Gulf Times - Hong-Kong-protests
Hong Kong leader apologises after mosque hit by police water cannon

Hong Kong leader apologises after mosque hit by police water cannon

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised to the city's Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque

Petrol bombs and tear gas scar Hong Kong streets as police, protesters clash

Petrol bombs and tear gas scar Hong Kong streets as police, protesters clash

Hong Kong riot police and protesters exchanged tear gas and petrol bombs as an illegal anti-government march that attracted tens of thousands descended into chaos

Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

The murder suspect whose extradition case led to reform plans that sparked months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong has said he will voluntarily surrender to Taiwanese authorities, according to the Hong Kong government.

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets ahead of weekend protests

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets ahead of weekend protests

Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong's central business district on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and disrupting traffic

Hong Kong riot police curb airport protest after clashes

Hong Kong riot police curb airport protest after clashes

Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, blue water jets at petrol-bomb throwing protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, blue water jets at petrol-bomb throwing protesters

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near the Legislative Council building and central government

Protesters call on UK to protect Hong Kongers from China

Protesters call on UK to protect Hong Kongers from China

Pro-democracy protesters rallied outside Britain's consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, demanding London do more to protect its former colonial subjects and ramp up pressure on Beijing over sliding freedoms.

Hong Kong police break up clashes between rival protesters

Hong Kong police break up clashes between rival protesters

Pro-Beijing protesters waved Chinese flags at a Hong Kong shopping mall on Saturday, some scuffling with anti-Hong Kong government demonstrators

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colourful Mid-Autumn Festival

China threatens Germany over foreign minister's meeting with activist

China threatens Germany over foreign minister's meeting with activist

China formally summoned the German ambassador to Beijing on Wednesday and threatened negative consequences for bilateral relations after Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met with Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong earlier this week.

Hong Kong police break up new protest with rubber bullets, tear gas

Hong Kong police break up new protest with rubber bullets, tear gas

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and pepper spray on Friday to clear protesters outside a subway station on the densely populated Kowloon peninsula