Main frame: Protesters unite in HK, Inset (Left): Carrie Lam, Inset (Right): Chan Tong-kai (All Images: Reuters)

Hong Kong: China plans to replace Chief Executive Lam after unrest ends – meanwhile ‘no end in sight to unrest’

China is drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an “interim” chief executive once the protests settled down, the Financial Times reported. Meanwhile, the protests are showing... Read more »
Left: Press Release, Right: Reuters/Jorge Silva

Two Nepalis amongst hundreds arrested in Hong Kong, city imposes ’emergency powers’

Hong Kong police have detained two Nepalis for allegedly ‘protesting’ against the nation. They have been identified as Jenny Rai and Rosemary Limbu (both students) and have been arrested since 1st October,... Read more »

China observes 70 years of Communism, meanwhile Hong Kong continues protests

China has marked its 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic and celebrated the day with a military parade showcasing the country’s technology, signifying its rise to global superpower. While... Read more »

Hong Kong protesters to rally after another night of violence

Following another night of violent clashes with Hong Kong Police, Hong Kong protesters are preparing to join a global “anti-totalitarian” rally on Sunday. Police used pepper sprays to break protesters in the... Read more »

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to hold dialogue with community to ease ongoing tensions

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that she and her team would hold dialogue sessions with the community next week, aiming to ease the months-long protests of sometimes violent,... Read more »

Hong Kong protests turn violent as police and protesters clash, more protests planned

Hong Kong police on Saturday used tear gases, rubber bullets and water cannons to disperse pro-democracy protesters in the city as ten thousands of protesters gathered in the city in spite of... Read more »
Anti-extradition bill protesters march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, China August 18, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong leader sees ‘way out’ of chaos through dialogue

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide... Read more »
Pro-Hong Kong and pro- China protesters clash in Melbourne on Friday.

Hong Kong Protests spill over to Australia and Canada; clashes reported in Melbourne and Toronto

As hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people continue their resistance at home – several hundreds Hong Kong supporters have taken the protests in other cities too. In response, just like Newton’s... Read more »
Left: A Chinese military convoy moves towards HK border (Screengrab); Right: A pro-democracy protester waves a US national flag in Tsim Sha Tsui district | AFP

Chinese Tanks & American Flags

The world is watching Hong Kong – what had started as a protest against one particular bill has now widened to highlight several other grievances – the autonomy of the people of... Read more »
Riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters on August 5 on the streets of Hong Kong (Image: Issac Lawrence/AFP)

Hong Kong: Police battle protesters as strike paralyses Hong Kong

What started several months ago as demonstrations over an extradition bill that would have let people be sent to mainland China for trial have grown into a much broader backlash against the... Read more »