Why didn't Hong Kong police stop ransacking of Legislative Council? | DW News

In Hong Kong, a tense calm has descended and a clean-up operation is underway to remove debris left over from the violence that engulfed parts of the city. It came after protesters stormed and ransacked the Legislative Council building on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to Chinese rule. Police fired tear gas to disperse […]

Hong Kong protesters surround police headquarters | DW News

Protesters are flooding the streets of Hong Kong in another round of demonstrations after leader Carrie Lam ignored a deadline to withdraw a controversial extradition bill. Activists are demanding that Lam scrap the proposed bill by Thursday, but these calls have been ignored. They want Lam to resign, and release a number of anti-government protesters […]

Hong Kong protest: How will Beijing respond? | DW News

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized to the public, bowing to more than a week of mass protests by furious residents over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial. But whether she will stay in the job as Hong Kong Executive is still in doubt. […]

Hong Kong protesters demand pro-Beijing Carrie Lam step down | DW News

Protesters are again rallying in Hong Kong, this time to demand the city’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam step down after she bowed to pressure from huge street rallies and indefinitely delayed work on a controversial extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. But that’s not enough for the […]

Hong Kong: Is extradition to China really off the table? | DW News

After days of unrest and street protests in Hong Kong, the city’s government under Chief Executive Carrie Lam has climbed down. It has announced it will indefinitely suspend a proposed law that would have allowed people to be extradited to mainland China. The bill caused widespread concern that it would threaten Hong Kong’s rule of […]

Hong Kong protest turns violent | DW News

Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas at protesters trying to stop a controversial proposed law that would allow extradition to mainland China. The city’s legislative council has postponed a planned debate on the law after crowds blocked access to government buildings. Hong Kong officials have ordered the demonstrators to disperse, but the protesters […]

Hong Kong protests against extradition law | DW News

In Hong Kong hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets for a huge rally against a proposed extradition law. The law would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial. Critics of the bill fear this could lead to arbitrary detention and unfair trials. Hong Kong was returned to […]