"Hong Kongers are fighting for freedom, fighting for democracy, fighting for human rights," a pro-democracy activist said. "These are values that the United States stands for."
The leaderless crowds direct each other via encrypted messaging apps, creating a fluid, adaptable and stubborn mass street protests movement.
The Senate majority leader said the Hong Kong protests are a "pivotal moment" for China, adding that "hopefully they will not go too far."
The Hong Kong chief executive bowed to months of pressure and withdrew the controversial bill on Wednesday.
For two of the students, the protests may alter their plans to return to Hong Kong after graduation. For one, the unrest signals it could be the right time to return home.
Last month, Twitter took down almost 200,000 China-linked accounts that were trying to undermine the protests in Hong Kong.
The school's move comes amid concerns about China's surveillance of its citizens.
Multiple pro-democracy protests are happening across the world on Saturday.
Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested on Friday morning. They were later released on bail.
People's Liberation Army spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said the deployment was routine and that troops would continue their normal duties.
There are special purposes only Hong Kong can serve for Beijing, especially as President Donald Trump's economic iron curtain falls.
Hong Kong police are preparing to face a thirteenth consecutive weekend of protests over China's influence over the former British colony.
20 Cathay employees have been dismissed or forced to resign.
The rewards range from $25,500 to $127,500 and relate to a variety of violent acts of vandalism over recent months.
The photo was taken on Sunday evening, during a clash between police and protesters in the Tsuen Wan area of Hong Kong.
Protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at the police, who responded with tear gas.
China's aviation regulator has been pressuring Cathay Pacific to fire staff who express support for, or have been involved in, the recent anti-Beijing protests.
A clumsy crackdown that evokes Tiananmen Square, President Xi Jinping would have to know, would be a disaster for Beijing.
"It is a bit ironic that something like this would happen to me," he said.
"We must and will ensure 100 percent compliance" with directives from the Chinese government, said the company's new leader.
The protest along the border with China on August 23 to call for freedom is a homage to actions across the Baltic states in 1989.
As China amasses troops on the border, my fear builds for the protesters in Hong Kong fighting state oppression, like we did six years ago.
Congress now has an opportunity to send a strong message to Beijing and preserve the freedom and rights of the people in Hong Kong.
A spokesperson for the Chinese government said Taiwan's offer "helped cover up the criminalities of a small number of violent radicals" and offered them safe haven.
Protesters chanted: "Liberate Hong Kong! Revolution of our time!" despite fears that police could adopt tougher tactics to drive activists off the streets.
China is facing off with what it considered U.S. interference on two fronts—an $8 billion sale of state-of-the-art fighter jets to Taiwan and support for increasingly violent demonstrations in Hong Kong.
"I support Hong Kong Police, you can beat me now," the Disney star reportedly said.
The U.S. president has touted his friendship with the Chinese leader, despite the ongoing trade spat between the countries.
While colleges and universities supported students if they wanted to pull out of the program, the protests have done little to deter students from continuing with their study abroad plans.