Hong Kong Protest News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

After Hong Kong protests, is Taiwan the next flashpoint?

Beijing's pressure campaign and the pushback in Hong Kong is setting up an electrifying presidential election battle in Taiwan over the next five months.

hong kong protest - ABC News (AU)
12:30pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Canada's Trudeau extremely concerned about Hong Kong, urges China to be careful

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said he was very worried about events in Hong Kong, which has a large Canadian population, and urged Chinese authorities to handle the protests there with tact.

hong kong protest - Reuters
11:59am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport protest shutdown tarnishes business image

Mass flight cancellations at Hong Kong's airport disrupted one of the world's busiest air-transport hubs on Monday, causing chaos for tourists and business travelers and playing havoc with global...

hong kong protest - Associated Press
11:41am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable'

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged all sides to refrain from violence.

hong kong protest - Reuters
11:34am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Canada's Trudeau concerned about Hong Kong, urges China to be careful

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said he was extremely concerned about events in Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to handle the protests there with tact.

hong kong protest - Reuters
11:33am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Flights Cancelled Due To Pro-Democracy Protests And The Pictures Are Intense

Hong Kong's airport was occupied for a fourth day Monday, as pro-democracy demonstrators wore bandages in solidarity with a woman reportedly shot in the eye by a police beanbag round.

hong kong protest - Buzzfeed
10:53am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable'

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged all sides to refrain from violence.

hong kong protest - Reuters
10:49am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears

Wall Street's main indexes fell on Monday as protests in Hong Kong added to concerns on the pace of growth in China, already under pressure from the prolonged bout of U.S. trade tensions that have dominated financial markets this year.

hong kong protest - Reuters
10:14am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport authority set to resume flights Tuesday after cancellations on 4th day of protests | CBC News

The Hong Kong airport will restart flights starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday after it shut down operations when thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied its main terminal.

hong kong protest - CBC News
10:08am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong's civil unrest: What's driving today's protests? | CBC News

Hundreds of thousands of people have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for months to protest what they see as an erosion of their political freedoms. But how did things get so tense? CBC News explains.

hong kong protest - CBC News
9:23am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest

HONG KONG (AP) — One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal Monday, while the central government...

hong kong protest - Associated Press
9:11am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights over protests

The busy international hub cancels flights as anti-government protests there enter a fourth day.

hong kong protest - Google News (UK)
8:58am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism

Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show "sprouts of terrorism".

hong kong protest - Reuters
8:43am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Cramer: Hong Kong protests 'more serious' than US-China trade war for global markets

CNBC's Jim Cramer says his biggest concern is how China might respond to the escalating protests in Hong Kong.

hong kong protest - Google News
7:22am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Cathay Pacific threatens to fire staff who support Hong Kong protests

The airline's move seems designed to placate Beijing.

hong kong protest - Axios
7:05am PDT - August 12th, 2019

America Must Prevent Another Tiananmen Square and Stand for a Free Hong Kong

China, despite its pledges, is moving to consume the city and squelch protests. Congress must pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.

hong kong protest - National Review
6:23am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Cathay Pacific Vowed Not to Keep Staff From Hong Kong’s Protests. Then Beijing Intervened

The Hong Kong flag-carrier has pulled a dramatic U-turn on the matter amid government pressure.

hong kong protest - Fortune
5:07am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport suspends check-ins amidst ongoing protests

Hong Kong airport has suspended check-in for all remaining flights Monday as pro-democracy protesters again descended on the international flight hub.

hong kong protest - NBC News
4:32am PDT - August 12th, 2019

State Media: Hong Kong Protests Are U.S. 'Warfare' Tactic Against China

Pro-democracy protests are a “form of warfare employed by the West to destabilize certain countries” and the peaceful Hong Kong protest movement is an American fabricated attempt to weaken China from within, the Communist Party’s People’s Daily suggested on M…

hong kong protest - Breitbart News
4:06am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Photos: Protesters Force Hong Kong Airport to Cancel All Flights

