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Members of the media and police officers surround a vehicle carrying John Clancey after his arrest on Wednesday during an apparent crackdown on pro-democracy figures. Photograph: Chan Long Hei/Bloomberg.

Hong Kong police have arrested 53 pro-democracy politicians in one of the biggest purges of the city’s opposition since Beijing imposed a tough new na(...)

Hong Kong leader  Carrie Lam: “I have no assets in the US, and I don’t particularly like going to the US.” Photograph:   Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

The US government has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam and 10 other senior Chinese and Hong Kong officials in response to a crackdow(...)

People enter a venue in Hong Kong on Saturday, where  pro-democracy unions are holding a vote to ask members whether they will participate in a city-wide strike and whether they support China’s plans to impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty

China will have overarching powers over the enforcement of a new national security law in Hong Kong, according to details released on Saturday that s(...)

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the poll result revealed public dissatisfaction with her government. Photograph: Getty

The Chinese government, still coming to terms with a stunning electoral victory for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, is directing its ire at a(...)

Pro-democracy supporters celebrate the defeat of a pro-Beijing district councillor in Hong Kong, China, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

Hong Kong voters have delivered an astounding rebuke to the government and their handling of the ongoing protests, presenting the pro-democracy camp w(...)

Local residents react as people campaigns on a street during District Council Elections  in Hong Kong. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images

Record numbers of Hong Kong people voted on Sunday in district elections viewed as a barometer of support for city leader Carrie Lam, a turnout appar(...)

 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(...)

Riot police officers run as they chase demonstrators during clashes in Hong Kong. Photograph: Willy Kurniawan/Reuters

Organisers of a Hong Kong rally planned for outside the airport offices of Cathay Pacific on Wednesday moved the protest downtown after police withhel(...)

Police clash with anti-government protesters at the airport in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Air traffic in Hong Kong was grounded by protests for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, as the city’s chief executive Carrie Lam choked up at a p(...)

Police officers using pepper spray against protesters in Hong Kong during the early hours of Monday. Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP

Chinese state media has said that “foreign forces” seeking “to hurt China by trying to create havoc in Hong Kong” were behind the million-strong prote(...)

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