Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong attends a rally against police brutality in Hong Kong on July 28. Photo: EPA-EFE

US calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’ for ‘harassing’ American diplomat over Hong Kong meeting with Joshua Wong

  • State Department accuses Chinese government of ‘leaking’ official’s personal details, including photograph and names of children
  • China has demanded that US diplomats ‘stop interfering’ in city’s affairs after reported meeting with local democracy activists
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong attends a rally against police brutality in Hong Kong on July 28. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Protesters seen through blazing rubbish bins in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: EPA

US issues Hong Kong travel warning as airport protest planned

  • On Thursday, the US State Department warned citizens to ‘exercise increased caution’, upgrading its previous advice
  • It comes after countries including Australia, Britain, Ireland, Singapore and Japan issued heightened travel warnings
Topic |   United States

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Protesters seen through blazing rubbish bins in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: EPA
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