Hong Kong International Airport cancelled all flights Monday in response to a flood of thousands of protesters staging a sit-in at the facility, demanding justice for pro-democracy activists and bystanders subjected to violence by police and pro-China mobs th…

hong kong protest - Breitbart News
3:20am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights as protesters occupy terminals

Hong Kong International Airport has cancelled all remaining departure flights for the day after thousands of anti-government protesters flooded its terminals.

hong kong protest - ABC News
3:07am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong international airport suspends flights amid protests

Police were seen entering the airport building, and the cancellation of flights may be a preparation for a police clearance operation and the use of tear gas.

hong kong protest - Google News (Australia)
1:57am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport cancels all Monday flights as protesters occupy arrival hall

Anti-government protesters peacefully demonstrate at the airport for a fourth day

hong kong protest - The Globe And Mail
1:55am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong airport protest erupts

One of the world’s busiest airports cancelled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal in a move branded by Beijing as “terrorism.”

hong kong protest - Google News (Australia)
1:50am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Cancels Flights as Thousands Converge

Hong Kong’s airport authority canceled more than 100 flights Monday afternoon as demonstrators converged after a night of violence to protest authorities for their handling of this summer’s unrest.

hong kong protest - The Wall Street Journal
1:40am PDT - August 12th, 2019

RT @HillaryClinton: What democracy and peaceful protest look like: 1.7 million people marching yesterday in Hong Kong's Victoria Park. http…

We the People (@Lift_Our_Voice)
12:33am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

limesaarena (@limesaarena)
12:32am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

Oluwole Ojedokun (@employlawone)
12:32am PDT - August 27th, 2019

nytimes tweeted on August 27, 2019 at 09:30AM: RT nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide attention, with some comparing it to the "Tank Man" image from Tiana… https://t.co/AS5ANX8nVW

Unbiased, Fresh and Real News (@fot0graphie)
12:32am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @stegersaurus: in this column about HK, @nytdavidbrooks says there's "no pro-democracy graffiti" or posters anywhere in HK bc of a broad…

Hong Kong Hermit (@HongKongHermit)
12:31am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

Pat Jones (@PatJone84071430)
12:31am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

Zach (@callonzach)
12:31am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

Deduped (@deduped_nytimes)
12:31am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @MeerausFarben39: Help HONG KONG ARMY!!! This photo was taken on 25/8/2019 a girl arrest by police because she joined a protest and Figh…

CA (@c_vvai)
12:30am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @yusufledesma: The One United Struggle for Freedom https://t.co/CKVEJfmhF4

Yvonne (@Yvonne95072410)
12:30am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

The New York Times (@nytimes)
12:30am PDT - August 27th, 2019

This image https://t.co/g0xnT6fOYS

Joshua J. Thurston (@JoshuaJThurston)
12:29am PDT - August 27th, 2019

"The One United Struggle for Freedom" by DAVID BROOKS via NYT The New York Times https://t.co/0zMk47efap

Api Drama (@ApiDrama)
12:29am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @LamYikFei: I talked about the photo of the brave man last night. https://t.co/rkzK3s9xft

Jeromy-Yu Chan ARAD (@jeromyu)
12:29am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @LamYikFei: I talked about the photo of the brave man last night. https://t.co/rkzK3s9xft

Chris Maddaloni (@C_Maddaloni)
12:28am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @hongkong_news: NYTimes: In Hong Kong, Protest Photo Evokes Memories of Tiananmen Era https://t.co/5iZxonTzb8 https://t.co/EHgSCIWIbU

RT @hongkong_news: NYTimes: In Hong Kong, Protest Photo Evokes Memories of Tiananmen Era https://t.co/5iZxonTzb8 https://t.co/EHgSCIWIbU

martin kerins (@pernicious55)
12:27am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

