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# Hong Kong Protest

The 2019–20 Hong Kong protests, also known as Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement, were triggered by the introduction of the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill by the Hong Kong government. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Hong Kong Protest', reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

The 2019–20 Hong Kong protests, also known as Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement, were triggered by the introduction of the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill by the Hong Kong government. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Hong Kong Protest', reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

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Hong Kong national security police search new Chickeeduck outl...

Hong Kong national security police on Thursday searched a newly opened shop in Tsuen Wan where a graffiti-style display emblazoned over the entrance appeared to evoke a banned protest slogan.The shop was an outlet of the children’s clothing chain ...


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Hong Kong protests: former RTHK journalist Bao Choy to appeal ...

A former journalist at Hong Kong’s public broadcaster is appealing against her conviction for improperly accessing public records during the making of a documentary critical of how police handled a 2019 mob attack, saying letting the case go now w...


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Hong Kong protests: four jailed for up to 56 months over Natio...

Four people convicted of rioting in Hong Kong during National Day protests in 2019 have been jailed for up to 56 months, with the presiding judge ruling that those at the scene who did nothing violent still shared the same culpability as active pa...


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Hong Kong protests: Civil Human Rights Front refuses to cooper...

A prominent Hong Kong opposition group best known for organising mass protests told police on Tuesday it would not cooperate with a force investigation into its legality and activities, a stance lawyers said could make an outright ban more likely....


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Hong Kong schoolteacher jailed for 10 months for illegally det...

A Hong Kong secondary school teacher has been jailed for 10 months for illegally detaining a woman she accused of taking pictures of anti-government protesters during 2019’s civil unrest.In sentencing Jessica So Wai-sin and two other co-defendants...


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Hong Kong protests: students say lifetime ban on teacher over ...

Students at a Hong Kong secondary school have spoken up against what they said was an unfair and disproportionate lifetime ban on a teacher accused by authorities of using “one-sided and biased” materials.The former teacher at Lung Cheung Governme...


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Hong Kong protests: student accused of rioting at Chinese Univ...

A Hong Kong student accused of rioting at Chinese University during the 2019 anti-government protests has testified he only went to the campus for his sister’s graduation ceremony and stayed behind as an observer.But vocational institute student C...


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Hong Kong protests: youth pleads guilty to rioting, admits he ...

A young Hongkonger on Monday pleaded guilty to rioting, admitting he was part of a group that attacked a police officer who then drew his gun in self-defence.Nou Jeffrey, 20, confessed to his role in the February 29 incident last year, when crowds...


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Hong Kong’s national security law: ‘fake news’, protest-group ...

Ending months of speculation, Beijing finally unveiled concrete details in March for its overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system, with the central principle that only “patriots” can rule the city effectively barring most pan-democrats from seekin...


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Two more Hong Kong teachers deregistered for life, one for ‘de...

Two more Hong Kong teachers have been deregistered for life, one after being accused by authorities of “using a large amount of one-sided and biased teaching materials”, and the other for their involvement in 2019’s anti-government protests.The la...


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Hong Kong protests: 9 of 10 fugitives returned to city after m...

Nine out of the 10 fugitives who had served jail terms in mainland China for illegally crossing the border while attempting to flee to Taiwan will appear in a Hong Kong court on Friday to face charges of perverting the course of justice.A police s...


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Hong Kong protests: six men on trial for Yuen Long mob attack ...

Lawyers for six men charged over a 2019 mob attack on commuters and protesters at a Hong Kong railway station have said their clients were wrongly identified, insisting some of them were caught up in the violence as peacemakers or bystanders.The d...


‘Yellow Objects’ show keeps Hong Kong protest themes alive, wi...

The streets of Hong Kong are quieter now but the themes of the city’s protest movement are being portrayed in a publicly funded Canadian play that takes its name from one of the most controversial moments of the unrest.Yellow Objects, a multimedia...


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Hong Kong mass protest organiser Civil Human Rights Front faci...

A civil-rights group best known for organising several massive protests during the 2019 social unrest in Hong Kong is facing a police investigation into the legality of its operations.The Civil Human Rights Front has been given until next Wednesda...


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Hong Kong protests: justice secretary says freedoms are no cov...

Hong Kong’s justice minister has warned that freedoms of expression and assembly do not absolve those breaking the law of criminal responsibility, as she defended the jailing of media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and others for their roles in illega...


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Hong Kong protests: defendant accused of defacing Chinese flag...

A solar panel technician accused of defacing the Chinese flag and starting a street fire during a 2019 Hong Kong protest confessed to the allegations involuntarily, his lawyer told a court on Monday.The prosecution alleged Wong Cheuk-lai was among...


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Hong Kong pro-establishment lawmakers grill head of Legal Aid ...

Hong Kong’s pro-establishment lawmakers on Friday took the Legal Aid Department to task for assisting a woman who suffered a serious eye injury during the 2019 anti-government protests in her lawsuit seeking copies of two search warrants police us...


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Hong Kong protests: pro-independence group member jailed for 1...

A former pro-independence group member has been jailed for 12 years for his role in Hong Kong’s biggest seizure of explosives in two decades, the heaviest sentence handed down on charges relating to the 2019 civil unrest.During sentencing at the H...