A murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city's authorities squabbled with Taiwan over how to handle a promised voluntary surrender. Michelle Hennessy explains how the day unfolded.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up anti-government protests in the central Kowloon district on Thursday (October 31), as masked demonstrators gatecrashed fancy-dress Halloween festivities in a..
The extradition bill that ignited the city’s crisis was meant to address the case of Chan Tong-kai, who is wanted in Taiwan. He says he will surrender there. NYTimes.com Also reported by •Seattle Times