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 […]

‘New Berlin’: Guns drawn, shots fired as Hong Kong daily protests enter 9th month

‘New Berlin’: Guns drawn, shots fired as Hong Kong daily protests enter 9th month

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2019 A Chinese state-run media outlet warned the Chinese military could enter Hong Kong “at any time” as the pro-Beijing government in Hong Kong has increased its violent crackdown on pro-democracy activists. Millions of protesters have been in the streets daily for eight months beginning on March 15. Addressing Hong […]

Pence slams NBA, ‘multinational corporations’: U.S. ‘stands with’ Hong Kong protesters

Pence slams NBA, ‘multinational corporations’: U.S. ‘stands with’ Hong Kong protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, October 25, 2019 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned the NBA and Nike for taking the side of the “authoritarian regime” in communist China over the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. In a speech at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 24, Pence said “To the millions in Hong Kong […]

Hong Kong activists burn LeBron James jerseys

Hong Kong activists burn LeBron James jerseys

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2019 Disgusted by his public bow to the communist regime in China, pro-democracy supporters in Hong Kong on Oct. 15 burned jerseys of NBA superstar LeBron James. Responding to the furor over Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters, James said of Morey: “I […]

‘Bones ground to powder,’ Xi warns; Hong Kong protesters don Xi masks

‘Bones ground to powder,’ Xi warns; Hong Kong protesters don Xi masks

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2019 Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping issued a stark warning when it comes to “territorial integrity,” one of the communist state’s “core interests.” “Anyone who attempts to split any region from China will perish, with their bodies smashed and bones ground to powder,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry quoted Xi as […]

Beijing drops hammer on Hong Kong: ‘I can’t sleep and can’t eat, my heart is tired’

Beijing drops hammer on Hong Kong: ‘I can’t sleep and can’t eat, my heart is tired’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 6, 2019 For the first time in 52 years, the Beijing-controlled leader of Hong Kong on Oct. 4 invoked a British colonial-era emergency law which includes a ban on the wearing of masks at protests. The move by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam sparked an immediate backlash from demonstrators who […]