Hong Kong a 'police state,' prominent protesters say

Asia Pacific Sep 22, 2019

Hong Kong a 'police state,' prominent protesters say

Hong Kong is a "police state" where officers — once dubbed "Asia's finest" — are conducting abuses in the service of the city's pro-Beijing leadership, prominent voices in the global financial hub's weekslong protest movement said Saturday. The comments came as riot police and demonstrators ...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks Trump, U.S. Congress support

Asia Pacific Sep 14, 2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks Trump, U.S. Congress support

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy movement. The 22-year-old called on American politicians to pass a bill expressing support ...

National / Crime & Legal Sep 5, 2019

Japanese man arrested over Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police arrested a Japanese man in his 40s in connection with massive protests in the city Saturday, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. The Japanese Consulate-General in Hong Kong provided assistance to the man, who has already been released on bail, the sources said. It is ...