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Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights

Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take st...

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights

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Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
17:36, 06/15/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing lawmaker also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Sp...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including ...
02:12, 06/13/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
04:24, 06/12/2019

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for t...
08:48, 07/01/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
17:48, 06/19/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
14:36, 06/10/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversia...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong may suspend controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam is scheduled to hold a press conference, with media reporting she will back down on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British h...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill near approval despite big protest Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them...
10:24, 06/10/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous ter...
15:12, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
14:36, 06/18/2019

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into political crisis and triggered calls for embattled l...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving mainland China extradition powers. The Civil Human R...
20:48, 06/15/2019

UK welcomes Hong Kong leader's withdrawal of extradition bill Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has welcomed Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests in Britain's former colony....
21:36, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
22:36, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam to withdraw controversial extradition bill Media reports suggest Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is expected to cave into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill later on Wednesday....
11:12, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong to Kill Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked a tumultuous summer of unrest in the city....
14:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial extradition bill despite a massive...
15:24, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam formally withdraws extradition bill Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, formally withdrew the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests that played out on an international stage....
14:48, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to China despite the Chinese government's poor human ri...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "is dead" -- but she stopped short of demands to......
10:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and violent protests, with leader Carrie Lam plan...
06:48, 06/15/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent....
22:24, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on despite huge protests....
08:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
10:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them. Chief Executive Carrie L...
06:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China....
11:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a backdown aimed at defusing unrest sparked ...
12:24, 06/15/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
12:36, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared an extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, while protesters vow to continue with demonstrations....
11:24, 07/09/2019

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
14:48, 06/15/2019

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to mainland China. Demonstrators want the bill formally wi...
17:00, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong to Pull Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked unrest in the city....
12:48, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong Leader Announces Withdrawal Of Extradition Bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and......
15:36, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opposition groups vowed renewed protests and some uni...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International concerns have also been expressed....
09:24, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader has said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters had demanded she withdraw the bill entirely....
04:48, 07/09/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
02:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of people but defied calls to step down. “Because this b...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extradited to mainland China....
19:00, 05/11/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized her description of the bill as “dead” as insufficient...
22:36, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam withdraws controversial extradition bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has caved into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill. Speaking in a video statement Lam cited the need to "allay public concerns."...
15:12, 09/04/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill desp...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous...
16:48, 09/04/2019

The extradition bill might be ‘dead’ but in Hong Kong, we cannot afford to back down | Nathan Law Anything short of a full withdrawal is not enough. The fight for genuine political reform is far from overOn Tuesday morning, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, finally held a press co...
12:24, 07/12/2019

Thousands of protesters paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow peop...
05:24, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong's Lam says hopes extradition bill's withdrawal will help solve crisis Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday she hopes the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill and other measures will help solve the city's political crisis....
06:00, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong leader to meet media after killing extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is due to address the media on Thursday, a day after she withdrew a controversial extradition bill that has triggered mass protests and plunged the Chinese territory into i...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed extradition bill, will she back down this time?...
19:24, 06/14/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city's...
13:48, 06/15/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
06:48, 06/10/2019

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embattled leader who called the process a “total failure...
11:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protest continues despite withdrawal of controversial extradition bill About 2,000 angry protesters surrounded the police station in the crowded, working-class district of Mong Kok late Friday for a second straight night, demanding accountability over a violent police ra...
02:00, 09/07/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespread anger and large-scale protests in the Asian fi...
11:24, 06/15/2019

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
11:24, 06/15/2019

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three months of dramatic protests in the financial hub....
00:00, 09/05/2019

