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12 US states and 7 countries that have barred protesters from wearing masks

Hong Kong is not the first place to bar protesters from wearing masks. Here are some other countries where it's illegal for protesters to wear masks.

Police battle protesters as they set streets ablaze in central Hong Kong

Petrol bombs, a smashed taxi, violent attacks - here's what happened in Hong Kong's protests over the weekend.
Left: Greta Thunberg sits outside the Swedish parliament building in order to raises awareness for climate change on August 28, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. Right: eople protest during a Climate Strike march in San Francisco, California, September 20, 2019.

2 striking photos taken just over a year apart show how Greta Thunberg’s climate strike inspired millions

One year and one month ago, Greta Thunberg began her lonely climate change demonstrations at Swedish parliament. On Friday she was joined by millions.

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters are waving American flags and asking Donald Trump for help

"President Trump, please liberate Hong Kong," one of theirs banners read.
Kashmiri men shout slogans during clashes with Indian security forces, after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019.

India’s blackout and extreme crackdown in Kashmir could ignite a violent uprising

An extreme crackdown in has kept Kashmiri citizens under virtual house arrest and without a lifeline to the outside world for nearly a month.

How Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests went from peaceful demonstrations to tear-gas-filled clashes in 3 months

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have brought violence to the city in the form of near-weekly clashes between police and activists.
Protesters use umbrellas to shield themselves as people damage smart lamppost in Ngau Tau Kok in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019.

Hong Kong protesters destroyed ‘smart’ lampposts because they fear China is spying on them

During a weekend of volatile protests in Hong Kong, activists damaged the city's "smart" lampposts out of fear of their surveillance cameras.

Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot after being chased by protesters

A weekend of violent clashes between protestors and police in Tsuen Wan and Kwun Tong ended with drawn guns amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Demonstrators are surrounded by tear gas during a protest in Tsuen Wan, in Hong Kong, on August 25, 2019.

Striking photos show how this weekend’s Hong Kong protests escalated into violence with makeshift weapons, water cannons, and tear gas

The most recent marches in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests turned into chaotic clashes, nearly three months after protests originally started.
Protesters standoff with police during a clash in a cloud of tear gas in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police deployed water cannons for the first time after protests over surveillance turned violent

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests broke a nearly two-week peaceful streak between police and protestors in a fight of tear gas and makeshift weaponry.