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Time named Greta Thunberg as “Person of the Year,” but others believe the recognition should have been given to the Hong Kong protesters.
Shortly after the magazine unveiled the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist on the cover of the special annual issue, many responded in favor of the protesters, who made it to the shortlist alongside President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and The Whistleblower.
Activists in Hong Kong are speaking against the use of an anti-riot sound device that the local authorities have started using against protesters.
The controversial device, which emits a low-frequency “woo-woo” sound, has been called a weapon by critics as it allegedly causes significant harm when used, South China Morning Post reports.
A 70-year-old man succumbed to injuries he sustained in a confrontation between anti-government protesters and residents of a border town on Wednesday.
The man, one of three people critically injured, was struck in the head with a brick during the clash outside the Sheung Shui MTR station in New Territories.
A Hong Kong protester is making the internet rounds after hitting a police officer with a flying kick to save another protester from being arrested.
Local authorities in Hong Kong on Monday charged a 38-year-old woman and an 18-year-old male student with violating a recent ban on wearing masks at rallies.
The first to be prosecuted under the ban, the two protesters were arrested early Saturday shortly after the ban took effect. The ban, which is punishable by up to a year in prison and a fine, was enforced under the government’s use of emergency powers.
High-school student Tsang Chi-kin became the first protester to be shot with live ammunition in Hong Kong since the massive protests began in early June. Here’s what you need to know:1. The 18-year-old was shot in the chest by police during a violent clash on Tuesday.
Clashes reportedly erupted in 13 different locations just as celebrations in Beijing for 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.