations and government ...

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Hong Kong protester shot as police disperse anti-China protests on National Day

1 month ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — In a dramatic escalation of force against protesters, Hong Kong police for the first time fired live ammunition directly at demonstrators Tuesday during street clashes as China celebrated the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule. At least ...

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Hong Kong protester shot as police disperse anti-China protests on National Day
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Police shoot teen protester as Hong Kong violence escalates

1 month ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police shot a teenage protester on Tuesday, the first to be hit by live ammunition in almost four months of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city, amid violent clashes on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's ...

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Police shoot teen protester as Hong Kong violence escalates
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Man shot with live round in major escalation of Hong Kong protests

1 month ago by CNN

A video uploaded by Campus TV, a Hong Kong University student media organization, appears to show the moment a police officer shot the man. The video shows black-clad protesters attacking a number of police officers with metal bars and other weapons.

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Man shot with live round in major escalation of Hong Kong protests
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Protestas en Hong Kong: primer herido de bala en el territorio ...

1 month ago by BBC Mundo

Miles de personas se manifestaron en la capital de Hong Kong y en al menos seis otras ciudades, desafiando la prohibición impuesta por las autoridades con motivo de la fiesta nacional china. Poco antes de los enfrentamientos, una bandera china había ...

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Protestas en Hong Kong: primer herido de bala en el territorio ...
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Hong Kong protester shot and dozens arrested as Trump lauds China on National Day

1 month ago by USA TODAY

A pro-democracy protester was shot and at least 30 were arrested as violent clashes rocked Hong Kong streets Tuesday while China celebrated the 70th anniversary of communist rule. Beijing marked National Day and "national rejuvenation" with a military ...

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Hong Kong protester shot and dozens arrested as Trump lauds China on National Day
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Arde Hong Kong en fiesta de China; balean a manifestante

1 month ago by Excélsior

Un manifestante hongkonés fue herido de bala este martes en Hong Kong durante una multitudinaria manifestación prodemocracia con motivo del 'Día de dolor', convocado para alterar los festejos del 70 aniversario de la fundación de la República Popular ...

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Miles de personas desafiaron el veto policial y marchan en Hong ...

1 month ago by Clarín.com

Miles de manifestantes vestidos de negro marcharon este martes por el centro de Hong Kong dentro de una jornada de protestas prodemocracia en la que instaron al Partido Comunista chino a "devolver el poder al pueblo", justo el día en que el partido ...

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Miles de personas desafiaron el veto policial y marchan en Hong ...
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Marchas prodemocracia toman Hong Kong en Día Nacional chino

1 month ago by San Diego Union-Tribune en Español (Comunicado de prensa)

Decenas de miles de manifestantes vestidos de negro marcharon el martes en varias protestas prodemocracia en Hong Kong, instando al Partido Comunista chino a “devolver el poder al pueblo” el día que el partido celebraba sus 70 años de gobierno en ...

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Marchas prodemocracia toman Hong Kong en Día Nacional chino
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Hong Kong protester shot as police disperse anti-China demonstrations on National Day

1 month ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — In a dramatic escalation of force against protesters, Hong Kong police for the first time fired live ammunition directly at demonstrators Tuesday during street clashes as China celebrated the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule. At least ...

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Hong Kong protester shot as police disperse anti-China demonstrations on National Day
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18-year-old Hong Kong student shot in the left shoulder amid protest

1 month ago by The Straits Times

HONG KONG (REUTERS, AFP) - A Hong Kong police officer shot a protester with a live round on Tuesday (Oct 1) after his unit was attacked by demonstrators in Tsuen Wan district during sustained clashes in the city, a police spokesperson said.

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18-year-old Hong Kong student shot in the left shoulder amid protest
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Dramatic footage captures moment when Hong Kong protester was shot

1 month ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Amateur video of violent demonstrations in Hong Kong on Tuesday captures the moment when a policeman points a pistol at a black-clad protester and fires a round, after which the young man falls to the floor. The footage, taken by ...

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Trump lauds China; police chief laments one of Hong Kong's 'most violent and chaotic days'

1 month ago by USA TODAY

A pro-democracy protester was shot and at least 180 were arrested as violent clashes rocked Hong Kong streets Tuesday while China celebrated the 70th anniversary of communist rule. Beijing marked National Day and "national rejuvenation" with a military ...

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Trump lauds China; police chief laments one of Hong Kong's 'most violent and chaotic days'
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One Hong Kong District Becomes a Combat Zone

1 month ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—They started streaming toward confrontation on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. A parade of young and middle-class Hong Kongers, dressed in black, couples walking hand in hand, moved along a placid river in what looked more like a ...

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One Hong Kong District Becomes a Combat Zone
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Trump just congratulated China's dictators while police brutally crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong

1 month ago by Business Insider

As President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated China on 70 years of Communist Party rule, Republicans in Congress slammed Beijing for its crackdown in Hong Kong. A teenage demonstrator was shot by police in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Meanwhile ...

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Trump just congratulated China's dictators while police brutally crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Protester Is Shot By Police As Clashes Over Democracy Take A Dark Turn

1 month ago by NPR

Updated at 9 a.m. ET. A pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong was shot by police Tuesday — a sign of an escalating official response to months of mass demonstrations. The shooting took place as Beijing marks the 70th anniversary of modern China.

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Hong Kong Protester Is Shot By Police As Clashes Over Democracy Take A Dark Turn
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¿Qué ocurre en Hong Kong? Lo que debes saber sobre las más ...

1 month ago by CNN

Más de 180 personas fueron arrestadas: la policía de Hong Kong arrestó a más de 180 personas en protestas en todo Hong Kong el martes, dijo la policía. El comisionado de policía calificó las manifestaciones del día como las “escenas más violentas” que ...

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Protests Erupt in Hong Kong, Overshadowing China's National Day Parade

1 month ago by The New York Times

Anticipation of a confrontation in Hong Kong on the anniversary, which Chinese leaders in Beijing consider a sacrosanct event, had been building since the protests began this summer in the semiautonomous territory bordering southern China. It intensified in ...

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Protests Erupt in Hong Kong, Overshadowing China's National Day Parade
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Timeline: Key dates in Hong Kong's protests

1 month ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A young demonstrator was shot and police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol-bomb throwing protesters, as violence flared in Hong Kong as the city's Chinese rulers celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ...

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Timeline: Key dates in Hong Kong's protests
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Hong Kong protests turn violent as Beijing celebrates the Communist regime's founding

1 month ago by Vox

Pro-democracy protesters and police clashed as demonstrations engulfed Hong Kong in defiance of China's 70th anniversary celebration of the founding of its Communist regime. The 18th consecutive week of protest in Hong Kong erupted in an even more ...

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Hong Kong protests turn violent as Beijing celebrates the Communist regime's founding
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Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of 'abyss'

3 months ago by The Guardian

Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have staged a new rally at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub. Only a handful of protesters stayed through the night, and flights resumed at ...

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Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of 'abyss'
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More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City's Leader Pleads for Calm

3 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — Anti-government demonstrators staged another protest at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday, as the city's embattled leader pleaded for order after days of escalating chaos, mass flight cancellations and violent street clashes. The latest ...

