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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    'Waves of struggle' will lead up to Occupy Central sit-in

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com 'Waves of struggle' will lead up to Central sit-in The Occupy Central movement will plan "wave after wave of struggle" culminating ... the door [on giving Hong Kong genuine democracy], we will start planning wave after wave of struggle, that at its climax will be an all-out blockade of Central." Occupy co-organiser Dr Chan ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Scholarism encouraging students to take part in one-day classroom boycott

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... boycott of classes. But many pupils- although supportive of both the boycott and Occupy Central as a way of fighting for full democracy- doubted the effectiveness of the action and indicated ... 16, said he felt it would not change the central government's stance on control of candidate nomination for the 2017 chief executive election. He believed a better course would ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - chief executive election 2017

    Hong Kong pan-dems, Occupy organisers vow 'long fight' as Beijing rules out open 2017 election

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 03:52pm by Peter So, JEFFIE LAM, Adrian Wan, Ernest Kao

    ... the press with members of other pan-democratic groups such as the Alliance for True Democracy and the Federation of Students. Occupy Central would next mobilise a long-term campaign fighting ... for the chief executive election. Pro-democracy camp lawmakers have vowed to veto a proposal that fails to give voters a genuine choice on candidates, and the Occupy Central campaigners said they would ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Occupy Central issue putting police impartiality under threat

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Hari Kumar

    ... and violence. Until recently, the Hong Kong Police Force was seen as apolitical too. But the brouhaha that has been going on between the Occupy Central movement and their equally vehement opponents ... of the Occupy Central issue. This is alarming. Different groups staging rallies for and against police is not unusual. But when police officers openly join the debate on a political issue, they run ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Police pepper spray Hong Kong activists at electoral reform talk as students plan rally

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 12:29pm by Phila Siu and Timmy Sung

    ... … [Beijing] can either crack down on us or change its proposal to give us real democracy,” he said. Watch: Occupy Central leaders promise civil disobedience campaign in Hong Kong Chow accepted ... in the Legislative Council. But all 27 pan-democrats yesterday said they would vote against any plan based on Beijing’s framework. Occupy Central leaders said they would begin a series of protests ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... activists People planning to join Occupy Central “should not underestimate” the legal consequences, says a human rights lawyer who expressed concern about a new trend of magistrates imposing heavier ... have lowered sentences on various grounds. Organisers of the pro-democracy Occupy movement hope to rally some 10,000 people to camp out on the streets in Central if the government’s plan ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    LIVE: Beijing officials explain controversial NPC decision on 2017 reform

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:57am

    ... to the NPC's report has been mixed today. Former chief secretary Anson Chan has called on Hongkongers to reject Beijing's electoral framework- although said she would not join the Occupy Central ... at the NPC Standing Committee meeting last week. On Occupy he says: "Standing committee members are highly concerned about Occupy Central. If we give in because some people engaged in illegal ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Pan-democratic lawmakers in joint pledge to kill election reform plan backed by Beijing

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 08:20pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... rolled out by Beijing on Sunday.  Key organisers of Occupy Central, which vows to rally 10,000 people to block the main roads in the business hub of Hong Kong if the government fails to offer ... proposal put forward by different parties attempting to bridge the rift. Occupy Central and other civil rights groups have said they are more than ready to beef up their political struggles. “Today ...

  9. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Fight against universal suffrage is all about money

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by Peter Guy

    ... Kong's worst nightmare is not the relatively mild civil disobedience of Occupy and inconvenient protests in Central. It is Beijing's implicit sanction of our tycoons and their cartels. Even ... Peter Guy HK's worst nightmare is not the relatively mild civil disobedience of Occupy, but Beijing's implicit sanction of our tycoons and their cartels It's all about money ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Huge police presence for Sunday rally after NPC decision on 2017 poll

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Clifford Lo and Joyce Ng

    ... for Occupy protest About a quarter of the city's 28,000 police officers will be deployed on Sunday when some 1,000 Occupy Central protesters are expected to gather outside the government ... according to a police source. Occupy Central plans to hold a rally at Tamar Park, outside the central government offices, from 7pm to 9pm on Sunday- hours after the Standing Committee ...




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