Tag: anti-deportation protests

Hong Kong police deny street brawl ‘double standards’

by Yan ZHAO and Jerome TAYLOR Hong Kong police on Monday denied accusations their officers showed comparative lenience towards gangs of pro-Beijing men who attacked pro-democracy supporters during a weekend marked by multiple bloody street brawls. The once stable international hub has been convulsed by weeks...

Ai Weiwei tells CNN: “I have no confidence in Hong Kong’s government”

During the discussion, Ai Weiwei, a Chinese contemporary artist and activist, voiced his opposition to Hong Kong’s proposed extradition bill because he has “no confidence in Hong Kong’s government which is not democratically elected”. On protests currently happening in Hong Kong: “We have seen the Hong...