Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong and China: 'One Country' with 'Two Systems'

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

"Please mind the gap." The broadcast echoes over and over again, first in English, followed closely by Cantonese, and finally Mandarin Chinese. People walk hastily around the Mass Transit Railway station, carrying the latest copy of the South China Morning Post.

Protesters Spell Out Ominous Warning In Rubbish-Strewn Hong Kong Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong wrote the words "We Will Be Back" in tarpaulins before police moved in to shut down their main camp on Thursday ...

Hong Kong Demonstrators Clash With Police As They Vow To 'Escalate'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

Pro-democracy protesters have stormed to the periphery of Hong Kong government headquarters in an attempt to revitalise their flagging movement for de...

In Pictures: 80+ Arrests, Pepper Spray and Scuffles As Occupy Clear Outs Begin in Hong Kong

Tom Grundy | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK
Tom Grundy

At least 80 people were arrested, according to police, as part of one of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest camps was cleared on Tuesday. Bailiffs were on site to enforce a court order to clear obstructions from a relatively small part of the encampment on the Kowloon Peninsula. Most of the clearance was performed by an agency with bailiffs and police on hand to assist.

In Pictures: Hong Kong Democracy Camp Shrinks as Barricades Cleared

Tom Grundy | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK
Tom Grundy

An area of protester barricades was cleared at the main Umbrella Movement protest camp this morning in Hong Kong...

Pictures Capture Fresh Clashes As Violence Returns To Hong Kong

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK

Tensions are again mounting in Hong Kong as a group of activists clashed with police in fresh violence after nearly two months of pro-democracy protes...

Occupy HK Has Been Going So Long It's On Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Occupy HK, the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement, is still filling the streets of the city kinda-state even as the torturous process of negotiation and...

Hong Kong Activists Demand Negotiations With Chinese Communist Party

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

Student democracy activists who have occupied Hong Kong streets for a month suggested Tuesday that direct negotiations with senior Chinese Communist P...

#OccupyDemocracy in Parliament Square: Hands Off Our Tarpaulin!

Tom Fielder | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Politics
Tom Fielder

At eighteen minutes past six on Sunday evening, as soon as the Sun had set, police closed in to break up a group of peaceful protesters sitting togeth...

What Hong Kong Police Did To Protestor In A Dark Corner

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

A shocking video shows six Hong Kong police officers apparently leading a handcuffed pro-democracy protester to a dark corner and kicking him repeated...

Peaceful Protesters Left Bloodied As Hong Kong Police Deny Triad Gang Link

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK

Hong Kong police have been forced to deny they had any connection to criminal gangs suspected of inciting attacks on peaceful demonstrators after harr...

'Britain Should Act Over Hong Kong'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

One of Hong Kong's most influential political figures has called for the UK to "act honourably" and do more to help the struggle for democracy in the ...

30 Images Of Rage And Defiance As Ugly Clashes Break Out In Hong Kong

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK

Pushing, yelling, tears and rage; hundreds of Hong Kong residents furiously tried to force peaceful pro-democracy activists from the streets they were...

Hong Kong Leader's Daughter Mocks Taxpayers & Thanks Them For 'Beautiful Diamond Necklace'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

Hong Kong is being rocked by waves of pro-democracy protests and calls for its leader to step down. So it’s all the more odious that Leung Chun-...

What Would Chinese Rule Mean for Hong Kong?

Jody-Lan Castle | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Politics
Jody-Lan Castle

The fight goes beyond the call for a full democracy. It is the protection of the very basic rights of a population, under threat of a state that finds the idea of human rights laughable. And to those who don't realise what that has meant yet, remember... you only know what you've got, when it's gone.

Louise Ridley

The 17-year-old Credited With Kicking Off Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

He's a skinny student who isn’t even old enough to vote, yet Joshua Wong is one of the most prominent figureheads in Hong Kong’s unprecedented pro...

This Video Of Police Brutality In Hong Kong Will Appall You

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

A shocking video has emerged of police violently handling the protests in Hong Kong at the weekend. Disturbing footage, taken on Sunday by South Ch...

Hong Kong Protests - China's New Tiananmen Moment

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK
Oggy Boytchev

Karl Marx once famously said: 'History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.' I wonder if China's second Tiananmen moment would be a tragedy, too. Because I do believe that what's happening in Hong Kong at the moment bears all the hallmarks of a Greek tragedy.

50 Stunning Pictures Of The 'Umbrella Revolution' Weathering The Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

As Hong Kong's "umbrella revolution" enters its sixth day, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are continuing to peacefully show China they will not...

Computer Virus 'Spying On The Hong Kong Protests'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

A computer virus has been discovered in Hong Kong which specifically spies on iPhones and iPads. Security researches believe the virus was made to spe...

The Extraordinary Lengths Hong Kong's Protesters Are Going To Prepare For Expected Crackdown

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

Wrapped in cling film and huddled under umbrellas, these are some of the extraordinary lengths Hong Kong's protesters are going to to protect themselv...

Drones Give Unbelievable View Of Hong Kong Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

A drone has captured incredible footage of the Hong Kong protestors who on Sunday night, brought the city to a standstill. The video shows the she...