It's likely this will worsen already fraught relations between Washington and Beijing
Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam said on Mondat that she will "listen to the opinions of members of the public humbly and seriously reflect", after pro-democracy achieved a landslide victory in the District Council elections.
Voters sent a clear signal of support for the anti-government protests that have rocked the territory for more than five months.
Protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university on Wednesday tried to flee through the sewers but firemen prevented further escape bids by blocking a manhole into the system.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that around 100 protesters remain in the Polytechnic University campus.
Pro-democracy protestors are focusing their fight on a university campus in the Chinese territory’s central Kowloon district.
A city spokesman said it was a “voluntary community activity” by the People's Liberation Army, adding that the city government did not request assistance from the PLA, which has stayed confined to its garrison during six months of protests.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon remained blocked by an unconditional group of at least 100 students and other militant protesters on Saturday, while most of the remaining nine major universities in the city were no longer occupied, except for a handful of people.
Police in the UK are investigating reports that Hong Kong's justice secretary Teresa Cheng was injured in an alleged assault incident in London.
Protesters threw petrol bombs at police after a weekend of clashes across the Chinese-ruled territory, marking a dramatic escalation in more than five months of often violent pro-democracy unrest.
An unidentified demonstrator was undergoing surgery in critical condition in Chan Wai district, the hospital told NBC News.
Police clashed with protesters in Hong Kong as pro-democracy supporters took to the streets for the 24th consecutive weekend
Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for "martyrs" on Saturday (November 9) after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fueling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.
Chow Tsz-lok, who studied at the University of Science and Technology (UST), fell on Monday from the third to the second floor of a parking lot.
Demonstrators defied a ban on protest by the authorities in the territory.
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Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters, some waving Catalan flags and banners urging to "fight for freedom together", rallied in support of a separate Catalonia, broaching an issue that is anathema to Hong Kong's Communist Party leaders in Beijing.
The protesters called for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters throwing petrol bombs on Sunday (October 20) as thousands staged an illegal march through the Kowloon district that will test the strength of the pro-democracy campaign after four months of unrest.
"Tsunami Democratic comes from the Catalan tradition of nonviolent resistance but, obviously, we have learned from other similar movements," the organizers of the protests at Barcelona airport told Euronews.
Hong Kong wants its freedom, and I understand this goal. But I hope protesters do not mimic the behavior of the people they are fighting against.
A delegation of the leadership of protesters in Hong Kong are pressureing European leaders for support in Brussels.
They're trying to raise awareness about the police brutality during the ongoing demonstrations.
Apple removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements.
The Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper lashed out at the company over an app that tracks the movement of the police.
Riot police cleared the streets of central Hong Kong of black-clad protesters and makeshift barriers in another night of rage on Monday
Police fired tear gas and baton-charged the crowds, while some demonstrators threw bricks and petrol bombs at police