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Members of the media surround a correctional services bus purportedly carrying pro-democracy activists Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam and Joshua Wong as it leaves the court in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigner, pleaded guilty along with two other activists on Monday to unauthorised assembly charges over a 2(...)

Fr James Hurley SJ:  “He was a rebel in ways and involved with revolutionaries but he was the most obedient man in terms of his vows and poverty and gave away everything.”

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Demonstrators form a human chain during a protest on Nathan Road in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday.  Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Thousands of protesters briefly blocked one of Hong Kong’s main roads on New Year’s Eve after forming human chains across the city and marching throug(...)

Police deploy pepper spray during a protest at the New Town Plaza shopping mall in Shatin in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP

Small groups of protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong on Sunday amid brief scuffles with riot police as attention turned to an upcomi(...)

 Protesters are seen in the  Hong Kong Polytechnic University  on Wednesday, the fourth day of a stand-off with police in Hong Kong. Photograph: EPA

Several Hong Kong schoolchildren in uniform were arrested on Wednesday morning, following calls from activists to “paralyse the whole of the city” dur(...)

 Protesters set up a fire during clashes with police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong  on Tuesday. Photograph:  Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong was on the “brink of total collapse”, the territory’s police warned on Tuesday as a second day of violence pushed the five-month crisis towa(...)

A riot policeman fires teargas on a street in Mongkok district in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Hong Kong has fallen into recession, hit by five months of anti-government protests that erupted in flames at the weekend, and is unlikely to achieve(...)

Riot police arrest a demonstrator during a protest event at Kwun Tong station in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday, with police in full riot gear chasing protester(...)

 Members of the media were hit by Molotov cocktails during a clash between protesters and police at a demonstration in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district on Sunday.  Photograph:  Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

A People’s Liberation Army barracks in Hong Kong issued warnings on Sunday for the first time since protests began in the city four months ago, while (...)

 Pro-democracy protesters arrested by police during a clash at a demonstration in Wan Chai district on Sunday. Photograph:  Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Chinese soldiers issued a warning to Hong Kong protesters on Sunday who shone lasers at their barracks in the city, in the first direct interaction wi(...)

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