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Jessie PANG

Backstory: Inside Hong Kong’s protests as a campus became a ‘battleground’

08 Jan 2020

HONG KONG When protesters took over the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November, many felt compelled to make a statement. Sometimes it was personal. I felt it, too. | Video

Hong Kong rings in 2020 with democracy chants instead of harbour fireworks

31 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of Hong Kong revellers welcomed in 2020 on neon-lit promenades along the picturesque Victoria Harbour, breaking into pro-democracy chants as the clocks struck midnight after more than half a year of often violent unrest. | Video

Young democrats shake up pro-Beijing stronghold in Hong Kong

23 Dec 2019

HONG KONG For decades it was known as Little Shanghai, a gritty, waterfront neighbourhood that was the landing spot for many mainland Chinese emigrating to Hong Kong.

Eye blinded covering Hong Kong protests, Indonesian reporter seeks justice

10 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Hit by a projectile fired by Hong Kong police while covering an anti-government protest nearly two months ago, Indonesian journalist Veby Mega Indah was blinded in one eye, but that has not blotted out the traumatic flashbacks filling her mind. | Video

Eye blinded covering Hong Kong protests, Indonesian reporter seeks justice

10 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Hit by a projectile fired by Hong Kong police while covering an anti-government protest nearly two months ago, Indonesian journalist Veby Mega Indah was blinded in one eye, but that has not blotted out the traumatic flashbacks filling her mind. | Video

Eye blinded covering Hong Kong protests, Indonesian reporter seeks justice

10 Dec 2019

HONG KONG, Dec 10 Hit by a projectile fired by Hong Kong police while covering an anti-government protest nearly two months ago, Indonesian journalist Veby Mega Indah was blinded in one eye, but that has not blotted out the traumatic flashbacks filling her mind.

Fire and petrol bombs after 'generally peaceful' Hong Kong march, police say

09 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters lit a fire outside court buildings, threw petrol bombs and spray-painted graffiti on government buildings, following a "generally peaceful" march at the weekend, police said on Monday.

Hong Kong sees biggest protests since democrats' election boost

08 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month that boosted the pro-democracy movement seeking to curb controls by China. | Video

Hong Kong police exit wrecked campus, weekend protests planned

29 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police on Friday withdrew from a university campus trashed by weeks of clashes as pro-democracy activists canvassed social media to promote more protests at the weekend.

China warns U.S. over Hong Kong law as thousands stage 'Thanksgiving' rally

28 Nov 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China warned the United States on Thursday that it would take "firm counter measures" in response to U.S. legislation backing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and said attempts to interfere in the Chinese-ruled city were doomed to fail. | Video

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