How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence?  CNN

Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease.

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China's envoy is once again telling Canada to mind its own business after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement responding to Beijing's proposed extradition bill.China's envoy is once again telling Canada to mind its own business after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement responding to Beijing's proposed extradition bill.

The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law.The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law.

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight - National | Globalnews.ca

Demonstrators say deal offered by carrier is unfair and miscalculates compensation payments.Demonstrators say deal offered by carrier is unfair and miscalculates compensation payments.

Hong Kong's first bullet train glides out of a sleek harborfront railway station bound for mainland China on Saturday, launching a new era of integration and raising fears for some for the territory's cherished freedoms.Hong Kong's first bullet train glides out of a sleek harborfront railway st...

China tightens embrace of Hong Kong with bullet train, other mega projects - Reuters

Passing changes to the extradition bill will destroy the city that I was born and raised in and love, writes Abraham Wong, who says the world must condemn the excessive force of the government on peaceful protesters since it violates basic human rights.Passing changes to the extradition bill will destroy the city that I was born and raised in and love, writes Abraham Wong, who says the world must condemn the excessive force of the government on peaceful protesters since it violates basic human rights.

“Encrypted messaging app @telegram is under sustained DDOS attack, prevailing theory = China, retaliating against #HongKong protesters. “One million strong, leaderless, wireless, and smart as hell,” writes @doctorow of the #612strike movement. 📷 @sethchiu https://t.co/68FSQH5DMJ https://t.co/rzLn2D6FyT”

Xeni Jardin on Twitter: "Encrypted messaging app @telegram is under sustained DDOS attack, prevailing theory = China, retaliating against #HongKong protesters. “One million strong, leaderless, wireless, and smart as hell,” writes @doctorow of the #612strike movement. 📷 @sethchiu https://t.co/68FSQH5DMJ… https://t.co/clvs6nQUPx"

“Protesters in #HongKong protect a journalist as he reports on the clashes with police. Pure class. https://t.co/yF6nTMLMEb”

Jake Hanrahan on Twitter: "Protesters in #HongKong protect a journalist as he reports on the clashes with police. Pure class.… "

“The Hong Kong protesters are developing anti-surveillance techniques to evade government monitoring. Fascinating. https://t.co/iyRdGaNzOZ by @yuenok”

Josh Rogin on Twitter: "The Hong Kong protesters are developing anti-surveillance techniques to evade government monitoring. Fascinating. https://t.co/iyRdGaNzOZ by @yuenok"

“Hong Kong protesters demanding freedom shows the lie to Beijing’s arguments that its citizens don’t mind a boot on the neck – as the alternative to chaos. South Africa’s Afrikaners argued the same thing about black Africans during the Apartheid era. https://t.co/BNcA09uui2”

Jake Adelstein/中本哲史 on Twitter: "Hong Kong protesters demanding freedom shows the lie to Beijing’s arguments that its citizens don’t mind a boot on the neck – as the alternative to chaos. South Africa’s Afrikaners argued the same thing about black Africans during the Apartheid era. https://t.co/BNcA09uui2"

Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada's fraught relationship with China.Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada's fraught relationship with China.

China lashes out at Freeland over response to protests in Hong Kong | CP24.com

Hong Kong’s police are finding themselves the subject of mounting criticism for their heavy-handed response to Wednesday’s demonstration in Admiralty, as international criticism of the extradition bill protesters came out to oppose continued to trickle in today. Tens of thousands of demonstrators occupying city streets scattered when police used tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, ...

Backlash against Hong Kong police tactics grows as international community weighs in on bill | Coconuts Hong Kong

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Watch how extremely proficient Hong Kong protesters have become at dousing tear gas canisters – Shanghaiist

Hong Kong life hacks

Watch how extremely proficient Hong Kong protesters have become at dousing tear gas canisters – Shanghaiist

OTTAWA — Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada’s fraught relationship with China.China’s embassy in Canada on Thursday denounced the Canadian government’s recent comments on the ongoing protests as “irresponsible” an...OTTAWA — Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada’s fraught relationship with China.

China lashes out at Freeland over response to Hong Kong protests | Canoe

OTTAWA — Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada’s fraught relationship with China.China’s embassy in Canada on Thursday denounced the Canadian government’s recent comments on the ongoing protests as “irresponsible” an...OTTAWA — Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada’s fraught relationship with China.

China lashes out at Freeland over response to Hong Kong protests | Canoe

HONG KONG (AFP) - Their motto has been "Asia's Finest" since colonial times, but videos of Hong Kong police beating unarmed protesters have fuelled public anger and sparked accusations of brutality.. Read more at straitstimes.com.East Asia News -HONG KONG (AFP) - Their motto has been "Asia's Finest" since colonial times, but videos of Hong Kong police beating unarmed protesters have fuelled public anger and sparked

Police face mounting brutality claims after Hong Kong clashes, East Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

“Can we meet each other halfway? I am not here to attack you. I don’t have any weapon. You are bullying a woman like me, can you sleep at night?”

Mother makes desperate plea for police to stop hurting young protesters during Wednesday’s chaos – Shanghaiist

“Can we meet each other halfway? I am not here to attack you. I don’t have any weapon. You are bullying a woman like me, can you sleep at night?”

Mother makes desperate plea for police to stop hurting young protesters during Wednesday’s chaos – Shanghaiist

As the girl is forced to the ground, officers rain down blows with batons and shields

Hong Kong police shown beating young female protester in shocking video – Shanghaiist