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China surveillance fears drive protesters analogue

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The Chinese government’s surveillance apparatus is driving protesters away from digital technologies while police activity ramps up in Hong Kong. An estimated million demonstrators have gathered in recent days to peacefully protest against an extradition bill which they fear Beijing would use to attack political opponents. Panic spreads as riot officers fire tear gas Officers Read More

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully outside the Chinese-ruled city’s Read More

Anti-extradition protesters block government HQ in Hong Kong

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Protesters have blocked government headquarters in Hong Kong as they fight a law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial. Thousands of people, most of them young, forced a session at the Legislative Council to be postponed indefinitely. The largely peaceful demonstration saw barriers overturned and Read More

Hong Kong: Anti-extradition protesters block government HQ

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Protesters have blocked government headquarters in Hong Kong as they fight a law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial. Thousands of people, most of them young, forced a session at the Legislative Council to be postponed indefinitely. The largely peaceful demonstration saw barriers overturned and Read More

Hong Kong: Anti-extradition protesters surround government HQ

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as they fight a law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial. Hundreds of people, most of them young, overturned barriers as they tried to enter the building and the offices of the Legislative Council. The protests have Read More

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will ‘disappear’

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Hong Kong’s chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics “disappear”. Carrie Lam has made minor changes to the bill, which could become law by the end of June, but has refused to scrap it, arguing it is needed Read More

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests

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Hong Kong’s chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics “disappear”. Carrie Lam has made minor changes to the bill, which could become law by the end of June, but has refused to scrap it arguing it is needed Read More

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and try to storm govt building

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Police in Hong Kong have used pepper spray to disperse protesters embroiled in violence outside the territory’s parliament building. They were part of an earlier demonstration on Sunday calling for authorities to block a controversial extradition bill that is feared could be used by China to make critics “disappear”. The bill, if passed into law, Read More

Mass Hong Kong protest against ‘evil’ extradition law

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Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics “disappear”. The mass rally is being held to demonstrate against the controversial extradition bill, which would allow suspected criminals in the territory to Read More