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More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City's Leader Pleads for Calm
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Advertencia de China a manifestantes en Hong Kong sube la irritación

3 months ago by ElTiempo.com

Aunque este martes se reanudaron los vuelos desde el aeropuerto de Hong Kong, escenario de las protestas de miles de manifestantes contra un proyecto de ley de extradición a China, la tensión en este territorio, con régimen especial, ha seguido en ...

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Advertencia de China a manifestantes en Hong Kong sube la irritación
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Hong Kong amanece con más de 300 vuelos cancelados

3 months ago by Excélsior

PEKIN. El aeropuerto internacional de Hong Kong, uno de los más concurridos de Asia, amaneció hoy con más de 300 vuelos cancelados, después de que el lunes hubiera una cancelación masiva debido a que miles de manifestantes bloquearon la ...

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Hong Kong amanece con más de 300 vuelos cancelados
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¿Es seguro visitar Hong Kong mientras la ciudad está siendo ...

3 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) — Normalmente uno de los destinos más populares de Asia, la reputación de Hong Kong como un lugar seguro y fácil de visitar continúa sufriendo a medida que el territorio se ve afectado por las protestas antigubernamentales.

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¿Es seguro visitar Hong Kong mientras la ciudad está siendo ...
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China media says Hong Kong protesters are 'asking for self-destruction' as military assembles nearby

3 months ago by CNBC

Chinese propaganda outlets warned on Tuesday that protesters in Hong Kong are “asking for self-destruction,” as they released a video showing military vehicles amassing near the border of the city. Meanwhile, the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, told the ...

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China media says Hong Kong protesters are 'asking for self-destruction' as military assembles nearby
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Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens

3 months ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she would be responsible for rebuilding its economy “after the violence eases”.

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Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens
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Hong Kong's Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge

3 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONGHong Kong's embattled leader on Tuesday pleaded for order after days of escalating chaos, mass protests and violent street clashes that have put the Asian financial hub on edge. In a news conference with combative reporters — a day after ...

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Hong Kong's Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge
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Hong Kong airport struggles to reopen amid flight cancellations

3 months ago by Aljazeera.com

Hong Kong's airport struggled to reopen on Tuesday with more than 300 flights cancelled, a day after a pro-democracy protest brought the air transport hub to a standstill. The city's leader Carrie Lam denounced the demonstrations saying that "lawbreaking ...

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Hong Kong airport struggles to reopen amid flight cancellations
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Hong Kong's airport reopens after protests but more than 200 flights canceled

3 months ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show the “sprouts of ...

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Hong Kong's airport reopens after protests but more than 200 flights canceled
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Hong Kong airport protests: flight chaos as Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return'

3 months ago by The Guardian

Hundreds of flights out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after Monday's demonstrations as the territory's leader, Carrie Lam, warned that violence will push Hong Kong “down a path of no return”. Thousands of passengers remained stranded on Tuesday ...

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Hong Kong airport protests: flight chaos as Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return'
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Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day

3 months ago by CNN

In her first public appearance since demonstrators succeeded in shutting down the city's international airport on Monday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said it could take a "long time for Hong Kong to recover," but she insisted that the authorities were still ...

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Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day
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China has misread the Hong Kong protests from the start. It's time to get it right.

3 months ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG'S political battleground has expanded. Protesters who in June demanded cancellation of an extradition bill that would make it easier for suspects to be transferred to mainland China are now asking for greater democracy and an investigation of ...

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China has misread the Hong Kong protests from the start. It's time to get it right.
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Hong Kong airport: hundreds of flights cancelled ahead of further protests

3 months ago by The Guardian

Earlier, Trudeau said he was extremely concerned about events in Hong Kong, which has a large Canadian population, and urged Chinese authorities to handle the protests there with tact. “We see the need for de-escalation of tensions, we need to see the ...

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Hong Kong airport: hundreds of flights cancelled ahead of further protests
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Hong Kong airport reopens as China fumes over protests

3 months ago by Aljazeera.com

Hong Kong's airport has reopened for business, a day after a pro-democracy protest inside the terminal brought the air-transport hub to a standstill, and provoked anger from China, which warned against first signs of "terrorism" and called for the "severe ...

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Hong Kong airport reopens as China fumes over protests
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Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day

3 months ago by CNN

All departing flights were canceled Monday afternoon as thousands of demonstrators descended upon Hong Kong International Airport, covering it with protest signs and graffiti. According to the airport's website, a handful of flights departed after midnight.

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Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day
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Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China's Communist Party

3 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — As anti-government demonstrations escalate in Hong Kong, each side is staking out increasingly polarized positions, making it difficult to find a path to compromise between the protesters and China's ruling Communist Party.

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Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China's Communist Party
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Así han evolucionado las protestas en Hong Kong

3 months ago by Infobae.com

HONG KONG — Las protestas que han sacudido Hong Kong este verano comenzaron con una inmensa manifestación a inicios de junio en contra de un proyecto de ley impopular. Desde entonces, se han convertido en un movimiento más amplio en contra ...

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Así han evolucionado las protestas en Hong Kong
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Protestas en Hong Kong: el momento en el que la policía carga ...

3 months ago by BBC Mundo

El maratón de manifestaciones en Hong Kong alcanzó un punto crítico este domingo tras la irrupción de la policía en una estación. Los cuerpos de seguridad arremetieron contra los manifestantes con bastones policiales y con munición no letal.

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China Warns of 'Terrorism' in Hong Kong Protests, Says US Is Supporting It

3 months ago by Newsweek

China has warned of potential terrorism arising from increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, where Chinese officials suspected the United States has played a role in stoking discontent. Yang Guang, a spokesperson for the Chinese State Council's Hong ...

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China Warns of 'Terrorism' in Hong Kong Protests, Says US Is Supporting It
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Eyepatch-Wearing Protesters In Hong Kong Demanded An End To Police Brutality, And The Pictures Are Intense

3 months ago by BuzzFeed News

Many demonstrators who occupied Hong Kong International Airport for a fourth day Monday — leading to one of the world's busiest transport hubs canceling all flights — did so while wearing bandages or patches over their right eyes in solidarity with a ...

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Eyepatch-Wearing Protesters In Hong Kong Demanded An End To Police Brutality, And The Pictures Are Intense
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Hong Kong airport shutdown: What it means for business and the economy

3 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) Authorities in Hong Kong canceled nearly 200 flights Monday because of a major protest at the city's international airport. That's terrible news for companies operating in the financial hub. The decision to cancel all departures and ...

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Hong Kong airport shutdown: What it means for business and the economy
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What You Need to Know About the Hong Kong Airport Cancellations

3 months ago by The New York Times

Sparked by proposed legislation that would have changed extradition policies between Hong Kong and other places, including mainland China, antigovernment protests in Hong Kong are currently in their third month. Previous protests have occurred mainly ...

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What You Need to Know About the Hong Kong Airport Cancellations
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Protestas en Hong Kong: los manifestantes toman el aeropuerto y ...

3 months ago by BBC Mundo

Las protestas en Hong Kong, algunas de las cuales derivaron en violencia, comenzaron hace más de dos meses por un polémico proyecto de ley de extradición a China, que luego fue suspendido. Ahora los manifestantes siguen pidiendo más democracia y ...

