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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Hundreds join anti-Thatcher 'party' in London's Trafalgar Square

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 09:54am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... from the hit musical The Wizard of Oz , Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead , has become a rallying cry for anti-Thatcher sentiment since her death and has shot up the singles charts this week. “I came ... or the disabled,” Holmwood told news agency AFP. Elsewhere on Saturday, some fans of Liverpool football club held up anti-Thatcher banners at a Premier League match reading “We’re gonna have a party” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1214343/hundreds-join-anti-thatcher-party-londons-trafalgar-square
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protesters plan to turn their backs on Thatcher funeral

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London London police are bracing for protests at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday, with opponents vowing to pelt her coffin with eggs, coal or milk ... know the hypocrisy of a state-funded funeral for the person who influenced 30 years of cuts to state funding of welfare,” the protest’s Facebook page reads. “If taxpayers are funding her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1216246/protesters-plan-turn-their-backs-thatcher-funeral
  3. News - World - MARGARET THATCHER'S DEATH

    Live: funeral held for Margaret Thatcher in London

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... polarising a figure to merit such a state-sponsored send-off. Protesters in the crowd turned their backs as the funeral cortege went by to complain at the damage wrought by her radical free-market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1216765/britains-iron-lady-be-buried-full-pomp
  4. News - World - MARGARET THATCHER'S DEATH

    Rebel MP Galloway offers Thatcher stinging send-off

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial Respect Party MP tells parliament that there is no consensus for a national funeral Rebel George Galloway offers stinging send-off British MPs voted overwhelmingly to postpone Prime Minister's Questions so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1217000/rebel-mp-galloway-offers-thatcher-stinging-send
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to the cathedral are expected to be subject to protests, however, with some anti-Thatcher campaigners pledging to turn their backs on the cortege as it passes.   ATV case reaches Court of Appeal ATV's ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Tributes and protests at Thatcher funeral Britain says goodbye to its longest-serving prime minister of the 20th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1216314/talking-points
  6. Comment - Letters

    Idealistic young people putting futures at risk for protest movement

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... Idealistic young people putting futures at risk for protest movement I write as a retired English teacher regarding the sit-in protest in Central on the night of July 1. Where were those ... Things can only get worse if protests turn violent. Over the last 20 years, China has advanced a great deal economically, but is still politically stagnant with emphasis on allegiance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1563708/idealistic-young-people-putting-futures-risk-protest-movement
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democracy protesters arrested during Chater Road sit-in are unconditionally released

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:53pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com 11 arrested at sit-in refuse to renew bail Another nine protesters were during the Chater Road sit-in were released unconditionally today as they refused to renew their bail at the police station. The nine protesters, including lawmaker Leung Yiu-chung and Democratic Party district councillor Au Nok-hin, were released half an hour after entering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563465/democracy-protesters-arrested-during-chater-road-sit-are
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Toll protest causes long traffic jam at Singapore-Malaysia border

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... traffic jams disrupted the morning rush-hour at the Malaysia-Singapore border on Friday as Malaysian bus drivers staged a wildcat strike to protest against a sharp increase in toll charges to enter the city state. Singapore’s Land Transport Authority said in an advisory to local motorists early on Friday that heavy traffic was due to a protest “against [an] increase in Malaysian toll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564149/toll-protest-causes-long-traffic-jam-singapore-malaysia-border
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democracy protesters arrested at Chater Road sit-in will refuse to renew their bail

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:46pm by JOYCE NG AND JESSIE LAU

    ... Joyce Ng and Jessie Lau joyce.ng@scmp.com Protesters in 'Occupy rehearsal' vow to refuse bail Eighteen people arrested during a sit-in on Chater Road on July 2- including ... Party district councillors. The overnight protest, billed as a "rehearsal" for Occupy Central's planned blocking of the business district, followed the July 1 pro-democracy march. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562629/democracy-protesters-arrested-chater-road-sit-will-refuse-renew-their
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN, NG KANG-CHUNG, BRIAN YAP

    ... businesses affected by any Occupy sit-in could apply for injunction orders against the protesters. The group, which calls itself a lawyers' team in aid of SMEs, cited as a precedent the courts' order in 2012 to end an anti-capitalism protest camp that had occupied the open space under HSBC's headquarters for almost a year. It would advise business owners who felt the need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562116/anti-occupy-central-campaign-plans-march-protest-sit-threat

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