hong kong protests 2019

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
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
Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

As riot police tried storming a campus occupied by activists, they were met by protesters fighting back with Molotov cocktails and bows-and-arrows.
Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

As riot police tried storming a campus occupied by activists, they were met by protesters fighting back with Molotov cocktails and bows-and-arrows.
Hong Kong Protests: How Does This End?

Hong Kong Protests: How Does This End?

A bill before Congress would put the United States squarely on the side of the protesters, even as the demonstrations seem to spin out of control.
Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses

Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses

Classrooms may be empty, but universities are bustling with preparation for confrontations with the police.
Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses

Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses

Classrooms may be empty, but universities are bustling with preparation for confrontations with the police.
Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with the potential to alter the city’s character.
Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with the potential to alter the city’s character.
Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with the potential to alter the city’s character.
Hong Kong Students Ready Bows and Arrows for Battles With Police

Hong Kong Students Ready Bows and Arrows for Battles With Police

Black-clad activists, mostly students, set up elaborate roadblocks, built brick walls, and practiced shooting firebombs from a giant slingshot.
Hong Kong Students Ready Bows and Arrows for Battles with Police

Hong Kong Students Ready Bows and Arrows for Battles with Police

Black-clad activists, mostly students, set up elaborate roadblocks, built brick walls, and practiced shooting firebombs from a giant slingshot.
Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Police have begun raiding the edges of the biggest campuses to make arrests, leading student activists to engage with them in pitched battles that resemble medieval sieges.
Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Police have begun raiding the edges of the biggest campuses to make arrests, leading student activists to engage with them in pitched battles that resemble medieval sieges.
Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Police have begun raiding the edges of the biggest campuses to make arrests, leading student activists to engage with them in pitched battles that resemble medieval sieges.
Universities Cut Semester Short as Protests Roil Hong Kong

Universities Cut Semester Short as Protests Roil Hong Kong

There were severe public transit disruptions across the city, a day after demonstrators staged a fiery standoff against the police near a university.
Why Are People Protesting in Hong Kong?

Why Are People Protesting in Hong Kong?

A movement that began peacefully six months ago has descended into chaos.