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Hong Kong’s Clockenflap festival cancelled amid escalating crisis

Clockenflap festival in Hong Kong, one of the most high-profile music events in Asia, has been cancelled because of the continuing protests in the city. In a statement, festival organisers said: “Due to the escalation in the crisis this week, and the uncertainty this creates for the coming weeks, Clockenflap 2019 will be cancelled. We […]

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Hong Kong issues curfew ban

Despite violent clashes with the police, people continue to protest against the Hong Kong government. The hopes now to be master of the situation with the ban on face masks.     The Hong Kong government has activated an emergency law and thus enacted a ban on cover-up in protests in the Chinese special administrative region. The head of […]

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Activists in Hong Kong angry over shot students

One day after the riots, the protests continue in Hong Kong. Young people came together for spontaneous rallies after a student had been badly injured by police guns the previous day. Despite a ban, thousands of people moved through downtown Hong Kong again. Above all, students, students and office workers participated. The protest action began with a rally […]

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Demonstration on the anniversary of the “umbrella protests”

A group of radical government opponents has rioted on the sidelines of a peaceful mass demonstration in memory of the so-called “Umbrella Movement”. Hong Kong police responded with tear gas and water cannons. Tens of thousands of demonstrators, many of them families, gathered in the Tamar Park at the harbor to commemorate the protests of the […]