Anti-government demonstrators gather in Causeway Bay on Saturday. The protests have gripped Hong Kong since early June. Photo: May Tse

Beijing calls on all Hong Kong institutions to fight ‘violent criminals’ and end protests

  • Top policy office urges government branches including judiciary and all sectors of society to take ending the violence as ‘most pressing task’
  • It also hints that any revival of stalled electoral reform process must be based on a framework that would effectively allow Beijing to screen out candidates
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government demonstrators gather in Causeway Bay on Saturday. The protests have gripped Hong Kong since early June. Photo: May Tse
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Joshua Wong addresses a press conference in Taiwan. Photo: AP

Joshua Wong asks people of Taiwan to show their support for Hong Kong protests

  • Activist calls for demonstrations ahead of China’s National Day in a bid to put more pressure on Beijing
  • Demosisto leader also calls on island’s politicians to implement measures to help Hongkongers who want to flee the city amid tightening crackdown
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Joshua Wong addresses a press conference in Taiwan. Photo: AP
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