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'Toman' aeropuerto de Hong Kong; China acusa 'terrorismo'

3 months ago by Excélsior

HONG KONG. El aeropuerto internacional de Hong Kong, uno de los más transitados del mundo, canceló el lunes todos sus vuelos, después de que miles de manifestantes prodemocracia abarrotaran la principal terminal el lunes por la tarde. Los activistas ...

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'Toman' aeropuerto de Hong Kong; China acusa 'terrorismo'
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Hong Kong: La policía debe actuar con moderación para evitar una ...

3 months ago by Amnistía Internacional

En respuesta a la actuación policial del 11 de agosto, en que la policía utilizó gas lacrimógeno y disparó balas de goma, Man-kei Tam, director de Amnistía Internacional Hong Kong, ha declarado: “La policía de Hong Kong ha vuelto a utilizar gas ...

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Hong Kong: La policía debe actuar con moderación para evitar una ...
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Many of the leaders of Hong Kong's protests are millennials—here's why they're taking action

3 months ago by CNBC

The city of Hong Kong has been roiled by protests this summer. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have occupied the city's streets, government buildings and even the main airport. All departing flights were canceled on Monday, putting travel at a ...

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Many of the leaders of Hong Kong's protests are millennials—here's why they're taking action
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Hong Kong Airport Cancels Flights as Protesters Flood In

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—A large crowd of antigovernment demonstrators shut down Hong Kong's airport and stranded thousands of passengers Monday, as officials in Beijing responded to the weekend's violent clashes by saying they saw signs of terrorism emerging ...

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Hong Kong Airport Cancels Flights as Protesters Flood In
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El aeropuerto de Hong Kong suspende operaciones por presencia ...

3 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) — El aeropuerto internacional de Hong Kong suspendió sus operaciones el lunes cuando miles de manifestantes invadieron la terminal principal para protestar tras otra noche de violentos enfrentamientos entre activistas en favor de la ...

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Hong Kong vive 24 horas de caos por huelga

3 months ago by El Economista

Hong Kong. Los manifestantes que desde hace dos meses protestan en Hong Kong promueven una “situación muy peligrosa”, afirmó la jefa de Gobierno local, en una jornada de total caos en el transporte debido a una huelga y con nuevos enfrentamientos ...

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Hong Kong International Airport plays catch-up after anti-government strike cancels hundreds of flights

3 months ago by South China Morning Post

Hong Kong International Airport was in recovery mode on Tuesday morning as airlines worked to send passengers to their destinations after a crippling citywide strike forced hundreds of flight cancellations. The MTR Corporation, the city's railway operator, ...

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Hong Kong International Airport plays catch-up after anti-government strike cancels hundreds of flights
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Hong Kong's Stock Rout Enters 10th Day, Worst Streak Since 1984

3 months ago by Bloomberg

The MSCI Hong Kong Index fell 2.7%, poised for its 10th day of declines in what would be its worst losing run since 1984, one day after protesters shut down swathes of the city with a general strike. The benchmark Hang Seng Index -- which includes shares of ...

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Hong Kong's Stock Rout Enters 10th Day, Worst Streak Since 1984
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Hong Kong traffic returning to normal after strike chaos leads to transport disruption, police station sieges and tear gas ...

3 months ago by South China Morning Post

City transport came to a standstill on Monday, with major MTR lines paralysed by full or partial suspensions, a cross-harbour tunnel shut down, major highways in Admiralty, Wong Tai Sin and Tuen Mun blocked, and hundreds of flights at Hong Kong ...

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Hong Kong traffic returning to normal after strike chaos leads to transport disruption, police station sieges and tear gas ...
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Citywide strike paralyses Hong Kong, descends into chaos

3 months ago by Aljazeera.com

Hong Kong - Annual or sick leave, working remotely and plain old hooky - these were some of the many excuses Hong Kong employees gave their bosses on Monday as thousands of people staged a general strike against the government's handling of a ...

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Citywide strike paralyses Hong Kong, descends into chaos
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Hong Kong residents wake up to transport chaos with suspended train service, blocked roads and cancelled flights as ...

3 months ago by South China Morning Post

Hong Kong commuters on Monday woke up to what was believed to be the worst transport chaos since the 2014 Occupy movement, bringing the city to a standstill, with major MTR lines coming to a full or partial halt, a cross-harbour tunnel shut down, several ...

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Hong Kong residents wake up to transport chaos with suspended train service, blocked roads and cancelled flights as ...
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Hong Kong Leader Warns Protests Present 'Dangerous Situation'

3 months ago by Voice of America

Hong Kong's leader has warned that continued protests have pushed the territory to “a very dangerous situation.” Carrie Lam's comments came after repeated clashes in recent days between police and pro-democracy demonstrators. In some cases, police ...

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Hong Kong Leader Warns Protests Present 'Dangerous Situation'
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La huelga de Hong Kong se salda con 82 detenidos

3 months ago by Euronews

Barricadas, calles cortadas y transporte paralizado. Hong Kong se acerca cada vez más a un abismo de consecuencias desconocidas. El lunes la policía ha utilizado gases lacrimógenos contra los manifestantes durante una jornada de huelga general.

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La huelga de Hong Kong se salda con 82 detenidos
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La jefa de gobierno de Hong Kong afirmó que no renunciará en ...

3 months ago by Infobae.com

La jefa del gobierno de Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, afirmó el lunes que no tiene planes de renunciar al cargo, después de que el enérgico movimiento prodemocracia convocara una huelga general para el lunes que supuso la cancelación de 100 vuelos e ...

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La jefa de gobierno de Hong Kong afirmó que no renunciará en ...
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Las nuevas técnicas que utilizan los manifestantes en Hong Kong

3 months ago by El Nuevo Dia.com

Miles de manifestantes llenan plazas y parques públicos en varios distritos de Hong Kong durante una nueva jornada de huelga general convocada en un día laborable para llamar más la atención hacia sus demandas hacia que la jefa de gobierno de la ...

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Las nuevas técnicas que utilizan los manifestantes en Hong Kong
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Caos en el transporte y disturbios en la huelga de Hong Kong

3 months ago by Euronews

Hong Kong se acerca cada vez más a un abismo de consecuencias desconocidas. El lunes la policía ha utilizado gases lacrimógenos contra los manifestantes durante una jornada de huelga general. Las protestas han alcanzado diferentes distritos, en los ...

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Caos en el transporte y disturbios en la huelga de Hong Kong
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Commuters and businesses take hit from Hong Kong's anti-government strike

3 months ago by South China Morning Post

An anti-government strike that paralysed transport across Hong Kong on Monday not only brought chaos for tens of thousands of commuters but also hit businesses and emergency services in the international financial hub. Shop owners said they suffered a ...

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Commuters and businesses take hit from Hong Kong's anti-government strike
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Chaos In Hong Kong As Police Fire Tear Gas Sold By The US And A Car Rams Protesters' Barricade

3 months ago by BuzzFeed News

HONG KONG — More than two months of protests in Hong Kong escalated into a citywide strike on Monday, heightening its worst political crisis since 1997 as roads across the city were paralyzed, dozens of people were arrested and tear gas was fired at ...

