Carrie Lam

Study: Hong Kong Police Used So Much Tear Gas Journalists Coughed Blood

Researchers surveying the journalists covering the ongoing Hong Kong protest movement found that upwards of 90 percent of journalists covering the July 28 protest suffered health effects such as difficulty breathing and coughing blood when police fired liberal amounts of tear gas at the crowds, the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) reported Friday.

Police fire tear gas during a protest in the district of Causeway Bay in Hong Kong on August 4, 2019. - Riot police fired tear gas on August 4 at protesters on Hong Kong's main island, the second consecutive night of unrest in a territory battered by weeks of anti-government …

China: Peaceful Hong Kong Protesters Using ‘Lethal Weapons’

Chinese media is working overtime to paint the Hong Kong protest movement as a gang of violent radicals driven mad by Western propaganda. The latest round of editorial broadsides was fired over charges brought against four protesters for carrying “offensive weapons” to Saturday’s protest at the Yuen Long train station.

A police officer holds a firearm during clashes with protesters who had gathered outside Kwai Chung police station, in support of protesters detained with the charge of rioting, in Hong Kong on July 30, 2019. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands of Protesters Surround Hong Kong Police Headquarters

Huge demonstrations continued in Hong Kong on Friday, with the focus of activity shifting from LegCo, the city’s legislative chambers, to police headquarters. The protesters are demanding a permanent and decisive end to the controversial extradition bill that was indefinitely suspended by chief executive Carrie Lam last weekend.

A group of police officers in riot gear (L) stand by at the police headquarters as protesters gather outside the building in Hong Kong on June 21, 2019. - Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters on June 21, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and …