US briefing: Jeffrey Epstein, Ted Cruz and Hong Kong extradition bill Tuesday’s top story: Calls for Acosta to resign over 2008 plea deal for billionaire accused of sex trafficking. Plus, why Facebook is still ripe for exploitation in 2020Subscribe now to receive the mo...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Conflict breaks out in Hong Kong after latest extradition bill protests Police in riot gear beat protesters as demonstration continued into late eveningConflict has broken out between hundreds of protesters and police in riot gear in Hong Kong after tens of thousands of p...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.        ...
02:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would not be reintroduced, according to a report....
23:12, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Demonstrators blocks key road and mass outside police headquarters in fourth protest in two weeksProtestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through the city centre and massed outside police headq...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to...
13:24, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposit...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the bigg...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Fresh rallies in Hong Kong as protesters defy extradition bill Hundreds of demonstrators rallied on Thursday outside the office of Hong Kong's justice secretary after another night of protests over a suspended extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled c...
06:48, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong Braces for Another Weekend of Protests Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal Hong Kong is bracing for its latest weekend of unrest, despite the government announcing Wednesday that it will officially withdraw the extradition bill that kicked off the summer of dissent. “F...
22:00, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong — Extradition bill withdrawal fails to pacify protesters Mass protests in Hong Kong have forced Chief Executive Carrie Lam to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, but pro-democracy activists say they'll continue their demonstrations. William Yang repo...
18:24, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20 Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million ($640,606) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controversial extradition bill on the agenda at the G20 summi...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.        ...
14:24, 09/04/2019

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in no mood to compromise on a planned extr...
21:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead,' Withdrawal Not Mentioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she would withdraw the legislation....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the government’s work on the bill, wh...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Huge crowds again march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched Sunday in opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing.        ...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says withdrawal of extradition bill own decision, not Beijing’s Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Thursday insisted the decision to withdraw the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests was her government’s own decision, and not t...
23:36, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.”...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill a 'terrible blow' to rule of law: Patten Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten said on Thursday a proposed extradition bill allowing suspects to be sent to China for trial is a "terrible blow" to the rule of law and will undermine H...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong protesters resume chorus of opposition to extradition bill Thousands rallied in Hong Kong for a second day on Sunday, in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and frustration at the government's handling of an extradition bill r...
11:12, 07/14/2019

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversial extradition bill that would tighten Beijing̵...
14:12, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', students not satisfied Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city's biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the government's work on the bill a "total failure"....
06:36, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
17:12, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
08:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, wh...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total f...
12:48, 07/09/2019

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-...
18:48, 06/11/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
12:36, 06/11/2019

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
19:24, 06/15/2019

Thousands rally as Hong Kong readies for mass strikes over extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage a wave of fresh protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent t...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawal City’s leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand that it be scrapped completelyHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has said a controversial extradition bill was “dead” ...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on Chinese mainland over extradition bill Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance follo...
14:24, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
20:24, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing...
13:24, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the m...
02:36, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a proposed extradition law despite ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to the ...
17:00, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
12:24, 06/11/2019

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-...
19:24, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest Riot police in Hong Kong fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who flung plastic bottles Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would permit people to be sent to mainland ...
14:24, 06/12/2019

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades and human protest chains, and prompting the gove...
05:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing t...
08:00, 06/12/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent ...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked crisis and violent clashes....
10:12, 07/21/2019

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest challenge Beijing has faced to its rule in the ter...
22:48, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight over an extradition bill continued this week....
20:12, 07/11/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong police "trapped in the middle" by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws that have triggered violent clashes b...
15:12, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says Beijing supports decision to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that the decision to formally withdraw the controversial extradition bill that has led to months of violent protests in the city was her own....
18:00, 09/05/2019

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise has enriched, and intimidated, them....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Extradition bill fury likely to fuel numbers at Hong Kong annual rally Hong Kong is gearing up for an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could see a big crowd amid widespread anger over an extradition bill that has alre...
08:00, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader will reportedly announce the withdrawal of extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will reportedly announce the withdrawal of a contentious extradition bill that has sparked months of mass protests and dampened investor sentiment....
09:36, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong: Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked months-long protests Embattled chief executive makes announcement on Wednesday after meeting alliesHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam formally withdrew an extradition bill on Wednesday that has sparked month of protests and pl...
14:24, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told repor...
10:48, 06/15/2019

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong press for extradition bill to be axed Thousands dressed in black marched in Hong Kong on Friday to press for the full withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has triggered violent protests and plunged the financial hub into po...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong prepares for pro-democracy march amid extradition bill anger Hong Kong authorities called for calm ahead of Monday's annual pro-democracy march, with widespread anger over an extradition bill expected to lead to large crowds after high-profile protests this mon...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite pro...
07:24, 06/10/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protest...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong's leader withdraws extradition bill that ignited mass protests Chief executive did not concede to other demands including an inquiry into police violenceHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has said her government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has ig...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.        ...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped...
18:12, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial ...
16:00, 06/16/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong leader says China 'respects and supports' withdrawal of extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the c...
08:00, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong government to formally withdraw extradition bill after months of protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked violent protests in the city.        ...
08:48, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws China extradition bill that fueled protests Demonstrators’ demands have moved beyond just the bill, and even pro-establishment lawmakers believe the concession by Carrie Lam may be insufficient....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China — even after the city’s leader back...
13:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation cont...
20:12, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, "is dead" -- but stopped short of a formal withdraw...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader expected to delay extradition bill ahead of more mass protests Carrie Lam to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce a halt in efforts to pass a controversial new extr...
08:24, 06/15/2019