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Chaos In Hong Kong As Police Fire Tear Gas Sold By The US And A Car Rams Protesters' Barricade
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Protestas en Hong Kong: con una huelga general sube la presión ...

3 months ago by Clarín.com

En una conferencia de prensa matutina, la jefa de Gobierno Carrie Lam declaró que las protestas recientes han puesto a la ciudad "a punto de entrar en una situación muy peligrosa", y advirtió que el gobierno actuará con determinación para asegurar el ...

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Beijing to hold second press briefing on Hong Kong unrest in two weeks

3 months ago by South China Morning Post

It comes after the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) under the State Council – China's cabinet – last week broke its silence on the protests and violent clashes since June, giving its first media briefing on the city since its return to Chinese ...

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Beijing to hold second press briefing on Hong Kong unrest in two weeks
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'Prepared to Die': Hong Kong Protesters Embrace Hard-Core Tactics, Challenge Beijing

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

Hong Kong's protests against the mainland government's increasing reach are emerging as bigger, more frequent and more violent than previous pro-democracy movements. In a contrast to 2014, when demonstrations were largely led by students, the current ...

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'Prepared to Die': Hong Kong Protesters Embrace Hard-Core Tactics, Challenge Beijing
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Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify

3 months ago by New York Post

After two months of demonstrations, Hong Kong ground to a halt Monday during a violence-filled general strike that saw protesters blocking trains during the morning rush hour and more than 200 flights were canceled when ground workers walked off the job, ...

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Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify
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Strikes Bring Hong Kong to a Standstill as Flights Are Canceled and Trains Are Disrupted

3 months ago by TIME

Hong Kong commuters faced major disruptions Monday morning, with the city's trains brought to a standstill and more than 200 flights canceled as protesters staged a general strike. Although demonstrations have rocked the city for two months, Monday's ...

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Strikes Bring Hong Kong to a Standstill as Flights Are Canceled and Trains Are Disrupted
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Clashes break out at Hong Kong protesters paralyze city's transport network in strike

3 months ago by NBCNews.com

HONG KONG — Protesters blocked roads, trains and tunnels, as they took to the streets in a general strike that followed a weekend of demonstrations in the former British colony. Police trying to clear protesters fired tear gas in several locations, while the city's ...

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Clashes break out at Hong Kong protesters paralyze city's transport network in strike
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Hong Kong protesters and police clash as strike hits city

3 months ago by Financial Times

A strike and protests in Hong Kong on Monday crippled the city's transport network and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights as police clashed with protesters amid a deepening political crisis in the city. Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters, who ...

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Hong Kong protests: Police and protesters fight running battles

3 months ago by BBC News

Police in Hong Kong have been fighting running battles with activists in a third consecutive day of protests, after a call for a general strike caused widespread disruption on Monday. Protesters blocked roads and paralysed train services at peak times on a day ...

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Hong Kong protests: Police and protesters fight running battles
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Citywide strike erupts into night of chaos in Hong Kong

3 months ago by Los Angeles Times

Police hunted protesters, protesters and thugs hunted each other and residents tried to protect themselves at home as fires, standoffs and outright brawls broke out. Hong Kong tumbled into chaos Monday night, with multiple neighborhoods bathed in a neon ...

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Citywide strike erupts into night of chaos in Hong Kong
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Flights canceled, major roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate

3 months ago by CNN

A huge day of protests: People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Strikes across all sectors: With strikers including teachers, aviation workers, finance ...

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Flights canceled, major roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate
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Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply

3 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — Antigovernment protesters in Hong Kong mounted their fiercest challenge to the authorities on Monday, disrupting more than 200 airline flights, occupying malls and blocking roadways and rail lines to snarl the commute for hundreds of ...

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Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply
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City-wide strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill

3 months ago by CNN

More than 2,330 aviation workers joined the strike, according to the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, leading to the cancellation of more than 100 flights to and from one of the world's busiest airports. Unusually long queues were seen in the airport ...

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City-wide strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill
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Hong Kong Crisis Escalates as Clashes Intensify and Spread

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Clashes between protesters and police became more violent and widespread and activists' calls for a citywide strike shut down parts of Hong Kong on Monday, escalating a crisis as the city's top official refused to make concessions. Police and ...

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Hong Kong Crisis Escalates as Clashes Intensify and Spread
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Hong Kong strike disrupts city as leader warns of 'dangerous situation'

3 months ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — On Monday, Ken Kwok did not head to his job in airline operations. Neither did financial planner Rachel Wong. Ashley Yue put her Hong Kong food tours on hold for the day. Instead, they joined civil servants, bus drivers, baristas and pilots in ...

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Hong Kong strike disrupts city as leader warns of 'dangerous situation'
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Alibaba reportedly plans a second listing in Hong Kong. Other Chinese firms may follow suit

3 months ago by CNBC

For years, many large Chinese companies have chosen to list in the U.S. instead of Hong Kong or mainland China. Now, amid a trade battle between Beijing and Washington, one national champion may lead the way back home. "I would think long and hard ...

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Alibaba reportedly plans a second listing in Hong Kong. Other Chinese firms may follow suit
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El Ejército chino podría intervenir en Hong Kong si el gobierno de la ...

3 months ago by RT en Español

Respondiendo a la pregunta de un reportero, Wu dijo que existen "disposiciones claras" en la Ley de Guarnición de Hong Kong de la República Popular China sobre cómo responder a la situación de protestas violentas que se vive en la región. En dicha ley ...

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El Ejército chino podría intervenir en Hong Kong si el gobierno de la ...
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Why Hong Kong's young protesters feel they're running out of time in fight for democracy

3 months ago by CNN

That 2047 deadline, on which the clock began ticking after the United Kingdom handed Hong Kong over to China in 1997, is at the forefront of the minds of the mostly young protesters who have been taking to the streets for almost two months now, ...

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Why Hong Kong's young protesters feel they're running out of time in fight for democracy
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In Hong Kong, are 'thugs for hire' behind the attacks on protesters? Here's what we know about these groups.

3 months ago by Washington Post

The protests against an extradition law that have been ongoing for seven consecutive weeks in Hong Kong took a violent turn last weekend. A large group of masked men carrying wooden sticks and iron rods began attacking protesters, journalists and ...

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In Hong Kong, are 'thugs for hire' behind the attacks on protesters? Here's what we know about these groups.
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China insinuó la posibilidad de desplegar tropas en Hong Kong ...

3 months ago by Infobae.com

El Ministerio de Defensa de China hizo referencia a la Ley de Acuartelamiento, por la cual las tropas del Ejército Popular de Liberación pueden, a petición del gobierno de Hong Kong y con el objetivo de "mantener el orden", entrar en la ciudad-Estado.

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China advierte posible despliegue del ejército en Hong Kong

3 months ago by teleSUR TV

Las acusaciones recientes de los funcionarios sobre las protestas en Hong Kong se refieren a que son solo libertad de expresión y de reunión, por lo que Hua Chunying aseguró que los recientes acontecimientos de Hong Kong "no tienen nada que ver con ...

