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Hong Kong leader appointment violates democratic norms: EU foreign policy chief
John Lee, who oversaw the crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement, was appointed Hong Kong leader on Sunday by a small committee of Beijing loyalists.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek second term
Lam’s five years in office saw massive pro-democracy protests and the implementation of a controversial national security law.
Hong Kong to create more 'national security' crimes
Chief Executive Carrie Lam made the announcement, but did not outline what the new crimes would be.
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Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election
Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.
Hong Kong leader says coronavirus now spreading 'out of control'
So far, 12 people have died after contracting the virus in Hong Kong – four in the last fortnight.
Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests
Under the new law, certain political views and symbols became illegal overnight.
China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests
Human rights groups have warned the law could target opposition politicians.
Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests
Although described as independent, the council is appointed by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam.
Hong Kong leader refuses to offer concessions as China State media bemoans election 'dirty tricks'
Carrie Lam vowed to “engage the people” but stopped short of offering concessions to anti-government protesters.
Hong Kong leader to 'listen humbly' after pro-democracy parties crush opposition at local elections
The Labour Party in Hong Kong attributed to the victory to the “sweat, blood and tears” of protesters.
Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has called for a peaceful end to the siege.
Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests
The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.
Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed
Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.
Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.
Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests
The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.
Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing
Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.
Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'
Carrie Lam announced yesterday that she is scrapping the controversial extradition bill.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill
Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.
Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording
A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.
Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in
Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'
However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.
Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters
Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.
Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign
Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.
Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill
Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.
Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law
Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.
Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests
More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.