hong kong protests 2019

From 500,000 Photos to 116: How Our Editors Distill the Year in Pictures

From 500,000 Photos to 116: How Our Editors Distill the Year in Pictures

A painstaking selection process ensures that The Times’s annual visual review highlights the biggest news events and strongest images.
From 500,000 Photos to 116: How Our Editors Distill the Year in Pictures

From 500,000 Photos to 116: How Our Editors Distill the Year in Pictures

A painstaking selection process ensures that The Times’s annual visual review highlights the biggest news events and strongest images.
Foreign Experts Quit Inquiry of Hong Kong Police Over Lack of Powers

Foreign Experts Quit Inquiry of Hong Kong Police Over Lack of Powers

The panel’s withdrawal is a blow to the government’s effort to meet public demands for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality.
Foreign Experts Quit Inquiry of Hong Kong Police Over Lack of Powers

Foreign Experts Quit Inquiry of Hong Kong Police Over Lack of Powers

The panel’s withdrawal is a blow to the government’s effort to meet public demands for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality.
‘We Are Fleeing the Law’: Hong Kong Protesters Escape to Taiwan

‘We Are Fleeing the Law’: Hong Kong Protesters Escape to Taiwan

Worried they won’t be treated fairly in court, some demonstrators are seeking refuge on the self-ruled island, where they live in a legal limbo.
‘We Are Fleeing the Law’: Hong Kong Protesters Escape to Taiwan

‘We Are Fleeing the Law’: Hong Kong Protesters Escape to Taiwan

Worried they won’t be treated fairly in court, some demonstrators are seeking refuge on the self-ruled island, where they live in a legal limbo.
Protesters Are Fleeing Hong Kong. A Secret Network Is Helping Them.

Protesters Are Fleeing Hong Kong. A Secret Network Is Helping Them.

Risk years of imprisonment or flee? We traced the journey along a covert pipeline helping Hong Kong protesters escape to Taiwan.
Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles

Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles

Throngs of people poured into major thoroughfares for a march marking Human Rights Day.
Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles

Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles

Throngs of people poured into major thoroughfares for a march marking Human Rights Day.
China Hits Back at U.S. Over Hong Kong Bill in a Mostly Symbolic Move

China Hits Back at U.S. Over Hong Kong Bill in a Mostly Symbolic Move

Beijing said it would suspend visits to Hong Kong by American warships and impose sanctions on several nongovernmental groups. The measures suggest China is wary of upsetting trade negotiations.
China Hits Back at U.S. Over Hong Kong Bill in a Mostly Symbolic Move

China Hits Back at U.S. Over Hong Kong Bill in a Mostly Symbolic Move

Beijing said it would suspend visits to Hong Kong by American warships and impose sanctions on several nongovernmental groups. The measures suggest China is wary of upsetting trade negotiations.
Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas as Protesters Return in Force

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas as Protesters Return in Force

After a week of relative calm and a vote that boosted protesters’ cause, officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets, and demonstrators attacked shops.
Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege

Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege

The police found no protesters during a final search of Polytechnic University, the site of some of the most violent clashes the city has seen this year.
Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege

Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege

The police found no protesters during a final search of Polytechnic University, the site of some of the most violent clashes the city has seen this year.
China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

Legislation signed by Trump poses a direct challenge to Beijing’s rule, but trade and the softening Chinese economy present bigger problems.
China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

Legislation signed by Trump poses a direct challenge to Beijing’s rule, but trade and the softening Chinese economy present bigger problems.
China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

Legislation signed by Trump poses a direct challenge to Beijing’s rule, but trade and the softening Chinese economy present bigger problems.
Living in Dark Mode

Living in Dark Mode

I look at Hong Kong and wonder whether this is what the end of the world feels like.
Pompeo Warns China to Honor ‘Human Rights Standards’ in Hong Kong

Pompeo Warns China to Honor ‘Human Rights Standards’ in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not explicitly endorse legislation to support pro-democracy activists from Chinese-backed crackdowns, but noted standards that Beijing should heed.
Alibaba’s Hong Kong Shares Rise, Despite Protests

Alibaba’s Hong Kong Shares Rise, Despite Protests

The Chinese e-commerce giant raised $11.2 billion, the territory’s biggest tally since 2010, showing investor enthusiasm despite worsening demonstrations.