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China advierte posible despliegue del ejército en Hong Kong
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China recuerda que puede desplegar el ejército si Hong Kong lo pide

3 months ago by swissinfo.ch

Hong Kong está sumida en una de las peores crisis de su historia reciente después de que millones de personas hayan salido a las calles en las últimas semanas para protestar contra un proyecto de ley que permitiría las extradiciones a la China continental ...

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China recuerda que puede desplegar el ejército si Hong Kong lo pide
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Amenaza China con utilizar al Ejército contra manifestantes de ...

3 months ago by Periódico Cubano

El portavoz del Ministerio de Defensa de China, Wu Qian anunció hoy que el Ejército Popular de Liberación (EPL) podría desplegarse en Hong Kong, si el gobierno de la ciudad lo solicita para mantener el orden, luego de casi mes y medio de ...

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Amenaza China con utilizar al Ejército contra manifestantes de ...
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Will China send in troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?

3 months ago by Politico

This story is being published for POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on July 24, 2019. It is a prospect dreaded by many in Hong Kong, but debate is growing in mainland China ...

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Will China send in troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?
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Six films to watch to understand what's happening in Hong Kong

3 months ago by Quartz

For almost two months, Hong Kong has been rocked by a series of protests and escalating violence that began as a response to the government's attempt to pass a much-maligned extradition bill that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to be ...

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Six films to watch to understand what's happening in Hong Kong
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China Hints Its Troops Could Be Used to Quell Hong Kong Protests

3 months ago by The New York Times

BEIJING — Warning that protests convulsing Hong Kong were crossing a line, China hinted broadly on Wednesday that it was prepared to use military force in the territory if necessary to retain Beijing's control. “The behavior of some radical protesters ...

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China Hints Its Troops Could Be Used to Quell Hong Kong Protests
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Hong Kong's Mafia-Like “Triads” Are Terrifying Pro-Democracy Protesters

3 months ago by VICE News

HONG KONG — China's Ministry of National Defense reminded Hong Kong residents on Wednesday, that the People's Liberation Army could mobilize to “maintain social order” at the request of the islands' government. The statement serves as a warning to ...

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'All Hong Kongers are scared': protests to widen as rural residents fight back

3 months ago by The Guardian

Yuen Long, a quiet residential area close to the Chinese border, has become the unlikely next battleground of Hong Kong's protest movement. Over the last seven weeks, demonstrators have planned rallies across the territory – in parks, along main roads, ...

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'All Hong Kongers are scared': protests to widen as rural residents fight back
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Hong Kong arrests men with gang links over mob attack

3 months ago by Washington Post

HONG KONGHong Kong police say they've arrested six men, some with links to triad gangs, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station over the weekend that saw dozens injured. Senior police official Chan Tin-chu said the ...

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Hong Kong arrests men with gang links over mob attack
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6 men, some with triad links, held over Hong Kong mob attack

3 months ago by Washington Post

HONG KONGHong Kong police have detained six men, some with links to triads, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station that saw dozens injured. Senior police official Chan Tin-chu said Monday the men, aged between ...

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6 men, some with triad links, held over Hong Kong mob attack
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What It Means That Chinese Media Published Photos Of Hong Kong Protests

3 months ago by NPR

State media in mainland China published photos of this weekend's protests in Hong Kong. That in and of itself might be a sign of Beijing's shifting strategy toward the island's pro-democracy movement. For some insight, we turn now to Michael Davis, global ...

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Hong Kong: why thugs may be doing the government's work

3 months ago by The Guardian

At a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong's young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a co-founder of the Economic Times newspaper. “Find a ...

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Hong Kong: why thugs may be doing the government's work
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As Unrest Escalates in Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy Demonstrators' List of Demands Lengthens

3 months ago by Pacific Standard

Sunday marked the seventh week of widespread demonstrations in Hong Kong, as tensions between protesters and police continue to escalate and the demands of protesters continue to evolve. The protests began in opposition to a proposed criminal ...

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As Unrest Escalates in Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy Demonstrators' List of Demands Lengthens
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Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate

3 months ago by Gizmodo

Demonstrators have taken to the streets for seven straight weeks there in protest of a proposal by the authoritarian Chinese government to allow extradition of Hong Kong residents to the mainland, where they would be all but certain to receive harsh ...

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Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate
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Political Crisis In Hong Kong Deepens As Protests Turn Violent

3 months ago by NPR

To Hong Kong now, where a political crisis is deepening. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: This weekend brought yet more pro-democracy protests. Half a million people turned out for a mostly peaceful march. Police met them with tear gas and rubber bullets. Things got ...

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A Crackdown in Hong Kong?

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

The people of Hong Kong have gone into the streets for seven straight weeks to preserve their liberty from mainland China's encroachment. The demonstrations have largely been peaceful, but on Sunday some violence broke out, and the growing fear is that ...

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A Crackdown in Hong Kong?
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Hong Kong, conmocionada por el ataque impune a manifestantes ...

3 months ago by El Mostrador

Un grupo de hombres vestidos de blanco blandiendo cañas de bambú y barras metálicas causó 45 heridos en una estación del metro de Hong Kong tras las manifestaciones en favor de reformas democráticas de este domingo, en un incidente que ha ...

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Hong Kong, conmocionada por el ataque impune a manifestantes ...
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Hong Kong crisis escalates after mob attack on protesters

3 months ago by PBS NewsHour

HONG KONG (AP) — An overnight attack by white-clad assailants apparently targeting pro-democracy protesters raised tensions to new levels in Hong Kong on Monday as China harshly criticized the weekend demonstration, saying “central authority cannot ...

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Hong Kong crisis escalates after mob attack on protesters
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Hong Kong Enters China's Danger Zone

3 months ago by The National Interest Online

Hong Kong, essentially stolen by the world's then dominant imperial power from the enfeebled Qing Dynasty, was reclaimed by the People's Republic of China to great fanfare in 1997. Even many ethnic Chinese around the world were proud to see what they ...

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Apple Shuts Hong Kong Stores Early as Fears of Lawlessness Rise

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Tech giant Apple Inc. shut its stores early citywide on Monday, as fears of escalating violence and spiraling lawlessness linked to weekslong protests spurred concern among businesses and the public. A day after police fired tear gas in ...

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Apple Shuts Hong Kong Stores Early as Fears of Lawlessness Rise
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As Hong Kong protests continue, mob violence against demonstrators casts a shadow

3 months ago by Vox

A violent mob of people in white shirts attacked protesters in a train station in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, on Sunday night, intensifying the standoff between Hong Kong's government and police force and pro-democracy protesters. About 45 people were injured ...

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As Hong Kong protests continue, mob violence against demonstrators casts a shadow
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Five things to know about Hong Kong's masked mob

3 months ago by Aljazeera.com

While police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters on Hong Kong Island, suspected triad gangsters descended on a subway station in a northwest territory closer to mainland China, apparently targeting participants from the protests and sending ...

