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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists who is serving a 13-1/2-month jail sentence for illegal assembly, is suspected of violating the city's national security law, according to a notice on his Facebook account.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police arrested dozens of leading democratic activists on Wednesday on suspicion of violating the city's controversial security law in the biggest crackdown yet against the opposition camp since Beijing imposed the law in 2020.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-government protesters took over key intersections in Bangkok on Sunday, defying a ban on protests for the fourth day with chants of "down with dictatorship" and "reform the monarchy."
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai protesters said they would hold another demonstration on Saturday despite a crackdown by police on more than three months of protests that have targeted the powerful monarchy as well as the government.
BANGKOK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates voiced support for Thai anti-government protests at the weekend, they used the hashtag #MilkTeaAlliance.
IT is heartening to see that millennials the world over are finally taking over and beginning to shake things up. After much handwringing about their alleged general lack of commitment and entitled narcissism, members of this generation have begun to step up to the plate and make attempts to prove those stereotypes wrong.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong said on Tuesday he is stepping down as leader of his democracy group Demosisto, just hours after local media reported that Beijing had passed national security legislation for the Chinese-ruled city.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Young Thais have banded together to pillory the Chinese embassy in Bangkok over a feud with Thai celebrities, part of a growing online movement to show solidarity with Taiwan and Hong Kong that has annoyed Beijing.
BERLIN/BEIJING: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi rejected international criticism of his country's human rights record with regard to its Muslim minority following a meeting with his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, in Berlin on Valentine's Day (Feb 14).
Hong Kong elections: tsunami of disaffection washes over city as pro-Beijing camp left reeling by record turnout and overwhelming defeat
Pro-democracy camp wins 17 out of 18 district councils, all of which were previously under pro-establishment control. Result set to give pan-democrats increase in seats on committee that chooses city’s chief executive; current leader vows to ‘seriously reflect on the people’s opinion’