Protesters braved sweltering heat in Sha Tin, a town between Hong Kong island and the Chinese border, extending demonstrations outward from the heart of the financial.
While the death of a controversial extradition bill is a major win for protestors, it remains to be seen if their other demands—resignations, investigations—are met.
While protest organizers said 230,000 marched in a protest across a harbor from the Asian financial hub’s CBD, police put the number at 56,000.
Fifty-seven years ago today, Ne Win issued a bloody crackdown on Rangoon student protests. The next day, he dynamited the Students’ Union building.
Victim, now 3, identified the suspect on CCTV footage, he says; more rallies planned for weekend as online campaigners express skepticism justice will be served
Group staged a rally calling for peace and justice in a park in the Rakhine State capital following recent deaths of civilians in army custody amid torture allegations.
Four people from Aung Thabyay Village were handed 14-month prison sentences for their part in a cement factory protest in Patheigyi Township, Mandalay Region, on Tuesday.
A tense calm has returned to Hong Kong as police clear debris left in the wake of chaotic clashes between protesters and police and business resumes.
Judge denies bail at first hearing since five of the activists who had been hiding from police turned themselves in.
“Hong Kong matters are purely an internal affair due China,” a foreign affairs minister said. “No foreign country has a right to interfere.”
When a deadline for the scrapping of the bill protesters had set passed on Friday, the protesters, mostly students, again took to the streets by the thousands.
Several hundred Buddhists and monks marched from the Shwedagon to Sule Pagoda, complaining of government oppression and praying for the safety of fugitive monk U Wirathu.
Two villagers arrested; protesters refuse to allow firefighters to enter site after setting fires, but relent after negotiating with police.
About 100 demonstrators gather outside Myanmar Embassy, call for independent probe of possible war crimes over detainee deaths
As many as 10,000 residents of Waimaw Township near Myitkyina demand an end to all dam projects on the Irrawaddy River.