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Prayers for PolyU

Hong Kong | During a recent police siege of a Hong Kong university, some community members offered spiritual intercession
by Joyce Wu
Posted 12/06/19, 02:31 pm

On Nov. 17, police surrounded the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hung Hom and launched one of the fiercest confrontations with protesters since Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations began in June. Protesters’ Molotov cocktails, bricks, and bows and arrows went up against police officers’ tear gas, rubber bullets, and sponge grenades.

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Cries for vengeance, prayers for justice

Democracy | Hong Kong demonstrations have intensified following the death of a 22-year-old protester
by June Cheng & Joyce Wu
Posted 11/14/19, 05:46 pm

Fires blazed through a thick fog of tear gas on Nov. 12 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), where students dressed in black clashed with riot police and tried to regain control of a bridge on campus. In mid-November the Hong Kong protests entered university campuses and the city’s financial hub following the death of a protester who fell from a parking garage.

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Pro-Beijing candidate wins Hong Kong election

International | Protesters demand more autonomy as China tightens grip on former British colony
by Joyce Wu & June Cheng
Posted 3/27/17, 11:40 am

HONG KONG—Pro-Beijing candidate Carrie Lam won election to Hong Kong’s top leadership post Sunday, a sign of China’s continued encroachment on the former British colony. While Lam’s ties to Beijing make her unpopular with democratic activists, it was her method of election that generated protests over the weekend.

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