ARTICLES

a-
a+

Beijing onon WednesdayWednesday slammedslammed "terrorist-like" attacksattacks onon itsits citizenscitizens byby pro-democracy protestersprotesters inin Hong Kong duringduring aa secondsecond dayday ofof chaoschaos atat thethe city'scity's airport,airport, asas thethe UnitedUnited StatesStates expressedexpressed concernconcern overover apparentapparent ChineseChinese trooptroop movementsmovements atat thethe border.border.

TheThe rallies,rallies, whichwhich hadhad paralysedparalysed oneone ofof thethe world'sworld's busiestbusiest traveltravel hubs,hubs, endedended withwith uglyugly clashesclashes onon TuesdayTuesday nightnight thatthat includedincluded protestersprotesters beatingbeating twotwo men.men.

TheThe ChineseChinese governmentgovernment immediatelyimmediately seizedseized onon thethe attacksattacks toto intensifyintensify itsits drumbeatdrumbeat ofof angeranger andand intimidation againstagainst thethe protesters,protesters, whowho havehave stagedstaged 10 weeksweeks ofof relentlessrelentless ralliesrallies toto demanddemand greatergreater freedomsfreedoms inin thethe semi-autonomous city.city.

[...]

FULL CONTENT FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY


politics society economy sciences sports health environment culture