Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: Hong Kong protests

Committee to Protect Journalists denounces Hong Kong arrests of pro-democracy activists

Since June 2019, more than 7,000 demonstrators have been arrested in Hong Kong for protesting against government suppression and a concerning lack of police accountability.

200 artists work in shifts for liberty in the Hong Kong...

The art functions to inspire, unify and empower, and often uses humor to offer light relief to the exhausted, sometimes shaken, but fiercely resolute students.

Sanctimonious US senators condemn Hong Kong police ignoring far more brutal...

“I salute the Hong Kong students for their passion and courage in demanding democratic rights and freedoms in their city.”

Student protesters are walking a tightrope in Hong Kong

The whole world is watching Hong Kong.

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As legal challenges threaten President Biden’s student debt relief efforts, the administration pauses payments for millions, sparking reactions from advocates and opponents alike.

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A new front emerges in the Middle East as Israeli airstrikes target Yemen’s Hodeidah port following Houthi drone attacks on Tel Aviv, raising concerns of a broader regional conflict.

Who’s a bigger threat to democracy—immigrants, or billionaires?

Don’t be distracted by the anti-immigrant rhetoric this election. The real impact on democracy comes from moneyed elites.