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Hong Kong Protests

German Chancellor calls for peaceful solutions regarding Hong Kong protests

7 September 2019, 4:23 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel renewed calls for a peaceful solution to unrest in Hong Kong on Saturday during her trip to China.

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Lam says Bill’s withdrawal is a first step as the city braces for weekend protests

6 September 2019, 11:51 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday said measures announced this week to help restore order in the Chinese-ruled city are a first step and disagreed with a credit downgrade by rating agency Fitch after months of sometimes violent protests.

Service men walk past military vehicles in the parking area of the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen across the bay from Hong Kong.

China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters

16 August 2019, 5:56 AM

Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and US President Donald Trump urged his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to meet with the protesters to defuse weeks of tensions.

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes

14 August 2019, 11:00 AM

Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China’s largest government-backed newspapers was caught up in overnight clashes.

Protesters hurl objects at the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms at Tin Shui Wai in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as strikes paralyze city

5 August 2019, 11:32 AM

As some train and bus services resumed, tens of thousands of demonstrators fanned out across several districts, where protests again degenerated into running clashes with riot police.

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