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Hong Kong demonstrators parody Xi Jinping and LeBron James to protest the government's ban on masks

Hong Kong demonstrators went into the streets Friday in masks of President Xi Jinping, LeBron James, and various cartoon characters to protest against government ban on facial gowns. The demonstrations advance to a mass rally planned for Sunday, where opposition leaders are expected to push their demands. The police have refused to approve this march, citing risks to public safety …

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Apple removes Hong Kong protest app after Chinese printing

The app, which shares information about the location of democracy-friendly protests and police activity in Hong Kong, was slammed by China Daily – owned by the Chinese Communist Party – to empower "rioters" in Hong Kong violent acts, and Apple must "think about the consequences of his ill-advised and ruthless decision." The developers of HKmap, however, give no indication that …

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Blizzard employees staged a strike to protest against the banned Pro Hong Kong player

A small group of Activision Blizzard employees left work on Tuesday afternoon to protest a player who expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong during an official livestream. The game publisher behind online multiplayer hits such as World of Warcraft and Overwatch have banned Hong Kong-based pro Hearthstone player Chung Ng Wai from the game's lucrative pro-league for one …

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Hong Kong: The ban on face masks calls thousands to protest

Image Rights AFP / Getty Caption Some demonstrators devastated corporations, blocking roads and putting fire on fire while police fired tear gas Thousands have joined unplanned protests in Hong Kong after the Midnight government (16:00 GMT) announced a face mask ban. Chief executive Carrie Lam relied on a colonial emergency law to suppress months of unrest against the government. The …

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Hong Kong protest: City roles of "one of its most violent days"

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title The footage shows the police firing a bullet close up. The 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China was "one of Hong Kong's most violent and chaotic days," said the city's police chief. An 18-year-old protester was shot in the chest with a sharp bullet – one of six …

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Hong Kong riot police after violent clashes try to stem the protest at the airport

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong riot police stationed Sunday at Central Station to prevent a new anti-government protest against air travel after a night of violent street collision in China-ruled territory. Protesters have previously targeted the airport, occupied the arrival hall, blocked access roads, laid street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung, and destroyed the subway station. …

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