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Mass demonstrations defy draconian new laws in Hong Kong

Mass demonstrations defy draconian new laws in Hong Kong Thousands of demonstrators defied the new law and a police ban on protests by chanting pro-independence slogans and waving independence flags

Hong Kong’s National Security Law triggers new mass mobilisation

Hong Kong’s National Security Law triggers new mass mobilisation A continuous week of demonstrations shows the bravery of the people, youth and students. But some of the demonstrators also had limitations.

Plan for new repressive laws reignites rage in Hong Kong

Plan for new repressive laws reignites rage in Hong Kong For the second time this year, pro-democracy protesters have filled the streets of Hong Kong. Sadie Robinson looks at what’s driving their anger

Fresh protests erupt in Hong Kong

Fresh protests erupt in Hong Kong Mass protests have erupted in Hong Kong against a plan by the Chinese government to impose a new security law.

International round up: Biggest protest in Hong Kong for months

International round up: Biggest protest in Hong Kong for months Protesters in Hong Kong staged their biggest demonstration in six months last Sunday.

Hong Kong voters back democracy

Hong Kong voters back democracy Voters in Hong Kong delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections

Brutal Hong Kong police target university in drive to crush pro-democracy movement

18 November 2019
Huge battles were taking place in Hong Kong as Socialist Worker went to press, as the authorities escalated their repression of pro-democracy protests.

Angry Hong Kong protests push authorities ‘to the brink’

13 November 2019
Cops in Hong Kong say that protests are bringing the city to the “brink of total collapse”.

Hong Kong cops shoot activists while protest death toll rises in Iraq

12 November 2019
Police in Hong Kong shot at least one protester during mass protests on Monday of this week.

Marchers fight cops back in Hong Kong

22 October 2019
Hundreds of thousands of people protested in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Protesters in Hong Kong resist as rulers’ mask slips

08 October 2019
Authorities in Hong Kong have resorted to using old, authoritarian laws to try and suppress a pro-democracy movement. It has sparked more furious protests.

Protester shot in Hong Kong on China anniversary

01 October 2019
Police shot an 18 year old man during angry pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

1949 — Mao & the Chinese revolution

24 September 2019
Seventy years ago revolution in China threw off the rule of landlords and struck a blow to Western imperialism. But it wasn’t a socialist revolution, and its aims were not to put people in power, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Hong Kong fight rages on streets

24 September 2019
Protesters in Hong Kong defied police repression as they took part in a 16th successive weekend of protests last weekend.

The West offers no solution to Hong Kong protesters

16 September 2019
The biggest protests since the withdrawal of a hated extradition bill took place in Hong Kong last Sunday.

Hong Kong - the battle continues for democracy, and much more

10 September 2019
The authorities have said they will retreat over the bill that sparked resistance. But having sensed their power demonstrators are now demanding further change, writes Sadie Robinson

Concession will not stop movement in Hong Kong

04 September 2019
A mass pro-democracy movement forced Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam to grant a major concession on Wednesday. But many protesters are vowing to continue their struggle until all of their demands are met.

Protests and strikes in Hong Kong as cops ramp up violence

03 September 2019
Defiant action by protesters has been met with increasing levels of brutality, writes Sadie Robinson

Protesters build barricades to defy police repression in Hong Kong

25 August 2019
Tens of thousands of people defied police repression in Hong Kong over the weekend, marking the 12th week of mass protests. 

Million march in Hong Kong as movement grows

20 August 2019
Some 1.7 million people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday as the pro-democracy movement there entered its 11th week.

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