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(...)

 A diver from Hong Kong’s fire services department emerges after inspecting a sewage tunnel suspected to have been used by anti-government protesters to escape Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photograph: Laurel Chor/Getty Images

Scores of protesters were still holed up in a tense siege in a Hong Kong university on Tuesday after many surrendered overnight, including more than 2(...)

People are detained by riot police during a protest in the Central district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Laurel Chor/Bloomberg

The crisis in Hong Kong has entered a dangerous new phase. On Tuesday, police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds of protesters in th(...)

People react from teargas fired by police during a protest in Hong Kong’s Central district on November 11th, 2019. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Violent clashes broke out across Hong Kong following the shooting by police of a demonstrator, in an escalation of the protests that have gripped the (...)

Protesters take part in a rally accusing the police of using excessive force, in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

It was a striking juxtaposition: as President Xi Jinping was showing off China’s military and economic might at a parade in Beijing to mark the 70th a(...)

Students wearing gas masks and helmets hold a banner which reads ‘Five major demands are indispensable’, at St Francis’ Canossian College on Monday. Photograph: AP Photo

Hundreds of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for democracy demonstrations on Monday, the latest act of defiance in an anti-gov(...)

Police check for protesters on  Hong Kong’s metro  on Sunday. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty

Hong Kong police have launched a wave of arrests against prominent democracy activists, marking a new phase in government efforts to stop mass protest(...)

 An anti-riot police vehicle equipped with a water cannon clears the road from a barricade set up by protesters during an anti-government rally in Kwai Fung and Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

Police in Hong Kong have fired teargas and used water cannon on protesters after tens of thousands of people poured on to the streets on a rainy day i(...)

Protest organisers say  1.7m people marched  through Kong Kong city centre   on Sunday, making it the second  largest march of  recent protests. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

A sea of Hong Kong protesters marched through the dense city centre in the pouring rain on Sunday, defying a police ban, in a vivid display of the mov(...)

Anti-extradition Bill protesters point laser beams outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Photograph: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty

Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prom(...)

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