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Five things to know about Hong Kong's masked mob
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Gobierno de China respalda medidas de Hong Kong ante protestas

3 months ago by teleSUR TV

El vocero del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores de China, Geng Shuang, manifestó el apoyo del Gobierno de Beijing ante las medidas impuestas por la administración regional de Hong Kong, por la reciente oleada de manifestaciones violentas en contra de ...

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Gobierno de China respalda medidas de Hong Kong ante protestas
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Apple closed its stores early in Hong Kong after violent protests erupted in the city

3 months ago by Business Insider

Apple closed its retail stores in Hong Kong early on Monday as pro-democracy protests throughout the city continued to intensify. The early closures, which were first reported by The Wall Street Journal, come after protests taking place in Hong Kong on ...

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Apple closed its stores early in Hong Kong after violent protests erupted in the city
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'Triad' Thugs Use Clubs To Punish Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protestors. But That's Not Gonna Stop Them.

3 months ago by Daily Beast

HONG KONG—Arthur Shek, the co-founder of a financial newspaper here called the Hong Kong Economic Times, took the stage on Saturday at an event called “Safeguard HK” to support the police. Pro-democracy protestors have been hitting the streets for ...

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'Triad' Thugs Use Clubs To Punish Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protestors. But That's Not Gonna Stop Them.
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Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government's work

3 months ago by The Guardian

At a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong's young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a co-founder of the Economic Times newspaper. “Find a ...

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Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government's work
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Horrifying Footage Shows Masked Thugs Beating Pro-Democracy Protesters With Metal Rods In Hong Kong

3 months ago by VICE News

Hong Kong lawmakers accused their own government of colluding with a violent mob of suspected pro-Beijing triads who brutally attacked peaceful protesters Sunday, in the most violent incident since protests began in the city seven weeks ago.

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Horrifying Footage Shows Masked Thugs Beating Pro-Democracy Protesters With Metal Rods In Hong Kong
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Cómo cuatro muertes oscurecieron el movimiento de protestas de ...

3 months ago by CNN

Entre algunos manifestantes, la muerte fue un punto de discusión. “Muere por Hong Kong”, se escuchaba el canto de algunos manifestantes. Un manifiesto compartido en Telegram, una aplicación encriptada que se utilizó ampliamente durante las protestas, ...

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Hong Kong: La falta de liderazgo político está avivando la situación

3 months ago by Amnistía Internacional

Después de que la última protesta celebrada en Hong Kong el domingo desembocara en actos violentos, entre ellos el ataque de un grupo de hombres contra varias personas en la estación de tren de Yuen Long, Man-kei Tam, director de Amnistía ...

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Hong Kong: La falta de liderazgo político está avivando la situación
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Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station

3 months ago by Fox News

The Hong Kong government said in a statement shortly after midnight that commuters were attacked at a subway station in the city's Yuen Long neighborhood, leading to "confrontations and injuries." The statement also said some "radical protesters initiated a ...

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Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station
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China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—China's state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong's latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by ...

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China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger
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'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack

3 months ago by The Guardian

Pro-democracy activists and lawmakers in Hong Kong have accused the police of standing by as men dressed in white attacked commuters and protesters, leaving 45 people hospitalised, including one who is critically injured. Video footage showed dozens ...

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'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack
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El brutal ataque en el metro de Hong Kong que reavivó las protestas

3 months ago by ElEspectador.com

El malestar crecía este lunes en Hong Kong, un día después de los violentos ataques contra manifestantes prodemocracia que dejaron decenas de heridos y agravaron la crisis que sacude a la antigua colonia británica. La ola de protestas estalló el 9 de ...

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El brutal ataque en el metro de Hong Kong que reavivó las protestas
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Hong Kong: decenas de heridos en nueva jornada violenta de ...

3 months ago by FRANCE 24

El séptimo fin de semana de manifestaciones en Hong Kong contó con nuevos protagonistas: un grupo de civiles que, armados con palos, atacaron a quienes transitaban por la estación del metro de Yuen Long, como muestra de oposición a las marchas ...

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Hong Kong: decenas de heridos en nueva jornada violenta de ...
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Hong Kong: gigantesca manifestación violentamente reprimida por ...

3 months ago by RFI

Decenas de miles de personas salieron a las calles de Hong Kong el domingo, con una situación cada vez más tensa a medida que avanzaba el día. A la represión policial se sumaron las agresiones de hombres pertenecientes al crimen organizado chino.

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Las agresiones a manifestantes agravan la crisis en Hong Kong

3 months ago by swissinfo.ch

Luego las protestas se ampliaron para pedir que se mantengan las libertades democráticas, en particular la de expresión y la independencia de la justicia, de las que goza Hong Kong y debería conservar hasta 2047 según el acuerdo de retrocesión.

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Las agresiones a manifestantes agravan la crisis en Hong Kong
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Rechazan bloqueo a oficina de enlace con gobierno chino en Hong ...

3 months ago by Prensa Latina

La víspera, un portavoz de la Oficina de Asuntos de Hong Kong y Macao del Consejo de Estado chino también repudió ese acto perpetrado por manifestantes radicales, en una protesta por la oposición a un cambio en la ley de extradición en esa zona del ...

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Hong Kong protesters clash with police again, while others are attacked by mob

3 months ago by CBS News

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong for the seventh weekend in a row. Police and protesters clashed in new violence in the Chinese-controlled territory as the political crisis there deepens and the city seemingly spirals further ...

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Hong Kong protesters clash with police again, while others are attacked by mob
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China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger

3 months ago by Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—China allowed images of Hong Kong's antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authorities ...

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China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger
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Hong Kong's Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence

3 months ago by TIME

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous” protesters who vandalized a Chinese government building before expressing “regret” that a gang of men armed ...

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Hong Kong's Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence
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Attackers wielding Chinese flags bash Hong Kong protesters, as political crisis takes sinister turn

3 months ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — Pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting was in a subway station near his constituency on Sunday night responding to reports of a violent mob in the area. Suddenly, dozens more of the white-shirted men appeared, surrounding the station.

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Attackers wielding Chinese flags bash Hong Kong protesters, as political crisis takes sinister turn
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Una marcha masiva termina con choques y caos en Hong Kong

3 months ago by LA NACION

HONG KONG.- Más de 400.000 manifestantes salieron a las calles en un día caótico en Hong Kong para protestar contra las autoridades locales y pedir elecciones anticipadas, en movilizaciones que incluyeron ataques a una oficina del gobierno de China.

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Una marcha masiva termina con choques y caos en Hong Kong
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Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City

3 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — A brazen overnight attack by a mob of men with sticks and metal bars who were apparently targeting antigovernment protesters raised tensions in Hong Kong to new levels on Monday after weeks of demonstrations, prompting fears of ...

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Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City
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Masked assailants storm Hong Kong metro station with batons in an apparent attack on pro-democracy protesters

3 months ago by Business Insider

A group of assailants stormed a train station in Hong Kong on Sunday night following a pro-democracy march, attacking passengers with batons, sticks, and other makeshift weapons. Video from the event shows a group of men, some wearing masks and ...

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Masked assailants storm Hong Kong metro station with batons in an apparent attack on pro-democracy protesters
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Hong Kong's democracy movement was about hope. These protests are driven by desperation

4 months ago by CNN

It encapsulated the feeling of the protest and how far the mood has shifted since the optimism of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, when Hong Kong protesters were lauded worldwide for being peaceful and respectful. During those protests, there was a real ...

