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Protest in Hong Kong over activist's election ban

Ban a sign that Beijing is tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous city

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"Even though we are under pressure and are suppressed, we still insist on human rights and freedoms," says Agnes Chow, standing in front of her portrait at a rally after she was banned from running in a by-election.

Hong Kong 

PROTESTERS in Hong Kong gathered outside the government's headquarters on Sunday evening after a leading pro-democracy activist was barred from standing as a candidate in upcoming elections.

The ban on 21-year-old Agnes Chow, who was at the forefront of mass 2014...

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