Carrie Lam

Chinese State Media Urge Hong Kong Police to ‘Shoot Down the Rioters’

Communist Chinese media on Tuesday praised the Hong Kong police for their “restraint” in dealing with “radical protesters” – even though the island is currently boiling with outrage over the death of a student and the caught-on-video shooting of a protester –  and urged police to “shoot down the rioters,” with assistance from the People’s Liberation Army if necessary.

Riot police secure a road in the Central district of Hong Kong on November 11, 2019. - A police officer shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook and a man was set on fire November 11 during one of the most violent days of clashes in …

Report: China to Remove Hong Kong Chief in March

The Chinese Communist Party is preparing a plan to remove Carrie Lam, the least popular chief executive in Hong Kong history, but will wait some time so as to not appear to be ceding to protests, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

Hong Kong leader hopes peaceful rally presages 'return to calm'

Police Violently Repress Dissidents on 14th Week of Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong’s weekend of protests included a peaceful rally in which thousands of demonstrators marched to the U.S. consulate, sang the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and pleaded for help from President Donald Trump. Numerous other demonstrations around the city became violent clashes between protesters and police.

HONG KONG, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 08: Police arrest a protester in Mong Kok on September 08, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. on September 08, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Pro-democracy protesters have continued demonstrations across Hong Kong despite the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill as demonstrators call for the …