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Hong Kong's democracy movement was about hope. These protests are driven by desperation
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Hong Kong Braces for Mass Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule

4 months ago by Wall Street Journal

Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony's history—on the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese sovereignty, as a deepening crisis over the city's future looms. Police used pepper ...

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Hong Kong police clash with protesters on anniversary of return to China

4 months ago by Washington Post

HONG KONG — The anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China on Monday began with fresh clashes between riot police and protesters, who once again took over the city's main thoroughfares, among the most symbolic of demonstrations against Beijing's ...

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Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence

4 months ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge ...

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Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence
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Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature

4 months ago by CNBC

One day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the building appeared calm on Tuesday. Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the former colony's handover from ...

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Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature
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Calm falls on Hong Kong after protests erupt into extraordinary violence

4 months ago by Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge ...

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Calm falls on Hong Kong after protests erupt into extraordinary violence
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Hong Kong's Carrie Lam responds to protester takeover of government building

4 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic July 1 events have marked a break from Hong Kong's peaceful ...

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Hong Kong's Carrie Lam responds to protester takeover of government building
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Hong Kong Protests Boil Over After Activists Occupy Legislature

4 months ago by Wall Street Journal

“I think it puts Hong Kong in a very dangerous position because the Chinese government will ultimately interfere if it needs to,” said Steven Tsang, director of the SOAS China Institute in London. Asked about the protest, President Trump said in Washington: “I ...

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Hong Kong Protests Boil Over After Activists Occupy Legislature
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Hong Kong, Lil Nas X, Wimbledon: Your Monday Evening Briefing

4 months ago by The New York Times

It's been a tumultuous 24 hours in Hong Kong, and the coming hours could be telling. After Monday's daylong protests, hundreds of riot police used tear gas after midnight to disperse a small group of protesters who had broken into, occupied and vandalized ...

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Hong Kong, Lil Nas X, Wimbledon: Your Monday Evening Briefing
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La policía de Hong Kong recupera el control del Parlamento, que ...

4 months ago by Clarín.com

La policía antidisturbios de Hong Kong retomó en la madrugada del martes el control del Parlamento local asaltado horas antes por manifestantes, en una jornada de caos sin precedentes que coincidió con el 22º aniversario de la retrocesión de la ex ...

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La policía de Hong Kong recupera el control del Parlamento, que ...
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Las razones únicas por las que millones de personas protestan en ...

4 months ago by CNN

(CNN) — Las imágenes que se vieron en Hong Kong durante el mes pasado fueron sorprendentes: millones de manifestantes vestidos de negro que marchaban por las calles y miles de manifestantes de sombrero amarillo irrumpieron en la sede del ...

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Protestas en Hong Kong: policías y manifestantes se enfrentan en el ...

4 months ago by BBC Mundo

El izado de la bandera que conmemora el traspaso se realizó dentro del Centro de Convenciones y Exhibiciones de Hong Kong en medio de una gran presencia policial. Las autoridades dicen que los manifestantes empezaron a bloquear varias calles ...

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Hong Kong's Lam Condemns Protesters Who Stormed City Legislature

4 months ago by Bloomberg

Hong Kong's chief executive condemned protesters who occupied and ransacked the city's legislative chamber on Monday in an escalation of demonstrations against the China-appointed government, prompting police to fire tear gas to clear the area.

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Hong Kong's Lam Condemns Protesters Who Stormed City Legislature
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La autonomía y las libertades de Hong Kong, amenazadas por el ...

4 months ago by Clarín.com

Por Austin Ramzy. The New York Times. Cuando Gran Bretaña devolvió Hong Kong a China en 1997, después de más de un siglo de dominio colonial, fue un momento de orgullo inmenso para Beijing, y temblor enorme para un territorio que durante mucho ...

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La autonomía y las libertades de Hong Kong, amenazadas por el ...
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Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement

4 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched in peaceful protest in Hong Kong on Monday as it commemorated its return to China in 1997, but the city was shaken by images of a smaller group of activists who broke into the legislature, ...

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Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement
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Hong Kong's Carrie Lam responds to protestor takeover of government building

4 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic July 1 events have marked a break from Hong Kong's peaceful ...

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Hong Kong's Carrie Lam responds to protestor takeover of government building
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Why Hong Kong has grown increasingly fearful of Chinese control

4 months ago by Washington Post

After more than 150 years as a British colony, Hong Kong became a “special administrative region” of China in July 1997. At the time, many in the bustling city and global financial hub weren't sure what to make of their new Communist Party overseers in ...

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Why Hong Kong has grown increasingly fearful of Chinese control
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Hong Kong's latest protests, in 22 photos

4 months ago by Vox

Twenty-two years ago, on July 1, 1997, the United Kingdom handed Hong Kong back to China on the promise that China would allow the city-state to largely govern itself for another 50 years. But many in Hong Kong see a controversial new extradition law as ...

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Hong Kong's latest protests, in 22 photos
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Hong Kong protests escalate as violent demonstrators overrun legislature building

4 months ago by Los Angeles Times

On this, the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to China, hundreds of thousands tried to keep the protest peaceful, marching through the streets in an echo of two previous marches against an extradition bill that many feel reflects Beijing's ...

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Hong Kong protests escalate as violent demonstrators overrun legislature building
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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence

4 months ago by The New York Times

“This violence and lawlessness have seriously affected the core values of Hong Kong's legal system,” Mrs. Lam told reporters in the early hours of Tuesday morning. “I feel very indignant and saddened by this and want to strongly condemn it. I believe that the ...

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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence
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Hong Kong police fire tear gas after protesters vandalize legislature

4 months ago by CNBC

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to try to disperse hundreds of protesters, some of whom stormed the legislature, destroyed pictures and daubed walls with graffiti, on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday. After the protesters had ...

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas after protesters vandalize legislature
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Protestas en Hong Kong: el día de caos tras la agitada irrupción de ...

4 months ago by BBC Mundo

El gobierno accedió a suspenderlo de manera indefinida, pero esto no ha detenido las protestas y la Jefa Ejecutiva de Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, se enfrenta a voces que piden su dimisión. Este lunes estaban programados una serie de eventos a favor de la ...

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Hong Kong: Manifestantes toman el Parlamento en protesta a la ley ...

4 months ago by lagranepoca

Cientos de manifestantes irrumpieron en el edificio del Parlamento en Hong Kong el 1 de julio, día del 22º aniversario de la entrega de la ciudad al régimen chino, rompiendo las puertas de vidrio para entrar. El asalto ocurrió cuando la ira se intensificó por ...

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Policía de Honk Kong recupera el control del Parlamento tras ...

4 months ago by El Comercio

Policía de Honk Kong recupera el control del Parlamento tras invasión de manifestantes. Los manifestantes también exigen la dimisión de la jefa del gobierno local, Carrie Lam, así como que las personas detenidas en las protestas de las últimas semanas ...

