Pro-democracy HK protesters condemn Cathay Pacific for firing employees

China 08/28/19, 15:31

Some 2,000 people gathered in Hong Kong for a peaceful rally on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for firing airline employees who participated in or support the pro-democracy rallies that have been ongoing on the island city since early June. The Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions said so far ...

Pro-democracy lawmakers: Lam ‘trashing’ Hong Kong traditional values

World 08/27/19, 15:30

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong on Tuesday, Aug. 27, condemned Hong Chief Executive Carrie Lam for “trashing all the conventional, traditional values" of the territory. The legislators denounced Lam for threatening to silence pro-democracy voices with executive orders that would give her "sweeping” and “unlimited powers.” Pro-democracy lawmaker Claudia Mo criticized Lam ...

Hong Kong situation very different from 1989 June 4 event

China 08/14/19, 17:45

Chinese state-controlled media released footage displaying armored carriers and other vehicles from the People's Armed Police of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) traveling toward the Hong Kong border. The footage provided by state-owned Chinese tabloid newspaper, Global Times, displayed a convoy of armored fleet traveling from Fujian Province to the city ...

Doctors, nurses protest against Hong Kong police violence

Australia & Oceania 08/13/19, 18:51

Hong Kong hospital staff Tuesday Aug. 13, stepped forward to protest against police brutality and the island territory’s government. Employees from 13 hospitals across Hong Kong participated in the protest, according to a local cable television. Workers from the Prince of Wales Hospital held posters, chanting in Cantonese "Hong Kong police! You ...

Hong Kong protests ‘more brutal’ says Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei

China 08/12/19, 14:53

Chinese artist and social activist Ai Weiwei Monday said the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) crackdown on demonstrations in Hong Kong is becoming more brutal. He expressed his concerns that the West is not stepping forward to support the pro-democracy activists. One of China’s most well-known dissidents, Ai spoke up about the Hong ...

Hong Kong people support protests despite train delays

World 08/05/19, 20:21

Since early June, pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have been staging a series of protests. It started with the call to stop the controversial extradition bill from being passed to inquiry into police brutality and the complete withdrawal of the extradition bill. Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people, including senior ...

Seniors rally to support Hong Kong youth

World 07/17/19, 15:26

As tensions are simmering, thousands of Hong Kong’s greying population on Wednesday, July 17, took to the streets to rally against the extradition bill, in solidarity with young protesters. Organizers said some 8,000 silver-haired senior citizens, including a well-known actress, and others in wheelchairs, participated in the march that finished outside ...

Thousands participate in Hong Kong’s July 1 mass protest march

China 07/02/19, 12:43

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong people gathered on Monday afternoon for the annual July 1 march that is held on the anniversary of Britain's return of Hong Kong to China in 1997. This year’s event had a massive turnout of people more than previous years. The pro-democracy protesters were demanding ...

Thousands rally outside Hong Kong Police Headquarters

Trending 06/27/19, 11:17

Thousands of residents participated in Hong Kong’s rally on Wednesday night, June 26, to oppose the proposed extradition bill that they fear will take away the city’s freedom. They were rallying to appeal to world leaders at the G-20 Osaka summit that will bring together the U.S. President Donald J. Trump ...

UN rights chief highlights human rights violations around the world

Europe 06/25/19, 13:26

Speaking at a meeting in Geneva on Monday, June 24, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet emphasized human rights violations in several regions of the world. Bachelet expressed disappointment at Saudi Arabia's response to a report by an independent U.N. human rights expert last week criticizing the ...

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