Global Times

Hong Kong Protesters ‘Heartbroken’ over Airport Chaos

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters circulated several letters and messages Wednesday apologizing to travelers stranded in the city’s airport the last two days, grounded by protesters blocking departure gates to bring attention to China’s attempts to impose communist law on the region.

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China Forced to Applaud Trump on Hong Kong While Blaming Him for Protests

China’s Global Times, a government-run newspaper, praised U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday for refusing to give “advice” to China on handling ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, contradicting repeated accusations from the Chinese Foreign Ministry against Trump for organizing the protests in the first place.

Pro-democracy activists protest outside government headquarters in downtown Hong Kong in 2014. Monday, the government banned the Hong Kong National Party for its threats of violent revolution, officials said. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI

Chinese Media: U.S. Inspiring ‘Violent’ Hong Kong Protesters Due to Trade War

China’s Global Times newspaper defended the pro-Communist leadership of Hong Kong, and their decision to use tear gas and rubber bullets on pro-democracy protesters Wednesday, insisting that the thousands of mostly young students opposing a law that would allow their extradition into the mainland were “violent” extremists radicalized by the United States.

Police officers stand guard as protesters block a street near the government headquarters during a rally against the extradition bill on June 12, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Large crowds of protesters gathered in central Hong Kong as the city braced for another mass rally in a show of strength …