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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. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping exhibit in Hong Kong may touch on June 4 crackdown

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:11am by Tony Cheung, Andrea Chen

    ... of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on protesters in 1989, Gao reiterated: "You will know after seeing the exhibition... I believe part of the content will be reflected." But he later denied making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571651/deng-xiaoping-exhibit-hong-kong-may-touch-june-4-crackdown
  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's constitutional court backs Widodo as Prabowo Subianto's supporters stage protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AGENCIES

    ... of a presidential election. Thousands of Prabowo supporters gathered near the court and police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters trying to break through security barriers shortly after the court began its session. Witnesses said protesters rammed four trucks into the barriers, sparking the police response. A few people were injured and four were arrested. The crowds later largely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578701/indonesias-constitutional-court-backs-widodo-prabowo-subiantos-supporters
  8. News - China - TIBET PROTESTS

    Five Tibetans confirmed killed after police open fire on protesters

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:48am by AFP

    ... after police opened fire on unarmed protesters, a rights group said on Wednesday, the latest report of unrest linked to ethnic minority rights. Police last week opened fire on locals in Garze, ... Campaign for Tibet earlier said that one of the protesters had committed suicide in custody. China’s ethnic minority regions in Tibet and far-western Xinjiang, home to the mainly Muslim Uygurs, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578277/five-tibetans-confirmed-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist faces jail for resisting arrest during Legco new-towns protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the Legislative Council building to protest against planned new towns in the New Territories. Chan Nin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest at Eastern Court yesterday, after the Department of Justice substituted that charge for a more serious offence of assaulting an officer. Chan is the first to admit a crime in relation to three often unruly protests outside the Legco building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577880/activist-faces-jail-resisting-arrest-during-legco-new-towns-protest
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Retired detectives to probe claims anti-Occupy Central protesters were paid to march

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com 'Paid protesters' claims to be investigated Organisers of Sunday's anti-Occupy Central march will assign retired detectives to look into reports ... the investigation. The organiser, the Alliance for Peace and Democracy, has so far confirmed one case of "protest recruitment". It said on Monday that a subsidiary group of the General Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577147/organisers-look-claims-anti-occupy-central-protesters-were-paid

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