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Martin Lee was among 15 prominent democracy activists accused last year of participating in a historic, but unauthorised, march on Aug. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)(AP)

Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee found guilty for attending 2019 protest

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 01:20 PM IST
  • The court case is the latest in a series of major setbacks in recent weeks for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp.
The bank is complying with its legal obligations and is "not in a position to judge the motives" of Hong Kong police, chief executive Noel Quinn said on Tuesday(Reuters)
The bank is complying with its legal obligations and is "not in a position to judge the motives" of Hong Kong police, chief executive Noel Quinn said on Tuesday(Reuters)

HSBC 'aiding crackdown on democracy' in Hong Kong, British lawmakers say

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:41 PM IST
  • Founded in Hong Kong but headquartered in Britain, HSBC has historically tried to remain politically neutral. Recently however it has shown support for Beijing, most notably last June when its top executive in Asia signed a petition backing China’s imposition of a national security law on Hong Kong.
Demonstrators wear post-it notes as part of the "Lennon Wall" movement during a protest against the recent violence in Yuen Long, at Hong Kong airport, China July 26, 2019.(REUTERS)
Demonstrators wear post-it notes as part of the "Lennon Wall" movement during a protest against the recent violence in Yuen Long, at Hong Kong airport, China July 26, 2019.(REUTERS)

Hong Kong protesters rally at airport to ‘educate’ visitors

Hong Kong | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 06:04 PM IST
The rally is the latest bid to keep pressure on Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leaders after seven weeks of largely peaceful mass demonstrations followed by violent clashes, an unprecedented challenge to Beijing’s authority since the city’s 1997 handover.
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