Protesters gather during a rally for secondary school students near the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December. File photograph: AP

Along with the thousands of protesters already arrested in Hong Kong, the city’s secondary school education system is now also in the dock and stands (...)

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong speaks to journalists after being disqualified from running in local district’s council elections in November, in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Reuters/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong on Tuesday barred prominent activist Joshua Wong from running in upcoming local elections, a move that will fuel the anti-government protest(...)

Riot police detain a protester near the government’s offices in Hong Kong. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

Hong Kong police and protesters engaged in fierce clashes on Sunday during an “anti-totalitarian” and pro-democracy rally aimed at spoiling China’s up(...)

Pro-democracy protesters form a human chain and wave laser pointers, phones and lanterns in the air on Victoria Peak in Hong Kong. Photograph:  Chris McGrath/Getty Images

The unofficial anthem adopted by Hong Kong protesters reverberated across the city’s steep hills, parks and shopping centres on Friday night as demons(...)

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam: spearheaded the Bill, which would have allowed criminal suspects to be transferred to mainland China for the first time. Photograph:  Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has withdrawn the controversial extradition bill that sparked three months of fierce protests and plunged the cit(...)

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Agnes Chowand Joshua Wong  speak to the press after they were released on bail   on Friday.  Photograph: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images

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

Messages posted on the  Lennon Wall outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China, earlier this month. Photograph: Eduardo Leal/Bloomberg

As protests and acts of dissent show no sign of abating in Hong Kong, Lennon and Lenin are now locked in a posthumous ideological battle in districts (...)

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the government’s work on the bill a “total failure”.Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Protesters in Hong Kong vowed to escalate their efforts on Tuesday after the city’s leader said the controversial extradition Bill was “dead” and her (...)

The writing was on the pillar. When protesters stormed Hong Kong’s legislature they left a spray-painted message for the lawmakers at the entrance: “I(...)

Protesters gather outside the Wanchai police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Tensions escalated in Hong Kong on Friday night as thousands of mainly student protesters angry at a proposed extradition Bill laid siege to the polic(...)

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