Carrie Lam

Police Violently Repress Dissidents on 14th Week of Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong’s weekend of protests included a peaceful rally in which thousands of demonstrators marched to the U.S. consulate, sang the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and pleaded for help from President Donald Trump. Numerous other demonstrations around the city became violent clashes between protesters and police.

HONG KONG, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 08: Police arrest a protester in Mong Kok on September 08, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. on September 08, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Pro-democracy protesters have continued demonstrations across Hong Kong despite the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill as demonstrators call for the …

Hong Kong Protesters Gather Outside Police Stations After Extradition Bill Victory

Protesters gathered outside Hong Kong police stations on Wednesday after chief executive Carrie Lam announced the permanent withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill that kicked off the largest demonstrations the semi-autonomous city has ever seen. The demonstrators seemed determined to signal their movement will not disperse now that the first of their five core demands has been met.

Riot police protect a police station from protesters at Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong on August 24, 2019, in the latest opposition to a planned extradition law that has since morphed into a wider call for democratic rights in the semi-autonomous city. - Hong Kong riot police on August 24, …