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Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Hong Kong, April 23 (ANI): As China continues to impose severe crackdowns on the people of Hong Kong, an award-winning Hong Kong journalist was found guilty of a crime on Thursday for using a public database to expose police failings, the first time a member of the news media has faced prose
Updated : 3 weeks, 4 days ago IST
Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): As China continues to suppress the will of the people in Hong Kong under the draconian National Security Law, media outlets worldwide have called Beijing's actions in the city "a new level of viciousness".
Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Brussels [Belgium], April 16 (ANI): The European Union is preparing new measures to punish Beijing for overhauling Hong Kong's electoral system that will further clamp down on opposition voices in the region.
Updated : 4 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Hong Kong, April 14 (ANI): Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's democracy activists and among 47 people charged under the draconian national security law, was sentenced to four months in jail on Tuesday for unauthorized assembly and violating an anti-mask law.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Toronto [Canada], April 12 (ANI): Amid the crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong, an advocacy group has said that while Canada has unveiled new work, study and residency permit programmes for Hong Kongers but more support is definitely needed.
London [UK], April 8 (ANI): The UK government has launched a 43 million pound (USD 59.6 million) package to support British National (Overseas) families that settle in the country, funding local councils nationwide to help the new arrivals from Hong Kong with housing, education and employmen
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): China's drastic overhaul of Hong Kong's electoral system would neither produce any "meaningful democratic results" nor represent the inclusive and credible will of Hongkongers, the United States' top envoy to the city said on Thursday.
Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): A Hong Kong court has convicted pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight other prominent opposition activists over their roles in an assembly at the height of the 2019 protests.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Paris [France], March 21 (ANI): Amid opposition from across the political spectrum, the French Senate on Thursday passed Article 25 of a security law that allows off-duty police officers to carry their firearms into public establishments such as theatres and shopping centers, and forbids the
Washington [US], March 20 (ANI): Despite fierce international condemnation, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) approved a contentious resolution on the reform of Hong Kong's electoral system on March 11, which, critics say, could further smother opposition voices in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong, March 18 (ANI): As China's national legislature plans to rewrite election rules in Hong Kong to ensure that the city is run by 'patriots', the most lingering question of this move is over the concern that Beijing might be rejecting the 'one country two systems' made to Hong Kong i
Washington [US], March 17 (ANI): The United States has sanctioned an additional 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials over Beijing's ongoing crackdown on the city, ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's meeting with top Chinese diplomats in Alaska later this week.