Hong Kong protesters rally outside British Consulate (BBC)

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters have rallied outside the British Consulate demanding that the UK press China to maintain freedoms agreed when the city was handed over in 1997. They sang God Save the Queen and waved Union Jack flags.…

Hong Kong protesters appeal to Trump for help (BBC)

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong are appealing to President Donald Trump for help as they march near the US consulate general in the city. Some are carrying banners reading, “President Trump, please save Hong Kong” and “Make Hong Kong great…

Hong Kong protests: Students boycott class on first day back (BBC)

Thousands of secondary school and university students have boycotted classes in Hong Kong, in the latest pro-democracy protests. Organisers say 10,000 pupils from 200 secondary schools did not turn up for the first day for the new school year. The…

Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators defy ban on march (BBC)

Hong Kong police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of protesters who defied a police ban and marched through the city. Demonstrators lit fires and attacked the Legislative Council building as thousands joined the march. An…

Hong Kong: Protesters join MeToo rally against police (BBC)

Several thousand people have rallied in Hong Kong to protest against alleged sexual violence by police during the past months of demonstrations. The rally was billed as a #MeToo event, echoing global protests to end sexual assault and harassment. Organisers…

Hong Kong protests: YouTube shuts accounts over disinformation (BBC)

Google has shut down 210 channels on YouTube it said were part of a “coordinated” attempt to post material about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The firm said attempts had been made to “disguise the origin of these accounts and…

Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators gather at the airport (BBC)

Demonstrators have gathered at Hong Kong’s airport, marking the start of three days of unauthorised rallies in the Chinese territory. Activists dressed in black sat in the arrivals hall waving banners to raise awareness among international visitors. Protests have gripped…

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to ‘play with fire’ (BBC)

China has issued a strong warning to Hong Kong’s protesters, saying their attempts “to play with fire will only backfire”. A spokesman for China’s top policy office in Hong Kong told protesters not to “underestimate the firm resolve [of] the…

Car crashes into Hong Kong protesters who formed road block (Metro)

One person has been injured after a car rammed into a barricade of striking protesters in Hong Kong on Monday. Multiple videos show a large car driving up to a roadblock set up in the Yuen Long area as part…

Hong Kong protests: Chinese army releases anti-riot video seen as warning (BBC)

China’s army in Hong Kong has released a three-minute video showing troops carrying out “anti-riot” exercises, in what is being seen as a thinly-veiled warning to pro-democracy protesters. The video, posted to social media, begins with a soldier shouting: “All…

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