Hong Kong

Clashes erupted at the Chinese University of Hong Kong - BBC News

KONFRONTASI -   Hong Kong's rule of law has been pushed to the "brink of total collapse" after more than five months of protests, police have warned. The warning came a day after the territory saw a marked escalation in violence, with police shooting one activist in the torso. A pro-Beijing supporter was later set on fire by anti-government protesters. Protesters continued to clash with police on Tuesday in the central business district and at universities.

Three critically injured in Hong Kong’s weekend of violence amid calls in China for ‘tougher’ stance

KONFRONTASI - Officials in Hong Kong say three people have been left critically injured during yet another weekend of violent clashes between protesters and police, which prompted calls in mainland China for a “tougher” stance to end months of chaos in the Asian financial hub.

The anti-government protests that hit Hong Kong’s streets for the 22nd consecutive weekend wounded a total of 30 people, out of whom three people were in critical condition and two others in serious condition, according to Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority.

Partai Komunis China Keluarkan Pernyataan Tegas soal Situasi di Hong Kong

Konfrontasi - China tidak akan menoleransi upaya mengubah prinsip "satu negara, dua sistem" yang berlaku di Hong Kong. Pernyataan itu terlontar dalam diskusi panel Partai Komunis China, Kamis (31/10/2019).

Ketua Komisi Hukum Dasar Shen Chunyao mengatakan, Beijing akan menghentikan segala upaya penyusupan oleh kekuatan asing ke Hong Kong.

Partai Komunis juga menegaskan bahwa pemerintah memprioritaskan stabilitas serta keamanan nasional dalam menghadapi kerusuhan di Hong Kong.

Hong Kong protesters target party district on potentially hazardous Halloween

KONFRONTASI- Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, many of whom still wear now-banned face-masks, plan to combine with fancy-dress clubbers on Thursday in the party district of Lan Kwai Fong on a potentially dangerous and rowdy Halloween.

The protesters say they will march, without police permission, from a park in the Causeway Bay shopping district through the heaving bar streets of Wan Chai to the steep, narrow foothills of the Peak above Central.

Hong Kong Terus Bergolak, Ekonomi Dalam Negeri Terancam Resesi

KONFRONTASI -   Perekonomian Hong Kong sudah jatuh ke dalam resesi, terpukul oleh unjuk rasa anti-pemerintah yang sudah berlangsung selama lima bulan.

Reuters, seperti dikutip dari VOA, melaporkan, Menteri Keuangan Hong Kong Paul Chan memastikan kota itu tidak akan mencapai pertumbuhan pada tahun ini.

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters rally for Catalan independence

KONFRONTASI-Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters, some waving Catalan flags and banners urging “a fight for freedom together”, rallied in support of a separate Catalonia on Thursday, broaching an issue that is anathema to Hong Kong’s rulers in Beijing.

In Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations, millions have taken to the streets in sometimes violent clashes over what they see as China’s tightening grip. Most protesters in the former British colony want greater democracy, among other demands, although a small minority is calling for independence.

China Tuding Kekuatan Asing Tunggangi Demonstrasi di Hong Kong

KONFRONTASI-Menteri Luar Negeri China Wang Yi mengecam kekerasan yang dilakukan para demonstran di Hong Kong. Menurutnya, para demonstran tersebut telah didorong oleh kekuatan asing.

"Apa yang terjadi di Hong Kong saat ini sama sekali bukan protes damai," ujar Wang dalam seperti dilansir kantor berita AFP, Selasa (22/10/2019) dalam wawancara dengan AFP di Paris, Prancis.

Pemimpin Hong Kong Dukung Polisi Gunakan Kekuatan untuk Hadapi Demonstran

KONFRONTASI-Pemimpin Hong Kong Carrie Lam menyuarakan sikapnya pada Sabtu dengan mendukung penggunaan kekuatan oleh polisi menjelang pawai besar anti-pemerintah yang direncanakan akhir pekan ini di kota yang diperintah China.

Setelah sepekan suasana relatif tenang, pawai pada Ahad diperkirakan menguji kekuatan gerakan pro-demokrasi di Hong Kong, yang sudah dilanda protes-protes selama beberapa bulan. Para penyelenggara kampanye bertekad akan terus melanjutkan aksi mereka kendati polisi menyatakan aksi itu ilegal.

US House passes bills targeting China over Hong Kong, Huawei

KONFRONTASI - The US House of Representatives has passed four pieces of legislation, one targeting China and three pertaining to Hong Kong which has seen widespread unrest in recent months.

All the four measures passed by unanimous voice vote on Tuesday as both Democrat and Republican members of Congress said they planned to take an aggressive stand on China and show support for Hong Kong.

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