Fresh wave of protests as Hong Kong ignores deadline to scrap extradition bill Several hundred people rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to completely scrap a controversial extradition bill, in the latest wave of prote...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill, according to one analyst....
11:36, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence over a controversial extradition bill....
10:48, 06/13/2019

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
11:12, 06/14/2019

Black-clad protesters demand full withdrawal of Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands of people dressed in black rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to scrap a controversial extradition bill -- the latest wave of pro...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both...
09:24, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-aut...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additional protests this weekend....
07:24, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition bill. The bill's second reading was delayed becau...
05:48, 06/12/2019

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked roads and restricted access to government buildings....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The Hong Kong government is set to suspend a contentious proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China after mass protests and street clashes shook the Asian trade and finance center, local media r...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Formally Withdraws the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has formally withdrawn a divisive bill that sparked the worst political crisis the Chinese enclave has seen in decades. The move satisfie...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope....
12:24, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve the public....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead amid mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the bill and call for Lam's resignation....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to f...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China ...
13:12, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, i...
18:24, 06/14/2019

Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill....
08:36, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay....
09:12, 06/13/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a da...
08:36, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but stops short of full withdrawal Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up the bill at a later date....
09:24, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protest: city falls silent as authorities delay extradition bill debate Streets reopen after 70 injured in Wednesday’s rallies that were condemned by government leader Carrie Lam as ‘blatant riot’ Hong Kong fell silent on Thursday as protesters and police maintained a war...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Carrie Lam, Meets Lawmakers Amid Pressure to Pull Extradition Bill The meeting was made public as local media said Mrs. Lam would withdraw an unpopular extradition bill, one of the Hong Kong protesters’ main demands....
10:48, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in t...
14:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. Congress to advance 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy' bill U.S. congressional committees are due to start voting next week on legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong, with measures under consideration including annual reviews of the Chinese territory...
00:36, 09/19/2019

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it rema...
07:12, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extradition bill....
10:24, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
10:12, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
18:12, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building....
08:36, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong: Riot police block airport demonstrators as protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal Riot police patrolled Hong Kong's airport as authorities blocked protesters from gathering at the busy transport hub in continued demonstrations across the territory....
15:24, 09/07/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protest in a week against a controversial extradition bi...
08:36, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police that...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 199...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being mulled over by the territory's governing body is "d...
13:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration...
19:12, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protested a controversial extradition bill....
17:24, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charge...
23:00, 06/09/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
23:24, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters pause to mark Sept. 11 Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive t...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters hit pause button to mark Sept. 11 Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive ...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters hit pause to mark Sept. 11 attacks Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive ...
08:12, 09/11/2019

Iran and Hong Kong set up key clash as top seeds maintain perfect records "There were comfortable 5-0 victories for both Chinese sides as well as England and Wales at the snooker World Cup on Thursday as Iran and Hong Kong set up a potentially pivotal clash."...
19:12, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to...
17:12, 06/15/2019

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil libert...
02:24, 06/13/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
17:00, 06/12/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including ...
12:24, 06/11/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extra...
17:12, 06/09/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including ...
00:36, 06/12/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wa...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent legal system....
18:48, 04/28/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
10:48, 06/17/2019

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taki...
14:48, 06/29/2019

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory's indepe...
18:36, 06/06/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists s...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest stre...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the pro...
13:24, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will extend Beijing's powers over the financial hub....
08:36, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition la...
13:12, 06/03/2019

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in the city to thwart a proposal that would allow sus...
12:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives capt...
07:36, 05/29/2019

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
09:24, 06/09/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong's legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extradition law clashed over access to the chamber....
04:24, 05/11/2019

