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Hong Kong police have reportedly raided the Public Opinion Research Institute (PORI) office in Wong Chuk Hang. The polling organisation is a co-organiser of this weekend’s primary legislative election for the pro-democracy camp. Officers entered the premises on Friday evening and took away PCs, according to StandNews. The officers said they had a warrant, accusing …

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As soon as Hong Kong’s new national security law came into force last week, Ivan Ng removed all the protest-themed paintings, posters and flags from the list of items for sale at his Onestep Printing shop. FILE PHOTO: Memo papers with protest slogans are seen outside a “yellow” restaurant, a business …

Hong Kong police broke up a pro-democracy protest for a second consecutive day, in a sign that the easing of coronavirus restrictions in the city could spark a fresh wave of demonstrations. Police in riot gear cited social distancing laws to disperse a group of protesters in a shopping mall in the city’s central business …

Pro-democracy lawmakers Au Nok-hin and Gary Fan have lost their seats after Hong Kong’s top court rejected their applications to appeal separate court rulings that rendered them unduly elected. Au filed an application to appeal the election petition of Agnes Chow, and Fan filed an application to appeal the election petition of Ventus Lau. The …

Tens of thousands of protesters of all ages began assembling at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay at 3 p.m. (2 a.m. ET) under bright blue skies. Many in the crowd could be seen carrying large banners, bearing slogans such as “Free Hong Kong.” By late afternoon, parts of the city had come to a complete …

Pro-democracy candidate Jimmy Sham, right, celebrates with a supporter after winning his election in the Sha Tin district, early November 25. “Today’s result represents (my constituency’s) support to protesters. The government should immediately establish the Five Demands and respond to the public’s voices,” Sham posted on Facebook, referencing a longstanding protest slogan. Pro-democracy candidate James …

Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalised a subway station and set a fire across a wide street on Sunday as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. The day’s action began peacefully as protesters filled a shopping mall in the Sha Tin district and made a large display of folded paper …