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Another death from Hong Kong protests

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/15/19, 12:15 pm

Student protesters are abandoning a barricade they set up earlier this week at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Many of the protesters departed Friday for unknown reasons. They continued to demand that the government hold local elections on Nov. 24. Meanwhile, police are investigating the death of a 70-year-old man who was hit on the head with a brick on Thursday night while he filmed clashes between protesters and workers trying to clear the street. In London, the Chinese Embassy said activists pushed Hong Kong Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng to the ground, injuring her hand.

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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 Tuesday night 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. This week 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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Hong Kong protests extend to campuses

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/13/19, 11:14 am

Violence in Hong Kong has sparked an exodus of students. The Technical University of Denmark called home 36 students who had to leave their dormitories for security reasons. Anti-government protests have extended to schools across the territory since Tuesday night. Several Norwegian students moved from Hong Kong Baptist University to a hotel on Wednesday for safety, and many from mainland China fled to the border city of Shenzhen.

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