Hong Kong

Thousands Protest Gangster Beatings of Demonstrators in Hong Kong

Thousands of Hong Kong residents held a sit-in on Wednesday at the MTR railroad station in Yuen Long, where protesters were savagely attacked on July 21 by thugs linked to organized crime gangs. The demonstrators used the one-month anniversary of the attack to complain about the lack of an independent investigation of the Yuen Long incident and instances of excessive force used by the police against protesters.

Protestors spray fire extinguishers during a protest at the Yuen Long MTR station on August 21, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Pro-democracy protesters have continued rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill since 9 June as the city plunged into crisis after waves of demonstrations …

Hong Kong Exec Carrie Lam Promises ‘Platform for Dialogue’ with Protesters

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing chief executive Carrie Lam spun this weekend’s titanic peaceful protest as a victory for her administration on Monday, claiming the lack of violence was a sign the city is “returning to peace” and vaguely offering a “platform for dialogue with people from all walks of life” to find “a way out” of the crisis.

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

British Consulate Official Detained by China on Hong Kong Border

The British Foreign Office on Tuesday said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that trade and investment officer Simon Cheng Man-kit of the Hong Kong office has been detained by Communist China while traveling to the mainland for a business event. Cheng was listed as a “missing person” for over a week before there was any official confirmation he was in custody. The Chinese government has not explained why he was arrested.

Simon Cheng Man-kit

1.7 Million March for Democracy in Hong Kong as China Increases Pressure Against Supporters

The Hong Kong protest movement filled the streets on Sunday with an estimated 1.7 million people, almost a quarter of the city’s population, eleven weeks after protest marches began. The rally was a remarkable demonstration of defiance against Communist China, which has been sending ominous signals that a crackdown is imminent and ratcheting up pressure against supporters of the movement, including foreign companies that do business in Hong Kong.

Protesters march against a controversial extradition bill in the Causeway Bay area on August 18, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Pro-democracy protesters have continued rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill since 9 June as the city plunged into crisis after waves of demonstrations and …

China Calls Trump a ‘Bully’ for Supporting Xi Jinping in Hong Kong

China’s state-controlled Global Times on Friday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing him of feigning support for Chinese President Xi Jinping in a ruse to squeeze trade concessions out of China. The Communist paper interpreted Trump’s good wishes as a “bullying” tactic and a tacit admission the U.S. is manipulating the Hong Kong protests to further its own ends.

China's President Xi Jinping waits for a meeting with US President Donald Trump (not pictured) on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyers: Police Abusing Detained Hong Kong Protesters

Attorneys for some of the dozens of Hong Kong residents arrested for participating in pro-democracy protests in the last three months said on Wednesday that police officers have abused their clients, forcing them to drink what they believe was toilet water.

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Frank Gaffney: Trump Must Declare, ‘I Am a Hong Konger’

President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress should declare, “We are Hong Kongers,” said Frank Gaffney, executive chairman of the Center for Security Policy and host of Secure Freedom Radio, in a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

HONG KONG, CHINA - AUGUST 14: Protesters take part in a demonstration on Hungry Ghost Festival day in Sham Shui Po district on August 14, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Pro-democracy protesters have continued rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill since 9 June as …

China Blocks U.S. Navy Ships from Visiting Hong Kong

The U.S. Pacific Fleet confirmed on Wednesday that China had blocked a previously scheduled visit for two U.S. Navy ships to Hong Kong, adding that it hopes Beijing will soon reconsider and continue allowing the American military to have ties to the capitalist port city.

Protesters react to tear gas from Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for a peaceful solution to the unrest in Hong Kong amid fears China could use force to quell pro-democracy protests.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)