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Hong Kong police bans major protest on security law, organizers say

Hong Kong: Organizers have said Hong Kong police on Saturday banned a major demonstration against China's planned national security law for the city  on the ground of following social distancing and previous unrest measures.

Security law puts Hong Kong pastors at risk of being extradited to China, warns Watch Dog

Beijing: China is pushing to implement the national security law on Hong Kong and in such a scenario pro-democracy activists and religious leaders face a risk of being extradited to mainland China for trial, as per a US-based Christian watchdog.

Reconsider decision on imposing national security law on Hong Kong: G7 Foreign Ministers urge China

Hong Kong:  Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) member countries have asked China to reconsider its decision to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong.

Thousands join largest pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong

Hong Kong/IBNS: Thousands of protesters joined the demonstration against the government as they marched through the streets of the city on Sunday, media reports said.

About 70 injured students from besieged PolyU surrender to Hong Kong police: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: About 70 injured students trapped at the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) surrendered on their own on Monday evening, the Apple Daily reported.

Blaze starts near Hong Kong Polytechnic University following police's assault: Reports

Moscow/SputnikUNI: A massive fire broke out on Monday near the building of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University following the police storming the campus, seized by protesters, RTHK broadcaster reports.

Hong Kong Police say protesters build barricades, throw petrol bombs at officers

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Hong Kong protesters have built barricades in several locations of the city and were hurdling petrol bombs, bricks and metal balls at law enforcement officers, the city police said on Sunday.

Police suspect university in Hong Kong of turning into 'Weapons Factory' amid clashes

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Police in Hong Kong shared on Wednesday their suspicions that the Chinese University of Hong Kong was used to stock or make weapons after hundreds of petrol bombs were thrown on its campus during Tuesday’s violent clashes between protesters and police officers.

Hong Kong formally scraps extradition bill

Hong Kong City/IBNS: In a major development,  Hong Kong's legislature has formally withdrawn a controversial extradition bill which had triggered violent protests in the city for the past several months.

China plans to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Reports

Beijing/IBNS: Following weeks of violent protests in the city, the Chinese government is planning to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, media reports said.

US House passes several measures in support of Hong Kong protesters

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) The US House of Representatives has passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act that stipulates annual State Department reviews of the autonomy of Hong Kong, as well as other measures supporting demonstrators.

Hong Kong protesters use Molotov cocktails at city's metro station - Police

Beijing, Oct 12 (Sputnik) Protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday threw Molotov cocktails inside the Kowloon Tong metro station amid ongoing unrest in the city, local police said in a statement, adding that nobody got hurt as a result of the incident.

Hong Kong protests: Face mask banned as Carrie Lam invokes Emergency powers

Hong Kong:  Announcing imposition of some Emergency powers, Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has invoked a colonial-era law to ban use of face masks by anti-government pro-democracy protesters.

Hong Kong witnesses another weekend of protests

Hong Kong: Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong Police lobbed tear gas shells and even fired blue dye from a water cannon to disperse protesters who used petrol bombs and bricks while clashing with the security forces in the city, media reports said.  

Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators sing and boo Chinese anthem

Beijing/Hong Kong City, Sept 11 (IBNS): Taking their protests to the sporting arena, Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Tuesday booed the Chinese national anthem before the start of a game.