Washington/Hong Kong: The US on Wednesday condemned the arrest of pro-democratic media tycoon Jimmy Lai under the national security law and asked Beijing to restore Hong Kong’s rule of law immediately
Gaza/Sputnik: Israeli settlers torched in the early hours of Monday a mosque in the Palestinian city of Al-Bireh, located in the central West Bank province of Ramallah, Palestine’s state news agency WAFA has reported.
Global Affairs analyst Michael Bociurkiw has described China's new Hong Kong security law as a tool used by Beijing to suppress the city's pro-democracy movement.
Hong Kong: Showing yet another Beijing's stance of allegedly controlling democratic voices in Hong Kong, city's authorities have banned the popular slogan 'Liberate Hong Kong: the revolution of our times', media reports said.
As China imposes law on national security in Hong Kong, city's pro-democracy group Demosisto has announced it will disband, media reports said.
Beijing/Sputnik: The Hong Kong police on Wednesday announced the first arrest for violating the new national security law, just a day after Beijing enacted the legislation.
Beijing/Sputnik: Police in Hong Kong intend to deploy up to 4,000 officers to the streets on July 1 in anticipation of possible protests over banned pro-democracy march, local media reported on Monday.
London: United Kingdom MP Stewart McDonald has asked the UK government to act against the Chinese government's intention to destroy Hong Kong’s autonomy.
Hong Kong: Amid protests and tensions in the city, Hong Kong democrats have now voiced concern over the security secretary’s failure to clarify whether suspects arrested under the impending national security law could be detained indefinitely without trial or charge, media reports said.
Beijing: It seems that China is apparently trying to target school students to silence them as the system has emerged as a battleground over Beijing's move to impose national security legislation in the city.
Hong Kong: A minor girl in Hong Kong has claimed that one police officer sexually assaulted her during her arrest at a protest in the city last September, media reports said.
Beijing: China has warned that widespread demonstrations might have a serious impact on Hong Kong's special status which will end in 2047 under Beijing's 'one country, two systems' principle, specially at a time when the city is still witnessing pro-democracy protests.
Beijing: Justifying the aggressive tactic adopted by the security officials towards pro-democracy protesters, the pro-China Hong Kong police are now accusing young Hong Kongers of committing crimes under the shadow of unrest.
Washington: Cui Tiankai, China's ambassador to the United States, feels that the country's government has the ultimate responsibility to uphold national security of Hong Kong and the proposed legislation for the city “will protect law-abiding citizens”.
Hong Kong/UNI: Several drivers in Hong Kong resorted to blocking traffic at the exit of a city center tunnel in what is being termed as the "slow-down protest", Regional government said on Wednesday.