ป. :· . ❄ (@OPQRiyawatii)
12:27am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Hong Kong protest video thread from Sunday. CW: police violence. https://t.co/NNbpXgrLbi

skry (@skry)
12:26am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytopinion: Along the way, Hong Kong's protesters "might rekindle the sense of democratic mission that used to burn so forcefully in Am…

emily krahn (@stablegeniusinc)
12:25am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @juliaholli: Yesterday Hong Kong’s protesters cut down lamp posts, afraid that they could be used for surveillance. But protesters’ fear…

Marco Perduca (@Perdukistan)
12:24am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: A protester carrying only an umbrella confronted a Hong Kong police officer with gun drawn. The photograph has drawn wide…

Siobhan O'Beirne (@siobhanTivoli)
12:24am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @badiucao: @hoccgoomusic Why would @NGVMelbourne reject venue hiring for a talk on art & Hong Kong protest between @hoccgoomusic & @ba

Pei-Lin Liew 劉佩琳 (@PeiLinLiew)
12:24am PDT - August 27th, 2019
One man wore a white shirt and black trousers, and carried two shopping bags. He stared down a tank.The other wore shorts and a tank top, and carried a furled umbrella. He stared down a police officer who had a weapon drawn.  #China #DemonstrationsProtest https://t.co/ntnPSEv4Mm https://t.co/S4eCmFRvQK

One man wore a white shirt and black trousers, and carried two shopping bags. He stared down a tank.The other wore shorts and a tank top, and carried a furled umbrella. He stared down a police officer who had a weapon drawn. #China #DemonstrationsProtest https://t.co/ntnPSEv4Mm https://t.co/S4eCmFRvQK

ENM News (@Newsenm)
12:24am PDT - August 27th, 2019

The One United Struggle for Freedom #FreeHongKong #HongKongProtests https://t.co/IG90cfEtvP

Ruby (@woobieluv)
12:23am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @BloombergAsia: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, d…

Jen Robertson (@jenrobertson2o2)
6:09pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BloombergTV: Tensions flare again in Hong Kong as protesters' clashes with police lead to the firing of a weapon and the deployment of…

George V. Hulme (@georgevhulme)
6:08pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @DavidJHarrisJr: Take a look!! This is an incredible protest happening in Hong Kong right now...https://t.co/jfZ4ArbEb4

callie (@callie90192488)
6:08pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @DavidJHarrisJr: Take a look!! This is an incredible protest happening in Hong Kong right now...https://t.co/jfZ4ArbEb4

Deborah McDermott (@Treatsrule)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BloombergAsia: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, d…

山羊之巅 (@young)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @next_china: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, depl…

Brad Stephenson (@Shuttlecock)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @next_china: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, depl…

SNHQ! News (@therealSperkin)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BloombergAsia: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, d…

Trading News (@tradnews_)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @next_china: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, depl…

DC Poll Guru (@dcbat)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BloombergAsia: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, d…

Bloomberg (@business)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @next_china: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, depl…

Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
Tensions flare again in Hong Kong as protesters' clashes with police lead to the firing of a weapon and the deployment of water cannons for the first time
https://t.co/FKjy0A8DEn https://t.co/SHf8zRBY9r

Tensions flare again in Hong Kong as protesters' clashes with police lead to the firing of a weapon and the deployment of water cannons for the first time https://t.co/FKjy0A8DEn https://t.co/SHf8zRBY9r

Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BloombergAsia: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, d…

VIRIYA (@ViRiYaBOT)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @next_china: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, depl…

VIRIYA (@ViRiYaBOT)
6:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @next_china: Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, depl…

Daniel Enrique Iturregui Pérez (@tuiterregui)
6:06pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
Hong Kong protests:
-Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48
-Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, deployment of water cannons
-China sends strongest warning yet it’s thinking of sending troops to streets 
https://t.co/QdWuEhsru2 https://t.co/GZYGKyqeso

Hong Kong protests: -Police arrest 36 people aged from 12 to 48 -Clashes in Tsuen Wan lead to officer firing a weapon, deployment of water cannons -China sends strongest warning yet it’s thinking of sending troops to streets https://t.co/QdWuEhsru2 https://t.co/GZYGKyqeso

Bloomberg Next China (@next_china)
6:06pm PDT - August 25th, 2019