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Policía de Honk Kong recupera el control del Parlamento tras ...
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Hong Kong police move to forcibly clear protesters occupying legislature complex

4 months ago by Washington Post

Hong Kong police began forcibly removing protesters who occupied the territory's legislature in an unprecedented act of civil disobedience. Here's what we know: ○Police started to clear thousands of protesters just after midnight on Tuesday, using riot ...

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Hong Kong police move to forcibly clear protesters occupying legislature complex
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Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

4 months ago by Fox News

A group of protesters smashed a window and stormed Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of mass demonstrations in the city, where a commemoration of the 22nd anniversary of the orderly return to Chinese rule was replaced by ...

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Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters
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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas After Protesters Occupy Legislature

4 months ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Police fired tear gas and charged protesters who occupied Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese sovereignty, as a movement that had until now largely stuck to nonviolent means lurched toward anarchy.

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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas After Protesters Occupy Legislature
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Hong Kong protests escalate with storming of legislative building

4 months ago by Vox

Last month, Hong Kong's government was set to pass a controversial extradition law that would have permitted authorities to arrest people and send them to face trial in other countries that lacked extradition treaties with the territory — including mainland ...

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Hong Kong protests escalate with storming of legislative building
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Hong Kong police clear protesters from government headquarters

4 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic July 1 events have marked a break from Hong Kong's peaceful ...

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Hong Kong police clear protesters from government headquarters
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La policía de Hong Kong recuperó el control del edificio de la ...

4 months ago by Infobae.com

La policía de Hong Kong recuperó el martes temprano el control del Parlamento tras la irrupción de los manifestantes antigubernamentales que habían asaltado el edificio horas antes, confirmó un reportero de la agencia AFP dentro del complejo.

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Hong Kong protesters seize government headquarters, clash with police

4 months ago by CBS News

Hong Kong -- Combative protesters managed to smash their way into the Hong Kong Legislative Council building on Monday night, seizing the seat of Beijing's power over the city as tens of thousands marched separately on the 22nd anniversary of the ...

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Hong Kong protesters seize government headquarters, clash with police
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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters Occupying Legislature

4 months ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Police fired tear gas and charged protesters who had occupied Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese sovereignty, as a protest movement that had until now largely stuck to nonviolent means lurched toward ...

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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters Occupying Legislature
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Crece la tensión en Hong Kong: manifestantes opositores al ...

4 months ago by Clarín.com

Cientos de manifestantes entraron este lunes en la sede del Parlamento de Hong Kong, luego de cuatro horas y reiterados intentos de destrozar las barreras y las puertas del edificio con barras de acero, ladrillos y piedras. En las cercanías de la sede ...

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Crece la tensión en Hong Kong: manifestantes opositores al ...
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Manifestantes irrumpen en Parlamento de Hong Kong en ...

4 months ago by El Nuevo Herald

Manifestantes antigubernamentales irrumpieron este lunes en el Parlamento de Hong Kong, pintando grafitis en paredes y copando el reciento, durante una gran manifestación por el 22º aniversario de la retrocesión a China. El gobierno de Hong Kong ...

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Manifestantes irrumpen en Parlamento de Hong Kong en ...
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On Hong Kong Handover Anniversary, Many Fear Loss of Freedoms

4 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — When Britain returned Hong Kong to China in 1997 after more than a century of colonial rule, it was a moment of immense pride for Beijing, and immense trepidation for a territory that had long enjoyed greater freedom and prosperity than the ...

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On Hong Kong Handover Anniversary, Many Fear Loss of Freedoms
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Recrudecen las protestas en Hong Kong: esto es lo que sabemos

4 months ago by CNN

(CNN) — Miles de manifestantes en Hong Kong marcharon pacíficamente en el aniversario número 22 de la entrega de la excolonia de Gran Bretaña a China. El 1 de julio se ha convertido en un día anual de protestas a favor de la democracia en esta ...

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Recrudecen las protestas en Hong Kong: esto es lo que sabemos
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Tomaron la Legislatura de Hong Kong y colgaron la bandera de la ...

4 months ago by Infobae.com

Manifestantes opuestos al gobierno lograron entrar este lunes en el edificio del Parlamento local de Hong Kong rompiendo cristales, mientras la policía lanzaba gases lacrimógenos, en el marco de una manifestación prevista por el 22º aniversario del ...

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Tomaron la Legislatura de Hong Kong y colgaron la bandera de la ...
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Protestas en Hong Kong: manifestantes entran por la fuerza al ...

4 months ago by BBC Mundo

El gobierno accedió a suspenderlo de manera indefinida, pero esto no ha detenido las protestas y la Jefa Ejecutiva de Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, se enfrenta a voces que piden su dimisión. Este lunes estaban programados una serie de eventos a favor de la ...

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Hong Kong EN VIVO: Manifestantes ocupan por la fuerza el recinto ...

4 months ago by El Comercio

Hong Kong. Manifestantes antigobierno ocuparon el principal recinto del Parlamento de Hong Kong en la noche del lunes, pintaron gratifis en sus paredes y desplegaron una bandera de la época colonial británica en el podio, comprobó un periodista de la ...

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Hong Kong protesters storm parliament on anniversary of return to China

4 months ago by Washington Post

New protests erupted Monday on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to China, as demonstrators expressed dissatisfaction with Beijing's growing influence. Here are the highlights: ○Protesters removed metal fencing and smashed ...

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Hong Kong protesters storm parliament on anniversary of return to China
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Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters, break into legislative chamber

4 months ago by CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) A group of protesters has stormed the Hong Kong government headquarters, smashing glass doors and prizing open metal shutters to enter the building, then spray-painting slogans on the walls of the Legislative Council chamber.

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Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters, break into legislative chamber
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Hong Kong protesters seize city government headquarters, police warn "appropriate force" will be used to clear them

4 months ago by CBS News

Hong Kong -- Combative protesters managed to smash their way into the Hong Kong Legislative Council building on Monday night, seizing the seat of Beijing's power over the city as tens of thousands marched separately on the 22nd anniversary of the ...

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Hong Kong protesters seize city government headquarters, police warn "appropriate force" will be used to clear them
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Hong Kong Protesters Occupy Government Headquarters, Vandalize Legislature

4 months ago by Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Protesters smashed through glass walls and stormed Hong Kong's government headquarters on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese sovereignty, diverging from a movement that had until now largely stuck to nonviolent means.

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Hong Kong Protesters Occupy Government Headquarters, Vandalize Legislature
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Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislative Council On Anniversary Of Handover To China

4 months ago by NPR

Updated at 12 p.m. ET. Protesters charged Hong Kong's Legislative Council building Monday, shattering glass doors and tearing down a metal wall that is part of its facade. After initially stopping short of entering the facility, hundreds of protesters flooded into ...

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Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislative Council On Anniversary Of Handover To China
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China Vowed to Protect Hong Kong's Freedoms. Why Are So Many Protesting?

4 months ago by The New York Times

HONG KONG — When Britain returned Hong Kong to China in 1997 after more than a century of colonial rule, it was a moment of immense pride for Beijing, and immense trepidation for a territory that had long enjoyed greater freedom and prosperity than the ...

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China Vowed to Protect Hong Kong's Freedoms. Why Are So Many Protesting?