Rappler's latest stories on Hong Kong protests 2019
The legislation 'brazenly interferes in China's internal affairs,' says China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Undoubtedly, police are stretched and protester numbers on the frontline are smaller. But the demonstrations are at a stage that gives you a shudder.
Resistance continues in this part of the city despite the arrest of some protesters
Protesters pushed the police back from different angles, with a barrage of Molotov cocktails and projectiles as their weapons
The Department of Foreign Affairs assures the public that Filipinos 'remain safe and largely unaffected' by the Hong Kong protests
'We are troubled by the high levels of violence associated with some demonstrations that have been taking place in the past days,' says UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet
'We’re proving that Beijing’s power is not invincible or inevitable. We’re demonstrating that failure is not falling down but refusing to stand up,' says Martin Lee, affectionately known as the 'grandfather of Hong Kong democracy'
(UPDATED) It is the first such shooting in nearly 4 months of increasingly violent protests and threatens to strip the spotlight from China's carefully choreographed birthday party
'In an apparent thirst for retaliation, Hong Kong's security forces have engaged in a disturbing pattern of reckless and unlawful tactics against people during the protests,' says Amnesty International
China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang calls for the US to 'stop interfering in Hong Kong's affairs in any form'
Cantopop star Denise Ho and activist Joshua Wong testify before a congressional commission in Washington in support of US legislation aimed at defending Hong Kongers' civil rights
The clashes end a relative lull in recent days in the intensity of skirmishes between police and protesters
Britain has walked a careful path on the protests, but it has also expressed concerns about the direction Hong Kong has headed
Activists use the night as a way to keep their movement buoyant with no signs of protests abating
'Hong Kong affairs are purely China's internal affairs. No foreign government, organization or individual has the right to intervene,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.
Online messaging forums used by the largely leaderless movement have called for protesters to 'stress test' the airport on Saturday afternoon, September 7
'In the current situation everything must be done to avoid violence.... And the solutions can only be found in a political process – meaning through dialogue,' says German Chancellor Angela Merkel
In a statement on Friday, September 6, Fitch announces it is downgrading the city as an issuer of long-term foreign currency debt from an AA+ rating to AA with a negative outlook
Here's a summary of the still simmering Hong Kong protest movement
Slosar's departure ends a nearly four-decade career with Swire and Cathay and caps a tumultuous month of sudden management changes at the airline as it tries to claw its way out of Beijing's bad books
Chief Executive Carrie Lam is speaking after Reuters news agency released an audio recording of her telling business leaders last week that she wanted to step down and take responsibility for the unrest
(3rd UPDATE) Police have previously said the water cannon vehicles would only be used in the event of a 'large-scale public disturbance'
Student leaders representing most of the city's major universities say students will miss lectures between September 2 – the planned start of the new term – and September 13
(UPDATED) Some protesters put on hard hats and gas masks, while others spray fire extinguishers and pour detergent, beer, and oil on the concourse to impede entry by the police who have massed outside
(3rd UPDATE) The tech giants announce they had suspended nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to the campaign. Twitter says it shut down about 200,000 more before they could inflict any damage.
Beijing is sending increasingly ominous signals that the unrest must end, with state-run media showing videos of security forces gathering across the Hong Kong border
'We have zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviour that affects the safe operation of our flights and the service experience we provide to our customers,' says Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg
The rallies come after Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she would grant no concessions to demonstrators
Hundreds of lawyers dressed in black march under the scorching sun from the city's highest court to the justice secretary's office
(UPDATED) Thousands march through two separate districts on Sunday, August 4. The city will also gear up for another strike on Monday, August 5.
China's People's Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong releases a video showing tanks, helicopters, rocket launchers, and heavily armed troops in an 'anti-riot' drill
Multiple open letters have been signed by hundreds of anonymous Hong Kong civil servants in the past week condemning the administration of city leader Carrie Lam and the police
Article 14 of Hong Kong's garrison law says the city's authorities may ask, 'when necessary', the central government for assistance from the garrison 'in the maintenance of public order and in disaster relief'
The savage beating of the Hong Kong protesters by a mob of suspected gangsters on Sunday deepens fears about the use of shadowy hired muscle to defend China's interests
Men in white shirts are filmed leaving the scene in cars with Chinese mainland number plates
A banner flying from a bridge next to the wall of parliament throughout the occupation of 2014 quotes John Lennon's song 'Imagine': 'You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one'
Thousands of people join in what was dubbed a 'gray hair march' – billed as a way to show the city's pro-Beijing leadership that plenty of its older and more reliably conservative citizens still support younger demonstrators
For the hundreds of thousands of Chinese mainlanders who make the city their home, the Hong Kong democracy movement sparks mixed emotions
'It's vital that Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy and the rights and freedoms set down in the Sino-British joint declaration are respected,' says
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt also suspends export licenses for crowd control equipment of Hong Kong police force
Anger has punctuated much of the historic rallies roiling Hong Kong in the last two weeks, but humor has never been far away
Banks listed on Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index take a hit, with some announcing the closure of branches near protest areas