Thousands rally in Hong Kong over Beijing’s tightening grip

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of Hong Kong people braved sweltering heat on Sunday to protest against Beijing's tightening grip over the city as the former British colony marked the 21st anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. The protestors included ... ( read original story ...)

Police stop protest at Hong Kong handover anniversary event

Police in Hong Kong stopped about 20 pro-democracy protesters from getting near a flag-raising ceremony Sunday marking the anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China. The protesters carried a coffin symbolizing a death of democracy and ... ( read original story ...)