Belarus protests: UN human rights chief condemns crackdown

The United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has condemned the violent crackdown by the Belarusian government on protesters after three nights of unrest. Police have arrested more than 6,000 people during the protests that followed Sunday’s disputed presidential election. Lithuania, Latvia and Poland are offering to mediate, but say sanctions may come if that … Read more Belarus protests: UN human rights chief condemns crackdown

Belarus unrest: Over 1,000 detained during protests, EU weighs sanctions

The European Union said its relationship with Belarus was under review, though it declined to comment on whether sanctions would be reimposed on the country. France 24 Gulliver Cragg tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more Belarus unrest: Over 1,000 detained during protests, EU weighs sanctions

Belarus protests erupt for third night in a row

The top opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential election left for Lithuania Tuesday but anti-government demonstrators still turned out for a third straight night to protest the vote results, despite a massive police crackdown that prompted a warning of possible European Union sanctions. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Belarus protests erupt for third night in a row

Andy Tsang: Calling riotous mobs in HK ‘freedom fighters’ reflects Cold War mentality

Former Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) police commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung said in an interview that calling riotous mobs “freedom fighters” and imposing sanctions against the HKSAR for bringing safety to the city with the national security law for the HKSAR smacks of a Cold War mentality that is dangerous for the world. Subscribe … Read more Andy Tsang: Calling riotous mobs in HK ‘freedom fighters’ reflects Cold War mentality

How biting are China’s sanctions on 11 Americans in retaliation?

An eye for an eye. China just sanctioned 11 U.S. officials in retaliation for U.S. sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong SAR officials – how to prevent the tit-for-tat from spiraling out of control? Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more How biting are China’s sanctions on 11 Americans in retaliation?

U.S. sanction on Hong Kong is unreasonable: Edward Yau

The U.S.’ latest move to impose sanctions on officials from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is “unreasonable and barbaric,” says HKSAR Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more U.S. sanction on Hong Kong is unreasonable: Edward Yau

Hong Kong SAR officials’ response to U.S. sanctions

Central government and Hong Kong SAR officials targeted by the U.S. said the “so-called sanctions” are futile. “We will not be intimidated,” they said. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial … Read more Hong Kong SAR officials’ response to U.S. sanctions

Hong Kong lawmaker Holden Chow Ho-ding condemns U.S. sanctions on HK

The latest U.S. sanctions on the Special Administrative Region were “unscrupulous” and “barbarous,” Holden Chow Ho-ding, vice chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said at a rally near the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macao. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more Hong Kong lawmaker Holden Chow Ho-ding condemns U.S. sanctions on HK

Chan: Mainland and Hong Kong officials are protecting national interests

Our reporter Zhu Dan talked with Bernard Chan, a non-official member of the Hong Kong Executive Council. He shared his thoughts on the U.S. sanctions against Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv … Read more Chan: Mainland and Hong Kong officials are protecting national interests

Beijing announces sanctions against 11 Americans

China announced sanctions on 11 U.S. officials Monday in response to U.S. sanctions against officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, said Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian at a daily news briefing. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more Beijing announces sanctions against 11 Americans

China Avoids Top Trump Aides in Hong Kong Retaliatory Sanctions

Aug.10 — China said it will sanction 11 Americans in retaliation for similar measures imposed by the U.S. on Friday, but the list doesn’t include any members of the Trump administration. Those sanctioned include Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton and Pat Toomey. Karen Leigh reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

U.S. Sanctions Hong Kong Chief Lam Over Crackdown

Aug.09 — The U.S. is placing sanctions on 11 Chinese officials and their allies in Hong Kong, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam, over their roles in curtailing political freedoms in the former U.K. colony, the Treasury Department said Friday. Stephen Engle reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.”

Carrie Lam says will cancel her U.S. visa over sanctions

Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (#HKSAR) Carrie Lam on Saturday said she will cancel her U.S. visa after Washington announced sanctions on her among 10 other HKSAR officials. #CarrieLam #HongKong Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv … Read more Carrie Lam says will cancel her U.S. visa over sanctions

Hong Kong vows it won’t be intimidated by U.S. sanctions

The United States on Friday (August 7) imposed sanctions on Luo Huining, the head of China’s Liaison Office, as well as Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and other current and former officials. Washington accused these officials of curtailing political freedoms in the global financial hub. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and … Read more Hong Kong vows it won’t be intimidated by U.S. sanctions