Tag: Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong teenager gets abortion after alleged gang rape by police

A 16-year-old girl from Hong Kong claimed she was gang raped by police officers. Recent reports state that she got an abortion on Friday (Nov 8) as a result of the rape. The girl said she was walking past Tsuen Wan Police Station on Sept...

Hong Kong university official refuses to shake hands with students wearing masks during graduation ceremony

The president of Hong Kong Polytechnic University drew criticism for refusing to shake hands with two doctoral graduates wearing surgical masks on stage during the graduation ceremony held on Sunday (Oct 28). Footage showed Teng Jinguang, the university president, stepping back from the two female...

Murder suspect whose case was catalyst for Hong Kong protests released

A murder suspect whose proposed deportation to Taiwan was a catalyst for huge anti-extradition protests in Hong Kong was released from prison Wednesday but, despite saying he wanted to face justice, will remain in the city as a diplomatic spat continues. Months of increasingly violent...

US not seen helping Hong Kong protestors despite bill supporting democracy movement

Hong Kong — The US is voting on a bill supporting Hong Kong’s democracy and human rights movement, but will it help take the city out of the political crisis? The president of the National Committee on US-China Relations says the bill will have little impact. According...

Hong Kong police in hot water for allegedly ripping off female protester’s underwear and exposing her

Hong Kong — Hong Kong riot police have sparked public outrage and criticism again for allegedly exposing a woman's private parts as she was being arrested during a protest at Tin Yiu Plaza last Sunday (Aug 4). Photos and video footage show that police surrounded...

Hong Kong millionaires rush to move their assets to Singapore

Singapore — The current civic and political unrest in Hong Kong is giving another demographic cause for concern. More and more Hong Kong millionaires are worried about the potential ramifications of the political crisis in their homeland and are using Singapore's banks to transfer...

Hong Kong university teaching assistant gets suspended after threatening to fail student protestors

Hong Kong – One teaching assistant in Hong Kong got his fair share of karma for trying to mix politics and school grades. The Hong Kong protest consisting of some two million people taking a stand against a proposed and controversial extradition law has been...

Jackie Chan unaware of protests in home city Hong Kong: “I don’t know anything about it”

Jackie Chan has been busy promoting his new album in Taiwan. So busy, in fact, that he may have been unaware of the mass protests happening in his home city of Hong Kong. The movie star and martial arts sensation was promoting his latest album...