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2019/11/13 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'

Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.

2019/12/16 | Deutsche Welle

China TV Pulls Arsenal Game After Mesut Özil's Uyghur Comments

Former Germany midfielder Mesut Özil has criticized other Muslims for not speaking up for China's Uyghur minority. More than 1 million people in the western province of Xinjiang have been sent to re-education camps.

2019/11/11 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Police Shoot Man During Morning Protests

Chaos erupted in Hong Kong when security forces cracked down on an early morning protest. Footage showed a police officer shooting a protester at close range. The man is now in critical condition.

2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong

A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.

2019/12/27 | Deutsche Welle

China Sails New Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait

Beijing has sent its first Chinese-built aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. With presidential elections in Taiwan weeks away, officials there have criticized the maneuvers as an intimidation tactic.

2019/11/18 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Police Raid University After All-Night Siege

After a two-day standoff, police have stormed into a major university campus as protesters fought back with gasoline bombs and bows and arrows. Fires can be seen raging inside and outside the school.

2019/11/04 | Deutsche Welle

Kashmir: Independence Activists Draw Inspiration From German Reunification

Calls for a free Kashmir are becoming louder on both sides of the divided region. Can the German reunification model be applied to the India- and Pakistan-ruled Kashmir? And what can Kashmiris learn from it?

2019/12/06 | Deutsche Welle

K-pop's Dark and Tragic Underbelly

Stars of the South Korean music genre have massive fan followings around the world. But K-pop's industry pressures and social media take a heavy toll on its so-called idols, as a series of recent deaths reveals.

2019/11/08 | Deutsche Welle

Sieren's China: Learning From the Mistakes in Hong Kong

Beijing, wanting to learn from the mistakes made in Hong Kong, intends to develop more affordable public housing in Shenzhen. But this will not be a fix-all solution in the long term.

2019/10/27 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Bans Online Posting of Police Personal Details

The city's highest court has banned the publication of police-officer-related information and photographs without their consent. The move comes at the end of Hong Kong's fifth consecutive month of pro-democracy protests.

2019/11/22 | Deutsche Welle

Artworks by Renowned German Artists Disappear in China

Art worth hundreds of millions of dollars by renowned German artists has allegedly vanished in China, German media report. A shady case, a German art expert says.

2019/12/10 | Deutsche Welle

India Parliament Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

For the first time, India would use religion as a legal basis for determining nationality, if the bill passes the upper house too. It's part of the Hindu nationalist strategy promoted by Narendra Modi.

2019/10/25 | Deutsche Welle

China Urges Quick Identification of UK Truck Victims

British police said they are undertaking the country's largest murder probe since 2005 to determine the identities and cause of death of 39 bodies believed to be Chinese migrants who were discovered in a truck.

2019/12/20 | Deutsche Welle

India: Curfew, Internet Closures as Citizenship Protests Continue

Indian police have imposed strict security measures amid protests over a citizenship law discriminating against Muslims. At least seven people have died so far in the ongoing unrest.

2019/12/12 | Deutsche Welle

Indian Parliament Approves Citizenship Bill, Sparking Protests

Protesters in India's ethnically diverse northern regions clashed with police, as the contentious bill passed the upper house of parliament. Muslims would be excluded from the fast-track citizenship laws.

2019/10/29 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Barred From Election

The Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission said Joshua Wong's nomination was found to be "invalid." The 23-year-old activist said he was the only candidate who was barred from running.

2019/11/27 | Deutsche Welle

India Proposes Nationwide Citizen's List, Muslims Fear Discrimination

India has proposed creating a list of all people who legally fulfill Indian citizenship requirements. Opponents fear the list could be used to target minority groups.

2019/12/04 | Deutsche Welle

US Congress Condemns China for Treatment of Uyghurs

A U.S. bill that describes Beijing's treatment of Muslim minorities as "gross violations" of human rights has been overwhelmingly supported. China has refuted the claims, saying they are merely trying to combat terrorism.