hong kong protests 2019

Trump Says He’s ‘Standing’ With Xi (and With Hong Kong’s Protesters)

Trump Says He’s ‘Standing’ With Xi (and With Hong Kong’s Protesters)

In a Fox News interview, the president called the Chinese president “a friend” and suggested he might not sign a tough human rights bill to secure a trade pact with China.
Hong Kong Court Reinstates Mask Ban Before Citywide Election

Hong Kong Court Reinstates Mask Ban Before Citywide Election

The ruling came just days before a vote that is being seen as a referendum on the protest movement in the semiautonomous territory.
Hong Kong Court Reinstates Mask Ban Before Citywide Election

Hong Kong Court Reinstates Mask Ban Before Citywide Election

The ruling came just days before a vote that is being seen as a referendum on the protest movement in the semiautonomous territory.
After the Protests: How Will Hong Kong Vote?

After the Protests: How Will Hong Kong Vote?

Urban unrest has reshaped Sunday’s elections even in the most rural parts of the territory.
White House Won’t Say if Trump Will Sign Hong Kong Bill That Has Angered China

White House Won’t Say if Trump Will Sign Hong Kong Bill That Has Angered China

The president has avoided a strong defense of pro-democracy protesters, but Congress has thrown the issue into his lap.
In Warning to Hong Kong’s Courts, China Shows Who Is Boss

In Warning to Hong Kong’s Courts, China Shows Who Is Boss

China’s legislative body criticized a court ruling overturning a ban on wearing masks, signaling that it was the final arbiter of law in Hong Kong.
In Warning to Hong Kong’s Courts, China Shows Who Is Boss

In Warning to Hong Kong’s Courts, China Shows Who Is Boss

China’s legislative body criticized a court ruling overturning a ban on wearing masks, signaling that it was the final arbiter of law in Hong Kong.
Ex-Worker at U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Says China Tortured Him

Ex-Worker at U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Says China Tortured Him

Simon Cheng spoke out publicly for the first time since he was detained in early August at the end of a business trip from Hong Kong to mainland China.
Ex-Worker at U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Says China Tortured Him

Ex-Worker at U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Says China Tortured Him

Simon Cheng spoke out publicly for the first time since he was detained in early August at the end of a business trip from Hong Kong to mainland China.
Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S. to penalize Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for abuses.
Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S. to penalize Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for abuses.
Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S. to penalize Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for abuses.
Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines

Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines

The parents of young people under siege at a university emerged as a call for compromise.
Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines

Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines

The parents of young people under siege at a university emerged as a call for compromise.
We Put Hong Kong on the 52 Places to Go List. Things Got Complicated.

We Put Hong Kong on the 52 Places to Go List. Things Got Complicated.

The planned stops on the 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the world included a mainland China ski area, and the vibrant former British colony. Neither was quite as expected.
Hong Kong Protests: Over 1,000 Detained at a University, and a Warning From Beijing

Hong Kong Protests: Over 1,000 Detained at a University, and a Warning From Beijing

After a three-day standoff with the police, about 50 protesters remained on the campus of a besieged university.
Hong Kong Protests: Over 1,000 Detained at a University, and a Warning From Beijing

Hong Kong Protests: Over 1,000 Detained at a University, and a Warning From Beijing

After a three-day standoff with the police, about 50 protesters remained on the campus of a besieged university.
Pompeo Calls for Restraint in Hong Kong, and McConnell Asks Trump to Speak Up

Pompeo Calls for Restraint in Hong Kong, and McConnell Asks Trump to Speak Up

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the police and protesters should refrain from violence. Senator Mitch McConnell said President Trump should make forceful statements on Hong Kong.
Pompeo Calls for Restraint in Hong Kong, and McConnell Asks Trump to Speak Up

Pompeo Calls for Restraint in Hong Kong, and McConnell Asks Trump to Speak Up

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the police and protesters should refrain from violence. Senator Mitch McConnell said President Trump should make forceful statements on Hong Kong.
In Hong Kong, Daring Escapes From a Violent Siege at a University

In Hong Kong, Daring Escapes From a Violent Siege at a University

The police offered protesters one way out of a besieged campus, raining down tear gas and rubber bullets on those who attempted to flee. But some escaped on rope ladders, as anxious parents sobbed