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Behind the barricades: Hong Kong protesters share what happened during the violent clashes with police on university campuses

Last month, clashes between Hong Kong protesters and police spiraled out of control as they spread from the city’s streets onto university campuses. Protesters intensified their methods on Monday, November 11, through a protest initiative called “Blossom Everywhere,” which called for establishing roadblocks, disrupting train services, and vandalizing public spaces. […]
Behind the barricades: Hong Kong protesters share what happened during the violent clashes with police on university campuses
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Hong Kong Police say shooting an 18-year-old student protester in the chest was ‘reasonable and lawful’ as he recovers in hospital

Hong Kong Police said Wednesday that shooting an 18-year-old protester in the chest on Tuesday was “reasonable and lawful.” Tsang Chi-kin was taken to hospital in a critical condition after protesters cornered police officers in Hong Kong’s Tseun Wan district. Police commissioner Stephen Lo Wai-chung said the officer acted in […]
Hong Kong Police say shooting an 18-year-old student protester in the chest was ‘reasonable and lawful’ as he recovers in hospital
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A Hong Kong tech company backed out of a government smart lamppost program after protesters started knocking them down over surveillance concerns

A Hong Kong-based technology company ended cooperation with the Hong Kong government in their “smart lamppost” project after the devices became a target for protesters. TickTack Technology makes parts for the devices, which are meant to record security footage and provide WiFi and 5G connectivity. Protesters are worried that the […]
A Hong Kong tech company backed out of a government smart lamppost program after protesters started knocking them down over surveillance concerns
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Videos show a massive procession of Chinese military vehicles gathering along the Hong Kong border as China mulls over its next move in response to protests

Chinese military vehicles have gathered in Shenzhen, a city in mainland China bordering Hong Kong. Several videos posted to social media show a long procession of military trucks entering Shenzhen on Monday morning, apparently “in advance of apparent large-scale exercises,” according to the Chinese state tabloid Global Times. The vehicles […]
Videos show a massive procession of Chinese military vehicles gathering along the Hong Kong border as China mulls over its next move in response to protests
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Australia issues travel warning to Hong Kong as ‘unpredictable’ protests enter into their ninth week

Australia on Wednesday local time issued a travel warning for Hong Kong, saying that protests had become “unpredictable” and posed a threat to tourists. The government urged tourists to avoid large public gatherings and warned of violent confrontation between protesters, police, and criminally-linked individuals. The warning comes amid large-scale protests […]
Australia issues travel warning to Hong Kong as ‘unpredictable’ protests enter into their ninth week
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