Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kon...

Hong Kong bakery’s mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city's pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese har...

Protests in Europe highlight divide between China, Hong Kong

PARIS, BERLIN, LONDON (CNA) -- Hong Kongers rallied Saturday in Berlin, Paris and London in protest against what they said was police violence in their homeland, while Chinese nationals staged counter...

Hong Kong protester organizer hopes for peace at Sunday rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people streamed into a park in central Hong Kong on Sunday for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese te...

Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally...

Hong Kong teachers’ rally starts another weekend of protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers in Hong Kong marched to the official residence of the city’s leader on Saturday as another weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese terr...

Hong Kong police tear skirt, underwear off female protester, sparking public wrath

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong police tore the skirt and underwear off a young female protester in Tin Shui Wai on Sunday (Aug. 4) at midnight while arresting her, enraging residents who then ...

Chief apologizes over hiring of officer who shot black man

A Louisiana police chief apologized Thursday to his city and to the family of a black man shot and killed by a former police officer in 2016, saying the officer never should have been hired, at the sa...

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown

MOSCOW (AP) — The young woman screamed as her boyfriend lay atop her, absorbing the blows of a helmeted riot policeman. It's one of the indelible images of the violent police respons...

Deploying PLA to Hong Kong would be ‘massive error’: Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deploying the People’s Liberation Army to Hong Kong to put down protests, an option hinted at by the Chinese military, would be a “massive error,” accord...

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s chief executive and an investigation into alleged police violence filled the streets of a northern town on Sunday, addi...

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles

JERUSALEM (AP) — A wave of Ethiopian Israeli artists has burst onto Israel's vibrant hip-hop scene, using the stage to promote their community's struggle against discrimination and police violence. ...

Ethiopian Israeli mothers protest police violence

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of mothers are marching through Tel Aviv in a show of rising anger over a police officer's fatal shooting of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager, which touched off violent pro...

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values

LONDON (AP) — They smashed glass windows, sprayed rude graffiti and defaced Hong Kong's official emblem with black paint. But of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming t...

Hundreds of Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis are protesting across the country against alleged police brutality against the country's Ethiopian community following the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by...