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People march to protest against what they say is the abuse of pro-democracy protesters by Hong Kong police, at Chater Garden in Central district, Hong Kong.

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets, weekend protests planned

11 October 2019, 11:58 AM

Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong’s central business district at lunchtime on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and disrupting traffic as the city braced for another weekend of turmoil.

Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong.

Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests

10 October 2019, 9:04 AM

Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimise residents in areas with no law enforcement.

Hong Kong metro partially reopens, city struggles after violent weekend

8 October 2019, 9:28 AM

Hong Kong struggled to recover on Monday, with the metro only partially functioning and infrastructure extensively damaged, after scores of protesters were arrested in violent clashes overnight that drew the first warning from the Chinese military.

An anti-government protester shelters with a traffic sign during a demonstration

Hong Kong protester shot with live round after police clashes

1 October 2019, 8:40 PM

A Hong Kong protester was shot with a live round on Tuesday by police as clashes broke out across the city, posing a direct challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic.

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Chaos in Hong Kong as police fire tear gas, protesters hurl petrol bombs

31 August 2019, 6:37 PM

Hong Kong police fired teargas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades.



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