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Hong Kong protesters vandalize train station, hurl firebombs as police deploy tear gas to stop riot

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Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters, who vandalized a train station, erected barricades and started fires, in the latest anti-Beijing demonstration there this weekend. The Chinese city is enduring its 16th consecutive week of street protests, which initially were aimed at blocking a controversial extradition law but which have continued long after Read More

Hong Kong protesters cozy up to US, ask to ‘liberate’ city amid ongoing violence (VIDEOS)

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Hong Kong protesters rallied in their thousands and clashed with police in fresh unrest. They even called on Washington to “liberate” them from Chinese rule, suggesting some may now view the US as their patron. Thousands of demonstrators marched to the US Consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, in what they said was an appeal Read More

Hong Kong protesters call on Trump to help as march turns violent

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Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have appealed to Donald Trump to help them as their latest march descended into violent clashes with police. Thousands of people, many carrying US flags, marched to the US consulate to deliver petitions before police used tear gas to disperse them after fires were started in an upmarket district. The Read More

O say can you see… Hong Kong protesters cozy up to US amid ongoing violence (VIDEOS)

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on O say can you see… Hong Kong protesters cozy up to US amid ongoing violence (VIDEOS)
Hong Kong protesters rallied in their thousands and clashed with police in fresh unrest. They also called on Washington to ‘free’ them from Chinese rule, suggesting some may now view the US as their patron. Thousands of demonstrators marched to the US Consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, in what they said was an appeal Read More

Police fire tear gas in busy shopping district in new Hong Kong clashes

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Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters to disperse crowds as both sides clashed for a second consecutive night in the bustling shopping district of Mong Kok. Riot police were out on the streets and at flash points en masse on Saturday to stave off a fresh wave of pro-democracy demonstrations. Earlier, measures Read More

‘You cannot arrest us all’ – Hong Kong protesters defend use of violence

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A health worker, a civil servant, a business owner and a policeman’s son are among the group of people filing upstairs to a secret address in Kowloon, where we can meet in safety. These are some of the people behind the Hong Kong protests and they have agreed to talk to Sky News. They all have Read More

Police fire rubber bullets at Hong Kong protesters

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Hong Kong police are firing rubber bullets in an attempt to disperse anti-government protesters. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside Prince Edward station in Mong Kok took cover behind umbrellas and barricades fashioned from street fencing as police deployed tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray. Some protesters had plastered the walls of the station with Read More

German policy on China trade won’t be decided by ‘people who throw Molotov cocktails’ in Hong Kong

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Germany takes its own approach to relations with China and won’t bow to US demands and pressure over unrest in Hong Kong, analysts told RT, as Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Beijing to talk trade. Merkel arrives in China for a three-day visit on Thursday. Accompanied by a large trade delegation, she is seeking to Read More

Hong Kong’s leader to withdraw extradition bill, but protesters demand more

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Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has officially announced she is withdrawing the earlier-suspended extradition bill that sparked massive protests and riots in the city. Some protesters are already saying it’s ‘too little, too late.’ “The government will formally withdraw the bill in order to fully allay public concerns,” Lam said in a televised speech on Read More

Hong Kong leader withdraws controversial extradition bill

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Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has announced she will formally withdraw the extradition bill that has sparked months of protests in the region. She made the announcement in a video on Wednesday, saying: “The government will formally withdraw the bill, in order to fully allay public concerns. “The secretary for security will move a motion… Read More