Hong Kong police arrest five over three books with 'treacherous' tales

Hong Kong police arrest five speech therapists on suspicion of inciting a backlash against Beijing after their three books told ‘treacherous’ tales to children The five speech therapists were paraded hooded and handcuffed in Hong Kong They are published by the General Association of Hong Kong Speech Therapists The books pit pro-democracy activists as sheep against wolves, said to be

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Hong Kong hit by THIRD wave of coronavirus as city vows to boot out any foreigners they consider ‘high risk’

HONG Kong is thought to be seeing a third wave of coronavirus after 24 new cases were confirmed on Wednesday. Officials have announced a new series of measures designed to curb the spike, including the repatriation of people from certain "high-risk" countries. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Hong Kong has previously won praise

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Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law – The Denver Post

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police made the first arrests Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by China’s central government, as thousands of people defied tear gas and pepper pellets to protest against the contentious move on the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to Chinese rule. Police said 10 people were arrested under the law, including

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Hong Kong: Police fire pepper spray at protesters during Tiananmen memorials

Police have fired pepper spray at Hong Kong protesters who were defying a ban to stage candlelit rallies in memory of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown. Hong Kong banned the annual vigil, due to be held today, for the first time in 30 years because it violates coronavirus lockdown rules that ban gatherings of more than eight people. However,

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Hong Kong voters deliver pro-democracy message in ‘de facto referendum’

Hong Kong: A record voter turnout for district council elections has delivered a strong message to chief executive Carrie Lam as young democracy activists won a swathe of seats, while the most combative pro-Beijing figure, Junius Ho, lost, in early results. Local residents celebrate as pro-Beijing candidate Junius Ho loses in District Council Elections, outside a polling station in Hong

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Hong Kong election a referendum on anti-government protests

In this Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, photo, supporters and candidates for the pro-government Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, attend an event ahead of the upcoming district elections in Hong Kong. Pro-government candidates concede they are the underdogs but are urging voters to choose stability over violence. (Photo: Ng Han Guan, AP) HONG KONG – Cathy Yau

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Hong Kong showdown: Protesters close in on trapped allies as police try to clear occupied university

Hong Kong police surround protesters on university campus Hong Kong Polytechnic University has become ground zero for anti-government protests; Greg Palkot reports. Hong Kong anti-government protesters reportedly were closing in on the city’s Polytechnic University Monday in a bid to help hundreds of their allies there evade arrest after battling police with gasoline bombs and bows and arrows. The university

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