Why Hong Kong protesters rage on, even though they cannot win
HONG KONG - When 27-year-old Yap entered Hong Kong's Legislative Council building, stepping over shards of glass and twisted metal into a chamber occupied by helmeted young protesters, the first word he saw spray-painted inside was "payback." He immediately understood what it meant Born and raised in Hong Kong, he survives on less than $1,300 a month in a city more expensive than San Francisco and New York. He can't choose his own leader, who is handpicked by and subservient to Beijing, and…
Hong Kong protesters block roads before handover ceremony
Photo: AP June 30, 2019 07:52 PM HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong pushed barriers and dumpsters into the streets early Monday morning in an apparent bid to block access to a symbolically important ceremony marking the anniversary of the return of the former British colony to China. Police in riot gear faced them in loose formation about 20 meters (60 feet) down the road. The area around Golden Bauhinia Square, where the ceremony takes place, has been shut down since…
Determined Hong Kong protesters head home before tense anniversaries
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, posing for a photo after an interview with AFP, has been arrested and jailed but says that’s a “really small” price (Alastair Pike) Washington (AFP) – Prominent Hong Kong protesters were flying home from Washington Saturday night buoyed by international support and determined to press on with their struggle...Read More
Why Hong Kong protesters are singing Hallelujah
It's a Christian hymn but there are political reasons why protesters have picked up the simple tune
What to Watch for as the Hong Kong Protests Unfold
The success of the protests against the extradition bill will largely depend on how the movement evolves in the days ahead, as well as the reactions of China and the U.S.
Why Hong Kong Protesters Are Channeling Bruce Lee
Few stories are generating as much as heat and interest as the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, where mostly young
Explainer: What are the Hong Kong protests about?
Fierce oppositon to government plan that would allow extradition to mainland China
The Vital Role Christians Play in the Hong Kong Protests
From the onset of the Hong Kong protests, a Christian hymn has been the rallying cry protestors have used to unify. Now, after 12 weeks of demonstrations, churches in Hong Kong are taking a more public stand in the protests.
Why Business Has a Stake in Hong Kong's Protests
Beijing's tightening grip is bad for Hong Kong's bottom line
See Striking Examples of Hong Kong Protest Art
Dozens of designers work in shifts to create Hong Kong's agitprop
Hilarious meme sums up Hong Kong protests
The meme imagines what pictures on other smartphones would look like, showing protesters packing the city. Finally it shows a picture of empty streets next to an image of a Huawei phone.
Why there's no end in sight for Hong Kong protests
Protests in Hong Kong are spinning into their fifth month, with more violent clashes between police and activists – and they're not likely to end any time soon.
Aftermath of the Hong Kong protests
Roads are open and life is slowly returning to normal in Hong Kong, after protestors agreed to disperse, but just what that normal looks like after the weekend's huge protests is still playing out.
How Hong Kong protesters avoid police surveillance
Protesters in Hong Kong use low and high-tech ways to avoid being monitored by the authorities.
Why Many in China Oppose Hong Kong’s Protests
How Hong Kong Protesters Combat the Surveillance State
Encryption, other privacy measures, and decentralization have made the protest movement possible. ------------------ A major priority of the protest movement...
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Why Hong Kong protesters invaded parliament
Sue-Lin Wong talks to demonstrators in the city about their mission and their motives - and asks them what has driven them to take to the streets and storm government buildings
What will come of Hong Kong's protests?: David Ignatius
HONG KONG — As tens of thousands of protesters marched down Hennessy Road toward government headquarters on Sunday afternoon, chanting pro-
Hong Kong’s protesters learn from Bruce Lee
The kung-fu icon’s musings are cited as inspiration for a new tactic