Category: Hong Kong

Hong Kong Protesters Make Daring Escape from Campus

Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters dramatically escaped a two-day police siege at a university campus late Monday by shimmying down ropes from a bridge to waiting motorbikes, after Beijing again warned it could intervene to end the crisis engulfing the city.

Are Chinese Troops Allowed in Hong Kong?

A brief and rare deployment of Chinese troops in Hong Kong to clean up streets has raised questions about whether Beijing will intervene militarily to end nearly six months of pro-democracy protests.

Hong Kong’s Pride Parade Downgraded to Stationary Rally

Police have downgraded Hong Kong’s annual gay pride parade to a stationary rally, organisers said Thursday, after police banned the traditionally boisterous and colourful march through the territory as pro-democracy protests engulf the city.

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