Rappler's latest stories on Hong Kong protest
Some US lawmakers – including Senator Josh Hawley – are trying to pass legislation that would make Hong Kong's special trading status subject to annual reviews of its political situation
On Monday night, October 14, a huge crowd fills Hong Kong's commercial district to show support for a US bill that could dramatically alter Washington's relationship with the trading hub
The statue – a regular feature at protests – makes her final journey to the top of Lion Rock, which is intimately linked to the city's democracy movement
(UPDATED) Rallies erupt in multiple neighborhoods with some protesters blocking roads, spraying graffiti on pro-China businesses, smashing windows, and erecting barricades
With no end in sight to the protests in Hong Kong, Filipinos there are advised to stay vigilant
'The NBA will not put itself in a position of regulating what players, employees and team owners say or will not say on these issue,' says NBA commissioner Adam Silver
Carrie Lam tells reporters that while she believes the city's authorities can cope with the unprecedented troubles, China could be called upon if the situation becomes 'so bad'
'Daryl Morey is supported in terms of his ability to exercise his freedom of expression,' says NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Vans says that they 'have never taken a political position and therefore review designs to ensure they are in line with our company’s long-held values of respect and tolerance, as well as with our clearly communicated guidelines for this competition'
'The government will not rule out the possibility of placing a ban on the internet,' says Ip Kwok-him, a veteran pro-Beijing politician and member of Hong Kong's executive council
The tweet sent out by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has cost the franchise TV exposure and sponsorship in the lucrative Chinese market
The face mask ban does little to halt the chaos or stop huge crowds of masked protesters from hitting the streets in defiance as opponents decried the move as a slide towards authoritarianism.
(UPDATED) Pro-democracy lawmakers fail to get an emergency injunction against the mask ban from Hong Kong's High Court
'We are troubled by the high levels of violence associated with some demonstrations that have been taking place in the past days,' says UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet
Hundreds staged marches and flashmob protests a day after the city's leader outlawed masks at protests, invoking colonial-era emergency powers
Pepe the Frog's embrace by Hong Kongers is the latest bizarre twist in the fate of a cartoon character who went from relative internet obscurity to international notoriety
'We’re proving that Beijing’s power is not invincible or inevitable. We’re demonstrating that failure is not falling down but refusing to stand up,' says Martin Lee, affectionately known as the 'grandfather of Hong Kong democracy'
(UPDATED) MTR maintenance staff must ensure their own safety before carrying out the necessary repairs
It is the first time in 52 years that these emergency powers have been invoked and the only time since the city was returned to China by Britain in 1997
(UPDATED) Carrie Lam is expected to meet her cabinet to decide whether they should enact the Emergency Regulations Ordinance to ban all face coverings
(UPDATED) Police say Tsang Chi-kin, 18, has been charged with rioting and two counts of assaulting officers. The school student faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
(UPDATED) Hundreds of students stage a sit-in at the school of Tsang Chi-kin, 18, who was shot in the chest by a policeman as he and a group of masked protesters assaulted officers with umbrellas and poles
The international finance hub is reeling from the shooting, the first time a demonstrator has been struck with a live round in nearly 4 months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests
(UPDATED) It is the first such shooting in nearly 4 months of increasingly violent protests and threatens to strip the spotlight from China's carefully choreographed birthday party
Hong Kong is on edge as protesters vow to overshadow Beijing's festivities, stepping up nearly 4 months of protests pushing for greater democratic freedoms and police accountability
'Unity is iron and steel. Unity is a source of strength,' says Chinese President Xi Jinping in a speech on Monday, the eve of celebrations
On October 1, Beijing will hold one of the biggest celebrations the world has seen to date. Yet, in Hong Kong, it will be a day to pour oil onto the parade.
The ongoing unrest in Hong Kong threatens to upstage National Day festivities in China as the semi-autonomous city boils with public anger over the erosion of its special freedoms
Similar rallies are being held in more than 40 cities worldwide as part of a global day of action in support of Hong Kong protests
The 'anti-totalitarianism' rally in Causeway Bay is part of a series of protests held around the globe this weekend by Beijing critics
Protesters mark 5 years since the Umbrella movement, the failed pro-democracy campaign launched by Hong Kong citizens, mostly youth, in 2014
Democracy protesters in semi-autonomous Hong Kong are determined to take the shine off the festivities to mark 70 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China
Dan Garrett adds to the growing list of openly critical academics, researchers, politicians, and activists who have been denied entry in recent years
Chief Executive Carrie Lam faces more than two hours of grilling at a public 'dialogue session,' the first time her pro-Beijing administration has sat down with its critics in 16 consecutive weeks of unrest
(UPDATED) Hong Kong police fire tear gas and rubber bullets in the northern town of Sha Tin on Sunday, September 22
Well-known protest leaders accuse the Hong Kong government of using its police force as a tool to 'abuse the public power and to torture the people'
'In an apparent thirst for retaliation, Hong Kong's security forces have engaged in a disturbing pattern of reckless and unlawful tactics against people during the protests,' says Amnesty International
China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang calls for the US to 'stop interfering in Hong Kong's affairs in any form'
Cantopop star Denise Ho and activist Joshua Wong testify before a congressional commission in Washington in support of US legislation aimed at defending Hong Kongers' civil rights
(3rd UPDATE) MTR suspends subway services between two stations on the line. Intercity services to mainland Chinese cities including Guangzhou, Dongguan and Beijing are canceled for the day.
The Hong Kong protests take their toll on families, with the battle on the streets continuing around the dinner table
From laser pen light shows, to flashmob singalongs and human chains, here are some of the inventive methods embraced by Hong Kong protest movement
The clashes end a relative lull in recent days in the intensity of skirmishes between police and protesters
Britain has walked a careful path on the protests, but it has also expressed concerns about the direction Hong Kong has headed
Activists use the night as a way to keep their movement buoyant with no signs of protests abating
Naomi Suen's mooncakes are a contemporary political twist on a gift traditionally given during the annual mid-autumn festival at a time when Hong Kong is convulsing with unprecedented unrest
'Some brand me as a separatist. But just let me make it clear: Hong Kong is asking for election system reform. We just hope to elect our own government. We just hope to elect the chief executive of Hong Kong,' Wong says
Ear-splitting booing all but drowns out 'March of the Volunteers', the anthem the semi-autonomous territory shares with mainland China, at what was Hong Kong's first home game after a summer of upheaval
'Hong Kong affairs are purely China's internal affairs. No foreign government, organization or individual has the right to intervene,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.
A culture has built up around Hong Kong's 'braves' who are hailed by supporters as heroes and reviled by their opponents as nihilists