An informal but widespread boycott by students, shopkeepers, and public and private sector workers is in effect to protest India's lockdown after it scrapped the disputed region's limited autonomy angering locals and neighbouring Pakistan.
The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as anti-Beijing protesters gathered there following a day of violent clashes with police.
In the first hearing, an investigator said Sudan's deposed president Omar al Bashir had admitted to receiving at least $90 million in cash from Saudi royals in recent years.
The biggest rally is expected to take place on Sunday on the main island.
China's ambassador to the United Kingdom said Beijing would use its power to quell Hong Kong protests if the situation deteriorates further.
The movement's protests blocked routes in different cities of the UK bringing boats with the slogan "Act Now" to raise awareness on climate change.
Millions have thronged the streets in the past three weeks to demand the bill, which would allow criminal suspects to be sent to the mainland for trial in courts controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, be scrapped.
Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters.
The protestors are worried but also hopeful for their future as they band together and support each other while camped outside the Defence Ministry.
Three protest leaders were given 16 months, one of them suspended for two years, two received eights months in prison and two were given suspended eight-month sentences on charges of public nuisance offenses.
In a summary of his judgement, Justice Johnny Chan noted that while the concept of civil disobedience is "recognised in Hong Kong", it wasn't a defence to a criminal charge.
Violence has marked the weekend protests that started against fuel taxes and grew into a mass movement against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business policies.
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