The demonstrations seemingly began with a single spark. In Chile it was a hike in metro fares. In Lebanon it was a tax on WhatsApp calls. In Hong Kong it was a proposed extradition bill. Iran News qoutes the story about global protests told by CNN. Now those flickers have ignited wider protest movements, lifting the lid on deeper inequalities, […]
Iran News covers the report of CNN about Hong Kong protesters. Arrests made throughout Hong Kong Police are making arrests across the city, adding to the hundreds of people who have already been arrested (and largely released on bail) since the protests began three months ago. The authorities have been increasing the amount of arrests […]
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will hold her first talks with the public on Thursday in a bid to resolve a political crisis that has fueled nearly four months of sometimes violent protests and plunged the Chinese-run city into chaos.
Hong Kong’s home game against Iran in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers will reportedly go ahead as scheduled on Tuesday.
Hong Kong police have banned a mass pro-democracy rally from going ahead on Saturday over public safety concerns, organizers said, after last weekend saw some of the worst violence in three months of political unrest in the financial hub.
Chinese paramilitary forces conducted exercises across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, raising fears that Beijing may be preparing to act against mass demonstrations in the Asian financial hub it has described as “near terrorism”.
Hong Kong student groups were preparing to mobilize support for another major demonstration, a union leader said, as a Thursday deadline approached for the pro-Beijing government to respond to demands of protesters who have shaken the city with massive rallies.
Thousands of protesters readied in Hong Kong on Thursday for more potential clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators.
The trade of non-oil goods between Iran and Hong Kong reached 94,242 tons worth $344.08 million during the last fiscal year (ended March 20), according to the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
Arsalan Ghashghaei and Mohammad Reza Rahmanifar won two gold medals at the Asian Youth Athletics Championships in Hong Kong on Sunday.