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wa...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over th...
15:48, 07/14/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic prote...
12:36, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campa...
13:24, 05/23/2019

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for trial, the foreign ministry reiterated on Wednesday....
12:36, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow...
07:24, 05/29/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move wh...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
00:12, 06/10/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows over a proposed law that would allow extradition to t...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Extradition law is 'final nail' in Hong Kong's coffin: activist A Hong Kong independence activist said on Tuesday that proposed amendments to the city's legal system that would allow captured fugitives to be sent to China could deal a fatal blow to the territory's...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
12:12, 06/09/2019

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China and warned that such a move could jeo...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charge...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters seek support from G20 leaders over extradition law Thousands rally near City Hall to keep spotlight on opposition to controversial billThousands of people have gathered by the harbour front in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district to cont...
19:12, 06/26/2019

| WATCH | Hong Kong leader announces withdrawal of extradition law Hong Kong's embattled leader has announced that she will permanently shelve a loathed extradition bill that lit the fuse for three months of pro-democracy protests which have plunged the city into cri...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose...
17:12, 06/13/2019

Thousands Take to the Streets of Hong Kong as Anti-Extradition Protests Continue Thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday for the seventh consecutive week of mass demonstrations that have plunged the city into a political crisis and galvanized resistan...
13:00, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial is enacted....
12:48, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership ...
17:48, 06/09/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China, which could drive eve...
21:12, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protes...
21:12, 06/09/2019

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday....
01:00, 06/11/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
19:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to ma...
17:24, 07/05/2019

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused peo...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, described by Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper...
18:12, 06/15/2019

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed...
14:36, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong elite take tentative steps out of line over extradition law protest Business leaders fear their firms could be vulnerable if Carrie Lam’s stalled bill passesDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take...
22:36, 06/22/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing poli...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands of black-clad protesters blocked roads and surrounded police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday in the latest demonstrations over an extradition bill that has triggered violent protests and...
12:36, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill...
18:00, 06/09/2019

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the move could further undermine the city...
01:36, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from ...
08:12, 06/09/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
19:48, 06/16/2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted against an extradition bill that would allow people t...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
19:00, 06/07/2019

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —contentious legislation to allow extraditions to China t...
15:36, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign...
11:24, 06/10/2019

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over th...
20:12, 07/03/2019

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its.....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Britain says Hong Kong is a litmus test for China Britain urged an independent investigation into the violence against protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, warning on Tuesday that t...
14:36, 06/25/2019

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of attacks on demonstrators and arrests of activists....
16:12, 09/12/2019

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city’s political cris...
22:00, 09/06/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, accordi...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice”...
06:12, 06/10/2019

Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: Hunt Britain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was handed over, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese inf...
21:12, 06/28/2019

Britain says Hong Kong fate is a litmus test for China Britain said on Tuesday the future of Hong Kong was a litmus test for China and urged an independent investigation into the violence that followed protests in the former British colony against a bill ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

China tells Britain to stop 'gesticulating' about Hong Kong Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its c...
11:36, 07/01/2019

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or face serious consequences, the foreign ministry sa...
10:36, 07/03/2019

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a source told Reuters....
21:00, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong Exchanges makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain's LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange , a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refini...
15:36, 09/11/2019

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening...
17:24, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Sing UK National Anthem In Plea To Britain Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing "God Save the Queen" and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honours...
12:48, 09/15/2019

China accuses Britain for intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross interference" in the Hong Kong protests....
11:48, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong “m...
08:24, 09/07/2019

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its economic power — and prompting a Chinese diplomat t...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, denouncing “deceitful promises” by authorities and prompting a Chinese diplomat to int...
17:48, 07/08/2019

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in a plea ...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extra...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink panda cubs born at Berlin zoo in early September have...
18:48, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for sam...
12:12, 06/06/2019

Germany's Merkel urges China to uphold human rights in Hong Kong China's economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday, adding that she had told Chinese leaders last week...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-gove...
11:24, 06/12/2019

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Fri...
20:48, 09/06/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence o...
15:48, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. A...
09:12, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters and forced it to postpone a second round of debate on a controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
08:12, 06/12/2019

Britain denies supporting violent Hong Kong protests as China media slam 'Western ideologues' British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong, after Chinese state media blamed "Western ideologues" for fomenting unrest in the former Br...
13:24, 07/04/2019

