Hong Kong

Occupy Central Founders Surrender as Student Activists Begin Hunger Strike

The three founders of the Occupy Central protest movement in Hong Kong released a statement on Tuesday announcing their intention to surrender by turning themselves over to police. The movement’s founders’ decision to surrender follows a particularly violent clash on Sunday evening during which police beat and arrested scores of activists protesting outside of a government building.

Authorities Detain at Least 93 for Supporting Hong Kong Protests

As world leaders gather in Beijing for the APEC Summit, the Communist Party continues its crackdown against activists voicing support for the protests in Hong Kong. Since the Hong Kong protests began on September 26, Chinese authorities on the Mainland have detained at least 93 people for supporting the protests, at least 76 of whom remain in custody.