China admits: Main problem is Hong Kong’s fierce opposition to CCP

China admits: Main problem is Hong Kong’s fierce opposition to CCP

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2020 The “main problem” the regime of supreme leader Xi Jinping has with Hong Kong are pro-democracy forces opposed to Chinese Communist Party (CCP) rule, a top official confirmed. “I think that Hong Kong’s main problem isn’t an economic problem,” said Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Chinese government’s Hong […]

President Trump could sanction Xi Jinping over ending Hong Kong’s autonomy

President Trump could sanction Xi Jinping over ending Hong Kong’s autonomy

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2020 The Trump administration is expected to slap new sanctions on Chinese officials over the communist government’s move to end Hong Kong’s autonomy. The list of officials to be sanctioned could include Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping, John Gizzi reported for Newsmax on May 24, citing Trump administration sources. On […]

Gen. Spalding: ‘Hong Kongers understand freedom’s worth; Do we?’

Gen. Spalding: ‘Hong Kongers understand freedom’s worth; Do we?’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2020 As Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators flood the streets to protest communist China’s new security law for the city, the usual chants of “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times,” could be heard. But, a new chant also emerged: “Heaven Eradicate the Chinese Communist Party.” Amid the coronavirus crisis, pro-democracy […]

‘Death knell’: Xi Jinping lowers boom on Hong Kong in wake of coronavirus crisis

‘Death knell’: Xi Jinping lowers boom on Hong Kong in wake of coronavirus crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2020 Police fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators who gathered on Sunday to protest China’s new security law which bans what the communist regime terms “treason, secession, sedition [and] subversion” in Hong Kong. As the demonstrators and police were facing off, Chinese Foreign […]

Hong Kong raids: Suppressing dissent seen as CCP’s top priority

Hong Kong raids: Suppressing dissent seen as CCP’s top priority

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2020 In a series raids on April 18, Hong Kong police arrested 15 pro-democracy activists in what reports said was the biggest crackdown on the city’s pro-democracy movement since the outbreak of mass protests last year. Among those detained on charges of illegal assembly were Democratic Party founder Martin Lee, […]

Hong Kong independence leader Andy Chan nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Hong Kong independence leader Andy Chan nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2020 One of the young leaders “at the forefront” of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong has been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Andy Chan Ho-Tin, 29, an outspoken voice in the movement who has been hounded and persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party’s puppets in Hong Kong […]

‘Enthusiasm gap’: Hong Kong demonstrators notice silence of the U.S. Left

‘Enthusiasm gap’: Hong Kong demonstrators notice silence of the U.S. Left

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2019 While conservatives such as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio are championing pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, American leftists have mostly remained silent as communist China brutally cracks down on Hong Kong demonstrators. Although backing the pro-democracy effort has been a readily bipartisan issue, “for some leftists, criticizing America matters more […]

Hong Kong protesters ‘thankful’ to President Trump

Hong Kong protesters ‘thankful’ to President Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2019 Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, many draped in American flags and singing the Star Spangled Banner, held a Thanksgiving rally to convey their appreciation to U.S. President Donald Trump for signing two bills supporting their cause. “The rationale for us having this rally is to show our gratitude and […]

Hong Kong voters smash China, endorse protesters; 71 percent turnout

Hong Kong voters smash China, endorse protesters; 71 percent turnout

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2019 Voters in Hong Kong on Nov. 24 overwhelmingly chose pro-democracy candidates over their pro-communist China foes. “The people of Hong Kong have spoken – if you abandon Hong Kongers and our struggle for democracy, we will abandon you in the ballot box,” the Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC), an […]

Beijing alarmed at extreme youthfulness of Hong Kong protesters

Beijing alarmed at extreme youthfulness of Hong Kong protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2019 Police records indicate that over one third of all pro-democracy activists arrested in the current Hong Kong demonstrations were born after China reclaimed Hong Kong from Great Britain in 1997. Of the 4,000 protesters who have been arrested, more than a third are age 20 and younger, according to […]

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