Gulf Times - Umbrella-Movement
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for the second time Wednesday for his role in mass pro-democracy protests as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.

Three Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed for months

Three Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed for months

An appeals court jailed three leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement for six to eight months on Thursday, dealing a blow to the Chinese-ruled city's youth-led push for universal suffrage.

Hong Kong targets activists day after vote

Hong Kong targets activists day after vote

Police cracked down on Hong Kong democracy activists Monday saying they would be charged over the Umbrella Movement mass protests, a day after a pro-Beijing candidate was chosen as the city's new leader.

Mumbai teenager leaves red-light zone for US degree

Mumbai teenager leaves red-light zone for US degree

A young woman who grew up in Mumbai’s red-light district facing poverty and sexual abuse.

Egypt starts amending constitution

Egypt starts amending constitution

A panel of legal experts started work yesterday to revise Egypt’s Islamist-tinged constitution...

Rota hosts Iftar for elderly patients

Rota hosts Iftar for elderly patients

Reach Out To Asia (Rota) hosted a special community Iftar event for the Qatar Foundation for Elderly Care.

Heir Apparent receives message from Afwerki

Heir Apparent receives message from Afwerki

HH the Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday received a written message from Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki dealing with bilateral relations...

Qatar University students take part in charitable activities

Qatar University students take part in charitable activities

Twenty-four students from the Department of International Affairs at the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Qatar University (QU).....