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Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

May 1, 2019 1:21 am0 comments
Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

(TibetanReview.net, Apr30’19) – Some 130,000 protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Apr 28 to express opposition to a legislative amendment that would allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China and other jurisdictions in the largest rally in this special administrative region of China in the last […]

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Tibet independence call made at annual Jan 1 Hong Kong demonstration

January 4, 2019 1:31 am0 comments
Tibet independence call made at annual Jan 1 Hong Kong demonstration

(TibetanReview.net, Jan03’19) – Activists calling for Tibet’s independence joined a traditional annual Jan 1 demonstration in Hong Kong protesting against the policies of the regional administration, reported sputniknews.com Jan 1. Up to 5,000 people took part in the demonstration, according to rfa.org Jan 1. Both pro-independence activists and supporters of […]

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China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

October 9, 2018 9:57 pm0 comments
China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2018) – While the government of Hong Kong would not be forthcoming about its rejection of work visa renewal for the Asia news editor Victor Mallet of the UK’s Financial times newspaper, China’s official Global Times has piped in to explain Oct 7 that Mallet’s actions at the […]

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Hong Kong bans political party for alleged crime of urging independence

September 26, 2018 6:06 am0 comments
Hong Kong bans political party for alleged crime of urging independence

(TibetanReview.net, Sep25, 2018) – Acting under apparent pressure from Beijing, the supposedly autonomous government of Hong Kong special administrative region has banned a pro-independence political party under a colonial-era legislation previously used to target “triad” criminal gangs. The move has been strongly criticized by rights groups and pro-democracy politicians as […]

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Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

August 29, 2018 11:42 pm0 comments
Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29, 2018) – Two members of a democracy party in Hong Kong were detained and subjected to hours of intimidating questioning during their separate visits to China in March and August this year, with the latter one having been asked whether he or she supported the Tibetan independence movement, […]

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Hong Kong continues Jun 4 vigil, impossible on mainland, in challenging times

June 8, 2018 1:52 am0 comments
Hong Kong continues Jun 4 vigil, impossible on mainland, in challenging times

(TibetanReview.net, Jun07, 2018) – With rousing chants of “End to the one-party dictatorship!” and “Building a democratic China!” some 115,000 people took part in this year’s annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong to commemorate the lives lost in the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing on Jun 4, […]

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Ahead of Jun 4 vigil, over 1,000 march in Hong Kong to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre

May 30, 2018 4:51 am0 comments
Ahead of Jun 4 vigil, over 1,000 march in Hong Kong to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre

(TibetanReview.net, May29, 2018) – Up to 1,100 people were reported to have taken part in a rally in Hong Kong on May 27, calling for an end to one party dictatorship in the People’s Republic of China, ahead of the 29th anniversary of the Jun 4 Tiananmen Square massacre in […]

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Twenty-Five British MPs join campaign to urge Liverpool FC to terminate partnership with company selling Tibet’s glacial waters

April 22, 2018 2:16 am0 comments
Twenty-Five British MPs join campaign to urge Liverpool FC to terminate partnership with company selling Tibet’s glacial waters

(TibetanReview.net, Apr21, 2018) – A total of 25 members of the British Parliament have joined Tibet groups’ call on Liverpool FC to terminate its controversial sponsorship deal with a Hong Kong-registered Chinese water bottling company operating in Tibet. They have joined campaigners in calling for the club to reaffirm its […]

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China angry as US lawmakers nominate Hong Kong democracy activists for Nobel Peace Prize

February 4, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
China angry as US lawmakers nominate Hong Kong democracy activists for Nobel Peace Prize

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04, 2018) – China has on Feb 2 accused two US lawmakers of “meddling” in its internal affairs after they nominated three former student leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy movement for the Nobel Peace Prize, reported the Cantonese Service of rfa.org Feb 2. Ten other US lawmakers were […]

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China again kidnaps Hong Kong bookseller, from Swedish diplomats’ presence

January 24, 2018 11:18 pm0 comments
China again kidnaps Hong Kong bookseller, from Swedish diplomats’ presence

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24, 2018) – China was reported to have rearrested a formerly disappeared Hong Kong bookseller and Swedish national Gui Minhai. He was kidnapped for a second time – this time while in the company of Swedish diplomats, reported the Cantonese Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Jan 22, citing […]

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