The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill backing Hong Kong protesters that would require annual reviews of the city's special status under U.S. law and sanction Chinese officials who undermine its "fundamental freedoms and autonomy"

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21 February 2020
PolyU president Teng Jin-guang earlier visited campus besieged by police. He said no information if police had set deadline and called his plan to let protesters leave peacefully successful. He said he was given assurance by police not to use force as long as protesters don't3 month ago
PolyU president Teng Jin-guang earlier visited campus besieged by police. He said no information if police had set deadline and called his plan to let protesters leave peacefully successful. He said he was given assurance by police not to use force as long as protesters don't
3 month ago
@hkpoliceforce said they arrested + registered about 1000 protesters from PolyU, including 300 under the age of 18. Police previously said they would arrest everyone aged 18 or above on rioting charges
6 people, including 2 men who climbed out of a sewage tunnel under Cheong Wan Flyover outside PolyU, were arrested at 10am this morning, for rioting and assisting criminals, after police noticed 4 people opened a lid and extended a robe into the sewage3 month ago
6 people, including 2 men who climbed out of a sewage tunnel under Cheong Wan Flyover outside PolyU, were arrested at 10am this morning, for rioting and assisting criminals, after police noticed 4 people opened a lid and extended a robe into the sewage
China has warned the US that it would retaliate if the Hong Kong democracy bill is signed into law, shortly after it was passed by the US Senate
@AFPgraphics: Map of Hong Kong locating the Polytechnic University where dozens of protesters are still barricaded3 month ago
@AFPgraphics: Map of Hong Kong locating the Polytechnic University where dozens of protesters are still barricaded
13:20: sit-in demonstration at True Light College, a girls' secondary school on Ap Lei Chau.3 month ago
13:20: sit-in demonstration at True Light College, a girls' secondary school on Ap Lei Chau.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill backing Hong Kong protesters that would require annual reviews of the city's special status under U.S. law and sanction Chinese officials who undermine its "fundamental freedoms and autonomy"
Educators held a prayer meeting in Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday. Photo: Benjamin Yuen, Kevin Cheng/United Social Press.3 month ago
Educators held a prayer meeting in Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday. Photo: Benjamin Yuen, Kevin Cheng/United Social Press.
Marco Rubio: Today at 5:25pm EST I & my colleagues will be moving to pass the HongKong Human Rights & Democracy Act in the U.S. Senate. If no Senator objects it will pass & head over to the U.S. House & then hopefully swiftly to the President
Suddenly about a half dozen people try to flee & apprehended by a large number of police near the fence to the Cross-Harbor Tunnel3 month ago
Suddenly about a half dozen people try to flee & apprehended by a large number of police near the fence to the Cross-Harbor Tunnel
At least 7 protestors in @HongKongPolyU sneaked out to escape during lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen leading First Aider to evacuate from campus. They failed.3 month ago
At least 7 protestors in @HongKongPolyU sneaked out to escape during lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen leading First Aider to evacuate from campus. They failed.
More than 10 walked out from PolyU campus accompanied by medics, under the heavy guard by riot police. HongKongProstest  Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized3 month ago
More than 10 walked out from PolyU campus accompanied by medics, under the heavy guard by riot police. HongKongProstest Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized
Medical evacuations currently underway at PolyU. Some can walk, some cannot3 month ago
Medical evacuations currently underway at PolyU. Some can walk, some cannot
All pretty quiet at the entrance to HongKong's Polytechnic University as riot teams wait for the remaining student activists to run out of supplies and come out to be arrested. Can't be too many protestors left now.3 month ago
All pretty quiet at the entrance to HongKong's Polytechnic University as riot teams wait for the remaining student activists to run out of supplies and come out to be arrested. Can't be too many protestors left now.
3 month ago
A 26yo reporter in Hong Kong is charged with unlawful possession of ammunition for collected used tear gas canisters, tear gas grenades, sponge grenade and rubber bullet. He was denied bail and has to be in custody till next hearing on January 14
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines3 month ago
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines
3 month ago
Former Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho was attacked by black clad stalkers outside Tin Hau station this evening. His head and back were wounded, and he went to hospital on his own
3 month ago
A witness tells RTHK that riot police ignored people's cries for help after a "stampede" in Yau Ma Tei last night, as firefighters confirm they saw the aftermath.
3 month ago
Police said they found 3,900 petrol bombs in CUHK and the university found 100L of sulfuric acid and nitric acid missing. "How many are 3,900 petrol bombs If you throw one every 10 seconds, it will take you 11 hours to throw them all out." Police PR head Kwok Ka-chuen said
HongKong legislator Ted Hui told reporters that protestors and students who're still at PolyU campus said they are not involved in any illegal activists but worried about Hong Kong Police brutality, they will leave the campus in peace accompanied by Hui.3 month ago
HongKong legislator Ted Hui told reporters that protestors and students who're still at PolyU campus said they are not involved in any illegal activists but worried about Hong Kong Police brutality, they will leave the campus in peace accompanied by Hui.
49 senators cosponsored the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act - including ⁦@senatemajldr⁩
3 month ago
Among all the arrests made near PolyU included a Japanese tourist in his 20s, who has been taken away by police on Sunday, the Japanese consulate confirmed
HKPolice seen carrying an MP5 and an M16 in Central where office workers are protesting during their lunch break.3 month ago
HKPolice seen carrying an MP5 and an M16 in Central where office workers are protesting during their lunch break.
A large number of firefighters and medics went inside the PolyU campus at around 10am on Tuesday to treat the injured, with some having suffered from hypothermia since being repeatedly doused with water cannon on Sunday.  Photo: Stand News screeenshot.3 month ago
A large number of firefighters and medics went inside the PolyU campus at around 10am on Tuesday to treat the injured, with some having suffered from hypothermia since being repeatedly doused with water cannon on Sunday. Photo: Stand News screeenshot.
China's legislature: Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on constitutionality of the city's legislation with regards to Basic Law, after HK High Court nullified face mask ban. A major contradiction of common-law judicial review in HK
More than 40 volunteers from Protect the Children are on PolyU campus, alongside dozens of youngsters. One member explains: The reason we are staying here is that police are not letting us out.3 month ago
More than 40 volunteers from Protect the Children are on PolyU campus, alongside dozens of youngsters. One member explains: "The reason we are staying here is that police are not letting us out."
Great escape from PolyU police lockdown3 month ago
Great escape from PolyU police lockdown
Info: Two live feeds from HongKong's Jordan district (near PolyU) now. The visuals and the non-stop loud bangs of firing speak for themselves, even if you don't speak Cantonese.  TV:   RTHK3 month ago
Info: Two live feeds from HongKong's Jordan district (near PolyU) now. The visuals and the non-stop loud bangs of firing speak for themselves, even if you don't speak Cantonese. TV: RTHK
A group appearing to be first-aiders are arrested by police near PolyU.  Video: Supplied.3 month ago
A group appearing to be first-aiders are arrested by police near PolyU. Video: Supplied.
About a 100 secondary school students are trapped inside PolyU. More than 30 school principals are requesting the police's permission to let them enter the PolyU campus to accompany students to leave peacefully3 month ago
About a 100 secondary school students are trapped inside PolyU. More than 30 school principals are requesting the police's permission to let them enter the PolyU campus to accompany students to leave peacefully
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