Hong Kong police to shut down last pro-democracy protest site

Dec 13, 2014

Hong Kong police to shut down last pro-democracy protest site

Hong Kong police said Saturday that they would clear out the third and final pro-democracy protest camp this week, putting an end to demonstrations that have blocked traffic in the southern Chinese city’s streets for 2½ months. Police spokesman Steve Hui said authorities were ...

Dec 11, 2014

Timeline of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong police swooped on the city’s main pro-democracy protest site on Thursday, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies. Here is a timeline of key dates in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement: June 10: Beijing issues a “white paper” ...

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Dec 11, 2014

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Hong Kong police on Thursday took away demonstrators who refused to leave the main prodemocracy protest camp and tore down their tents in a final push to retake streets occupied by activists for two and a half months. The first person arrested was carried ...

Shutdown of Hong Kong protest camp looms

Dec 9, 2014

Shutdown of Hong Kong protest camp looms

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have until Thursday morning to leave a sprawling protest camp that has blocked traffic in the Chinese financial hub for more than two months before authorities clear it out, a lawyer said Tuesday. Authorities are set to move in after ...

Former maid tells Hong Kong court of 'torture' by employer

Dec 8, 2014

Former maid tells Hong Kong court of 'torture' by employer

An Indonesian former maid on Monday told a court for the first time how she was starved, beaten and ritually humiliated by her Hong Kong employers in a case that has sparked international outrage. Erwiana Sulistyaningsih described in vivid detail how for months she ...