3 Hong Kong pro-democracy icons were sentenced to prison in huge blow to protest movement

3 Hong Kong pro-democracy icons were sentenced to prison in huge blow to protest movement

Three prominent democracy advocates in Hong Kong were sentenced to jail on Wednesday for their role in a protest during massive protests against an extradition bill in the summer of 2019. This is another worrying sign of the erosion of Hong Kong freedoms. Joshua Wong,…

Police arrest more than 150 people at anti-lockdown protest

Police arrest more than 150 people at anti-lockdown protest

Police say more than 150 people have been arrested during anti-lockdown protests in central London. The Metropolitan Police said 155 arrests were made for crimes, including coronavirus violations, assault on a police officer and possession of drugs. In often chaotic scenes, hundreds of protesters, including…

More than 60 arrested at anti-lockdown protest

More than 60 arrested at anti-lockdown protest

Police have arrested more than 60 people during anti-lockdown protests in central London. Hundreds of protesters, including a man dressed as Santa, marched through Westminster shouting “shame on you” and “freedom”, disrupting traffic on Saturday afternoon. The Metropolitan Police said officers had made more than…

Anti-lockdown protest chaos as police arrest 60 demonstrators in London

Anti-lockdown protest chaos as police arrest 60 demonstrators in London

Police have arrested more than 60 people after the London protests. The Metropolitan Police said on Twitter: “Agents have made more than 60 arrests after groups gathered in London today. “These were for a number of different crimes, including violating the restrictions of the coronavirus….

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