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
14:12, 07/09/2019

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory's legislature prepare to open discussion on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow residen...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Activists push U.S. Congress to pass Hong Kong bill Hong Kong democracy activists urged members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to pass legislation to combat human rights abuses in the city, rejecting any suggestion that such a move would be inappropri...
12:12, 09/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’ Protesters opposed to the administration of Carrie Lam say they will continue their demonstration movement even after she declared that the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill is “de...
09:24, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the Hong Kong Consulate in Taiwan to denounce proposed ...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester 'Raincoat Man' who died fighting extradition law Parents of Hong Kong man who plunged to his death putting up banners against extradition legislation urged young people to continue their struggle.        ...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citiz...
19:00, 08/20/2019

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
17:36, 07/01/2019

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down pro...
03:24, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong: violence follows calls for Trump to 'liberate' territory Protesters clash with police in shopping districts after rally to petition US to ‘resist Beijing’Hong Kong police have fired teargas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping distri...
20:48, 09/08/2019

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancellor also stressed that a peaceful solution is needed ...
11:36, 09/06/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill The head of Hong Kong’s legislature has announced the schedule for debate on contentious changes to the territory’s extradition laws, setting a vote by June 20...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations.....
04:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the stree...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
11:00, 06/10/2019

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as eroding the territory’s democratic values...
04:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against them that underscored fears about China's broaden...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there during a time of heightened tension in the region....
15:36, 07/12/2019

China calls for Hong Kong to swiftly punish ‘radical’ protesters Beijing offers full support to region’s leader in rare remarks from government officeChina has offered its full support to Hong Kong’s embattled leader and its police force, and said violent protester...
19:00, 07/29/2019

U.S. calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she threw her support behind the city's beleaguered.....
12:24, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
01:48, 08/15/2019

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's......
09:36, 08/09/2019

China calls on U.S. politicians to stop colluding with Hong Kong separatists The Chinese foreign ministry's commissioner in Hong Kong said on Tuesday the city belongs to China and that it will firmly respond to any action that harms China's sovereignty....
13:36, 08/06/2019

China backs Hong Kong, calls for swift punishment for rioters After eight weeks of protests in Hong Kong, the Chinese government made a rare statement Monday to support leaders and police on the island territory, and said rioters must face swift punishment....
22:12, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the c...
12:00, 06/15/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
11:36, 06/15/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thou...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong: Opponents to crime bill fight police, smash windows Activists opposed to a proposed Hong Kong law allowing extraditions to China stormed into the Legislative Council building Monday, vandalizing the central chamber before police could break up the prot...
00:36, 07/02/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published...
10:24, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Chinese Official Calls Turmoil in Hong Kong Worst Since 1997 Handover “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police....
12:24, 08/07/2019

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
15:36, 07/02/2019

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighboring Hong Kong and Macau....
05:36, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resign....
14:24, 06/18/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total fai...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
14:12, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from Br...
12:12, 06/10/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would all...
07:36, 06/14/2019

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protest...
09:12, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing ex...
13:48, 06/17/2019

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters Anger at release of diplomat’s personal information as Hong Kong police bring back police chief who handled 2014 Occupy protestsA US official has described China as a “thuggish regime” for disclosing ...
11:12, 08/09/2019

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-back...
09:00, 06/17/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", sta...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the isla...
16:00, 06/12/2019

“Free Hong Kong from China!” Hong Kong Protesters Call for Foreign Backing in Their Struggle to Preserve the City’s Freedoms Protesters in Hong Kong Wednesday directly appealed for foreign backing in their bid to defend the city’s political freedoms, in a risky move that is certain to draw the ire of Beijing. Several ...
09:24, 06/26/2019

Andrew Harper: Police forces around Britain pause for minute's silence to remember Pc A minute's silence has been by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong protests condemned by China as 'horrendous' as state media calls on 'forceful' action to end unrest Another weekend of violent clashes between protestors and police in Hong Kong spurred officials in China on Monday to blame Western forces while also calling for authorities to take more "forceful" ac...
20:12, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland C...
20:24, 06/30/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
01:48, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
01:36, 06/19/2019

