Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement
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Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement

The News Lens Feature

At the end of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, Hongkongers promised they will be back. In June 2019, Hong Kong mobilized one-third of the population to protest against the government's extradition bill. The News Lens is covering the ongoing movement and rallies in collaboration with our Hong Kong-based team.

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How Are the Hong Kong Police Trained for Riot Control?

The Conversation

Historically, Hong Kong police have responded to riots with a paramilitary mentality. The trust that was rebuilt between the police and the public since 1967 is destroyed again in the recent anti-extradition movement.


Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Other Protest Demands Unanswered

Daphne K. Lee

Hong Kong executive leader Carrie Lam announced a complete withdrawal of the much debated extradition bill, but left four out of the five protester demands unanswered.


A 'Dunkirk' Rerun in Hong Kong's Airport Evacuation

Global Voices

Hong Kong protesters were trapped in the airport highway on Sep 1 and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue in a 'Dunkirk' fashion.


Hong Kong Protests Continue as Summer Holiday Ends


In the ongoing pro-democracy protest, students in Hong Kong are boycotting the first day of class with support from school teachers.


Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days


Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.


How Much Would It Cost for the CIA to 'Create' the Hong Kong Protests?

Paul Huang

The CIA would have to cut corners to pay for the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.


Twitter Removes China-Linked Accounts in a Disinformation Crackdown

Global Voices

Twitter clamps down on spam and fake accounts originated from China that are aimed at spreading disinformation on the protests in Hong Kong.


Can Hong Kong Leverage Its Special Trade Status Against China?


Hong Kong's special trading status with the U.S. serves as a bridge between China and the rest of the world. Will China lose Hong Kong's status to the ongoing protests?


Hong Kong Airport Adopts Measures to Restrict Future Protests


After a night of clashes at the Hong Kong airport, the court and the airport authority have issued measures to restrict future protests.


Hongkongers Occupy Airport in a Solemn Protest Against Police Brutality


Hong Kong protesters took over the international airport to express their anger over police violence.

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