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Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests

next Image 1 of 2 In this June 11, 2019, photo, restaurant owner Kelvin Chung, 30 years old, right, attends the protest against an extradition law in Hong Kong. Chung closed his restaurant as protests swept over his Hong Kong neighborhood over planned changes in extradition laws have had an immediate impact on some businesses in the territory. (AP

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully outside the Chinese-ruled city’s

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too

HONG KONG — As tens of thousands of protesters returned to Hong Kong’s streets on Wednesday to speak out against a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China , one prominent voice has been largely silent: big business. But quietly, a wave of concern has spread through the community of foreign consultants, investors and executives

Violence erupts at Hong Kong protest

Violence erupts at Hong Kong protest

Scuffles break out between police and demonstrators in Hong Kong as a protest against a controversial extradition bill turns violent.

Hong Kong’s pan-democratic lawmakers say "we’re back"

Hong Kong’s pan-democratic lawmakers say "we’re back"

A group of Hong Kong pro-democracy legislators said on Wednesday that protesters have returned to occupy the streets, fulfilling a vow that was made at the end of citywide protests in 2014 that brought Hong Kong to a standstill. (No reporter narration).

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people. Hong Kong residents, as well as foreign and Chinese nationals living or traveling through the

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles in running battles outside the city’s legislature, angry at an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully in the Chinese-ruled city before tempers

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom'

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom'

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub. “Even though we can’t do business for a day, for me there is nothing more important than

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles with extradition bill protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles with extradition bill protesters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired multiple volleys of tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles in running battles outside the city’s legislature, angry at an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully in the Chinese-ruled city before

'We will use force': Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters throw bottles

'We will use force': Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters throw bottles

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas and pepper spray at bottle-throwing demonstrators who charged officers with umbrellas outside the city’s legislature, angry at an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully in the Chinese-ruled city before