A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidentally caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov cocktails at police and security forces. Terrible scenes have been captured on video and mobile phones of demonstrators engulfed in flames, with other protesters desperately trying to extinguish the flames and help their fellow protesters. There has been … Continue reading Violence in Hong Kong takes an ugly turn
Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession. For the first time in 10 years, the economy of the dynamic independent province of China, is retreating. Plagued by violent protests and a searing trade war between China and the United States, Hong Kong has put in its worst quarter in … Continue reading Hong Kong economy worst since the global financial crisis
Police were nowhere around to stop the “madness” as climate change protesters launched bloody attack on the UK government building. In seeming retaliatory act, climate activists sprayed 400 gallons of fake blood on the British government building to highlight the damage humans are causing to the world, Mail Online confirmed. Out-of-commission fire engines were used … Continue reading What climate change activists did to the UK government
Millions of people are taking to the streets across the world in what could be the largest climate protest in history. Some of Friday’s first protests were held in Australia, where an estimated 300,000 people gathered at more than 100 rallies calling for action to guard against climate change, with further demonstrations held across parts … Continue reading Would you rather join the climate change strike?
China said the comments made by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini confuses right and wrong, and is an example of interfering in China's internal affairs, a spokesperson for the Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said in a statement on Saturday. The spokesperson said the Hong Kong … Continue reading China explains the problem with Hong Kong, says it’s not about human rights
Hong Kong Legal Exchange Foundation will propose an application to United Nations (UN) to investigate whether the U.S. is involved in Hong Kong’s recent riots, seniors of the foundation announced Friday at a press conference in Hong Kong. The foundation – as an ex parte applicant – applied for UN’s fact-finding inquires of U.S. institutions and … Continue reading Hong Kong lawyers seeking proof of US involvement in riots
Legal professionals have expressed their worries that the recent turmoil in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will erode the rule of law, hoping the society could get back on the right track as soon as possible. No society will accept challenge to law "The most intolerable thing is that it is illegal, and … Continue reading What legal practitioners think of Hong Kong protests and the rule of law
A spokesman for the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) issued a statement on Monday, condemning the violent acts during the illegal assembly on Sunday which posed threats to the safety of police and local residents. Regarding the incident yesterday, police have arrested at least 49 persons for offenses including unauthorized assembly … Continue reading Hong Kong Assembly: Dozens arrested by HKSAR gov’t
The Venezuelan government has witnessed violent uprisings since anti-government protesters took to the streets Wednesday 26 October, insisting "We Won't Take No For An Answer". The bold message, allegedly championed by the country's opposition leaders, is a reaction against the government's decision to halt referendum proceedings. Opposition party leaders warned they'll march to the presidential palace next week … Continue reading 1 dead and dozens injured during protests in Venezuela
The relatives of several prominent human rights lawyers detained since July 2015 are once more petitioning the Chinese government over the continuing persecution of their families ahead of National Day celebrations on Saturday, Radio Free Asia reported. Image shows wives of Chinese human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown wearing the names of their husbands … Continue reading Lawyers’ Wives sue Beijing over persecution ahead of National Day celebrations
"Brave Lady in Baton Rouge - Brave man in Tiananmen Square." As racial tension rises and protests against police brutality rage in the United States an image of a young woman standing defiantly before heavily-armored riot police has drawn comparisons with the 1989 Tiananmen Square "Tank Man". The photograph of the lone black woman standing … Continue reading A Photo Of Lone US Protester Says It All About ‘Black Lives Matter’.
- JULY 08, 2016 - DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT Image: US Presidential aspirant Donald J. Trump Last night’s horrific execution-style shootings of 12 Dallas law enforcement officers – five of whom were killed and seven wounded - is an attack on our country. It is a coordinated, premeditated assault on the men and women who … Continue reading DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT ON THE EXECUTION-STYLE DALLAS SHOOTINGS.
TOKYO - The Okinawa prefecture lodged a fresh protest Monday to the US military over a case of DUI (driving under the influence) committed by a US Base worker a day earlier. A protester shows off a placard reading 'US Marines, withdraw' during a rally against US military bases, following the arrest of an American … Continue reading Japanese Residents In Okinawa Protest Against Drunk Driving By A US Base Worker.
On Nov 20, 2014, Liang, a 27-year-old with only a year and a half on the job, was patrolling with his partner in Brooklyn's East New York housing project when he was startled by a noise. In a stairway that prosecutors described as "pitch-dark," Liang drew his gun and fired. The bullet ricocheted off a … Continue reading Protest for a Chinese-American police who killed a Black man