Hong Kong

Hong Kong extradition: Police and protesters clash

Hong Kong police have used pepper spray and batons to stop protesters storming parliament amid growing anger over a controversial extradition bill. Protesters have blocked key roads around government buildings and threw bricks and projectiles at police. The government is still pushing for the...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:07am

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist jailed six years for rioting, assaulting police

A former rising star in Hong Kong’s radical youth opposition was sentenced to 6 years in jail on Monday for rioting and assaulting police, one of the city’s harshest sentences against a democracy activist in recent years. Edward Leung, 27, one of the leaders of a movement advocating...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:27am