Street musician arrested in Hong Kong for performing pro-freedom song

China 05/26/21, 00:31

The 22-year-old street musician Oliver Ma was arrested on Friday in Hong Kong on charges of causing "public disorder" after singing 'Glory to Hong Kong,' the unofficial anthem of the 2019 pro-democracy protests Breitbart reported. The singer—now out on bail—explained that he was not trying to send a political message and ...

Hong Kong National Security Law: Chinese Communist Party censors opposition websites

China 01/15/21, 14:51

A Hong Kong Internet service provider confirmed Thursday, that it blocked access to a pro-democracy, anti-Chinese Communist Party news website called HK Chronicles, under orders from the Beijing-controlled city government. Censoring the website was part of implementing the controversial National Security Law that aims to destroy any form of movement for ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists receive warm welcome on Capitol Hill

Politics 09/18/19, 22:00

In a show of support for Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) welcomed them to Capitol Hill on Sept. 18. The United States is sending a strong message to Beijing that American politicians support the protests. Pelosi thanked the activists for "challenging the conscience" of the Chinese ...

Hong Kong lawmakers, activists respond to extradition bill withdrawal

World 09/04/19, 16:50

Pro-democracy legislators and activists on Wednesday, Sept. 4, denounced Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcement to withdraw the controversial China extradition bill that triggered months of massive demonstrations. They said Lam’s concession came “too little” and “too late." Pro-democracy lawmaker Claudia Mo condemned Lam’s bid to address public grievances. Lam’s offer ...

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong seeks help in Taiwan

China 09/03/19, 15:51

Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong Chifung and other prominent pro-democracy activists arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, for a two-day visit. Wong, a major figure in Hong Kong’s ongoing pro-democracy protests, urged the Taiwanese people to organize their own demonstrations before China’s National Day in a bid to put more pressure ...

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 ...

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