The situation has escalated to a critical point. All the major U.S. networks broadcasting live feeds from Hong Kong

Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

18 August 2019
Hong Kong airport gets court order to restrict sit-in protests to specific areas as some flights rescheduled
Spox for the HK and Macau Affairs Office in Beijing expresses "great indignation" and "strongest condemnation" for the assault against two mainland Chinese men at the airport, which "bordered on terrorism." Repeats support for HK gov and police
The small group of protesters still at the airport
Senator Marco Rubio: China's escalating threats against HongKong is not an "internal matter",it's a blatant violation of commitment to Hong Kong's autonomy Beijing made in an international treaty And given their history of repression,Chinese troops massed on border is cause for grave concern
The Chinese government has cancelled upcoming port visits to Hong Kong by two U.S. warships amid massive protests in the former British colony. USS Green Bay was supposed to visit Hong Kong later this month. Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie in September: U.S. officials
5 day ago
[email protected]: Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe
Pepper spray and arrests as Hong Kong police stage 'rescue' during airport protest
5 day ago
[email protected]: Many are blaming me, and the United States, for the problems going on in Hong Kong. I can't imagine why
The situation has escalated to a critical point. All the major U.S. networks broadcasting live feeds from Hong Kong
Some protesters still rifling through the documents left behind by the GT journalist
Fu Guohao, reporter of GT website is being seized by demonstrators at HK airport
UN Human Rights issued statement urging HongKong Carrie Lam to "engage as widely as possible" and to "listen to the grievances of the people of Hong Kong", and authorities to investigate incidents of HongKongPolice brutality
#Hongkongprotest at airport suddenly opened barricades and retreated, allowing passengers to rush in
The crowd is going wild after a dozen or so police appeared in terminal one at Hong Kong airport
Police are withdrawing from Hong Kong airport after protesters moved in forcing flights to be cancelled.
Riot police officers have arrived at the HongKong airport and are clearing barricades that have blocked police vans and ambulance from leaving
Hong Kong airport cancels all remaining flights for second day after protesters take over terminals. Immigration counters have shut down after protesters blocked the entrance
5 day ago
KCNA: "The party and government of China have already announced its firm stand not to remain an on-looker to the crisis in Hong Kong, after clarifying the principle thatthe issue of Hong Kongbelongs to the domestic affairs of China from A to Z."
5 day ago
KCNA: "Demonstrations which started in Hong Kong of Chinahave continued over two months, growing extremely violentThe riotous moves of dishonest elements have become increasingly subversive as the days go by, which clearly shows who is at the bottom of the moves."
T2 departures completely blocked. This is getting distressing for passengers
[email protected] readout of PM Johnson's meeting with US National Security Adviser Bolton says they discussed a "shared commitment to an ambitious free trade agreement once the UK leaves the EU. They also spoke about Brexit and a range of other issues including Iran, Hong Kong and 5G"
US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warns China that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable"
22:09 at HK int'l Aiport: Blind as an female first aider got beanbag round shot in her right eye and blind her
Chants of "Don't trust Hong Kong police" as flights are still landing. Still a steady group of protesters at Hong Kong airport
Hong Kong airport 7:50 pm. Large, very peaceful presence still here. #antielab
Many protesters are still here at the Hong Kong Airport, chanting "Black policemen, return an eye", after local media reported that a female protester was shot in the eye last night by rubber bullets at Tsim Sha Tsui. All flights have been cancelled.
Beijing are sending military force from China mainland to Hong Kong. Here is the situation at Shenzhen border6 day ago
Beijing are sending military force from China mainland to Hong Kong. Here is the situation at Shenzhen border
The crowd of social workers rally on Arsenal St, opposite to @hkpoliceforce HQs, has doubled, but still rather small. #antiELAB
From anti-riot vehicles gathering in SZ to HK airport shutdown, #antiEALB protests account for 5 of Weibo's Top 10 trending topics — another sign of Beijing taking a harsher, more active stance in propaganda, rather than censoring all info
Airport in Hong Kong where all outbound flights have been canceled
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