RTI Bill Faces Rough Weather In Rajya Sabha, Government Hits Pause The controversial bill to amend the Right To Information Act -- which is expected to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today -- is unlikely to have a safe passage, with parties like Naveen Patnaik's Biju......
12:36, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activities were conducted with the full knowledge of bankin...
22:36, 05/08/2019

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United St...
15:24, 06/13/2019

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic S...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Spanish Court Calls U.S. Extradition Request Politically Motivated A Spanish court said that the United States’ request was politically motivated, and that drug trafficking charges leveled against the former intelligence chief lacked sufficient detail....
09:36, 09/18/2019

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect.       ...
21:00, 07/29/2019

Britain's Labour will vote against Brexit bill: Starmer Britain's Labour Party will vote against the Withdrawal Agreement Bill if there is no deal between the government and the opposition party, its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Thursday....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Gillibrand’s Family Bill of Rights would cut parents’ costs WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) has released a Family Bill of Rights that she vows to institute during her first 100 days...
13:36, 05/22/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual ori...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Anti-Terror Bill To Become Law. Centre Says No Rights Will Be Violated An amendment to an anti-terror bill to designate individuals as "terrorists" was passed in parliament today, with 147 votes in its favour and 42 against it. "Terrorism has no religion, terrorists are....
15:00, 08/02/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on...
06:36, 05/17/2019

Anti-Terror Bill To Become Law. Government Says No Rights Will Be Violated An amendment to an anti-terror bill to designate individuals as "terrorists" was passed in parliament today, with 147 votes in its favour and 42 against it. "Terrorism has no religion, terrorists are....
10:36, 08/02/2019

Brexit: EU 'would block trade deal if Britain reneged on bill' UK must honour its debts before starting to negotiate trade deal, say Brussels sourcesThe European Union would refuse to negotiate a trade deal with the UK if the government reneged on the Brexit bill...
14:12, 08/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Britain's not paying Brexit bill would not be a default, S&P, Fitch say Britain's withholding of 39 billion pounds ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, the top credit-rating agencies say...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Brexit: EU ‘would block trade deal if Britain reneged on bill’ UK must honour its debts before starting to negotiate trade deal, say Brussels sourcesThe European Union would refuse to negotiate a trade deal with the UK if the government reneged on the Brexit bill...
19:48, 08/26/2019

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and even some of her own ministers to her latest Brexit ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
04:36, 05/27/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
04:36, 06/02/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying h...
16:12, 06/11/2019

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and U...
01:00, 08/31/2019

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentall...
08:36, 08/30/2019

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
09:00, 07/24/2019

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees California legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move th...
20:01, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembl...
20:00, 09/11/2019

U.S. calls on China to release human rights activist The United States on Thursday called for China to immediately release an imprisoned veteran human rights activist, saying a Chinese court violated fundamental human freedoms this week when it sentence...
15:48, 08/01/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is call...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign mini...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Pompeo calls support in Britain for Venezuela's Maduro 'disgusting' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was disgusted to see politicians in Britain, as well as in the United States, continue to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
22:12, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and reverse all activities” violating the 2015 nuclear ...
22:48, 07/07/2019

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state...
01:24, 06/30/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
08:00, 05/18/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohamme...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor back in March under an emergency, but on Wednesday...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well a...
11:12, 05/21/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
21:00, 04/28/2019

"A Woman In Live-In Like Concubine": Rajasthan Rights Body Calls For Ban Live-in relationships should be prohibited and women in such relationships are "akin to concubines", said the chief of Rajasthan Human Rights commission, who, as a High Court judge, made headlines......
06:24, 09/05/2019

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to allow medical workers access to the wounded after at ...
18:48, 06/03/2019

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "s...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operat...
03:36, 05/29/2019

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contra...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Rights Group Calls for the Release of Uighur Children Detained in Xinjiang A human rights group has called on the Chinese government to release an undetermined number of Uighur children being arbitrarily held in so-called “child welfare” institutions and boarding...
08:00, 09/16/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last week....
23:00, 07/12/2019

Britain calls ship seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture Britain on Saturday denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejected Tehran's explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in ...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated with their sentences....
09:36, 06/29/2019

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San F...
03:24, 08/28/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Biden campaign defends former VP after debate, calls civil rights record 'unassailable' MIAMI--Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign defended the 2020 hopeful Thursday night after his heated exchange with Kamala Harris following controversy over his comments on segregationist senato...
09:24, 06/28/2019