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Thousands dressed in black blocked Hong Kong roads and surrounded police headquarters Friday in the latest wave of demonstrations over an extradition bill.
A former Hong Kong bookseller is holding up his eight-month extrajudicial detention in China as an example of what could happen to others.
Hong Kong’s leader Lam offered an apology for the political crisis and unrest sparked by a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday dressed in black to demand the city’s embattled leader steps down.
Gross violations of human rights in connection to the 1989 massacre and to the consistent pattern of suppression of citizens’ attempts to seek justice.
A prominent Uighur writer, who had been held at an internment camp in China’s Xinjiang region, has died inside the camp, his family members told VOA.
Newly released from prison, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong immediately called for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign from office.
Nearly two million people have taken part in a mass protest in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill, organisers say.
The mass demonstration was one of the largest in the city’s history and a stunning display of rising fear and anger over the erosion of civil liberties.