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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Wife of Hong Kong rights activist goes on hunger strike over his arrest

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 04:02am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Activist's wife on hunger strike over his arrest The wife of rights activist and Diaoyu Islands campaigner Yang Kuang is to stage a hunger strike in protest at the arrest of her husband in Shenzhen and the failure of the Hong Kong government to help her. Liu Shasha arrived in Hong Kong yesterday morning from her home in Henan, after receiving ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Police to probe claims of officer brutality after Legco protesters say they were beaten

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the government's request for HK$340 million of preliminary funds for the new-town projects. The men arrested included two lawmakers' assistants. The six claim that while being taken by police van ...

  3. News - World - PROTESTS

    32 arrested in London as riot police clash with anti-G8 protesters

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London 32 arrested as riot police clash with G8 protesters Riot police clashed with anti-capitalist protesters in running confrontations through the streets of central London and arrested 32 people as activists targeted some of the world's biggest companies before next week's G8 summit. About 100 protesters gathered outside oil company BP's headquarters, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Lawmakers say their arrests at New Year's protest were political

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... Ada Lee and Dennis Chong Leung Kwok-hung and Albert Chan say the crowd was gone when the police moved in Lawmakers say their arrests were political Protesters arrested in Tuesday ... Hair" Leung Kwok-hung said he was alone, and surrounded by hundreds of police, for about half an hour before he was arrested. No warning was given before the arrest was made, he said. People ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Beijing slams PLA barracks break-in

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:59am by Danny Mok, Phila Siu and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Danny Mok, Phila Siu and Jennifer Ngo Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office insists pro-independence campaigners must be punished as four suspects are arrested Beijing slams PLA barracks ... suspects were arrested. A group of between four and six people broke into the Central Barracks on Boxing Day, carrying colonial-era Hong Kong flags and calling on the PLA to "get out" ...

  6. News - World - PROTESTS

    Venezuela kicks out three American diplomats after US sides with protest leader

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 12:57pm by AP

    ... of American States, warned that arresting the 42-year-old former mayor would bring serious negative consequences with international ramifications. “These are unacceptable, insolent demands,” Maduro ... expressed concern over the rising tensions and violence surrounding the protests. “We are particularly alarmed by reports that the Venezuelan government has arrested or detained scores ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Detained activist says he was intimidated by Hong Kong police

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 09:05pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... A protester who was arrested and released by police on the same day twice this month says officers intimidated him during his detention at a Sunday rally. Billy Chiu Hin-chung was protesting ... demonstration area. I was inciting the public when I raised my hands, and I was trying to grab a gun from a policeman when I lowered my hands – the police can arrest me either way protester Billy Chiu ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Hong Kong activist goes missing on mainland after texting wife 'I am in trouble'

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 11:12am by Emily Tsang

    ... Liu Xiaobo. She has been under house arrest since 2010, the year her husband won the Nobel Peace Prize. "Provoking quarrels and making trouble" is widely seen as an excuse used by police to arrest dissidents. Yang was held again later the same month in Shenzhen after crossing into the mainland by sea. His home-return permit was revoked following his previous arrest.   ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    HK$4.9m way to keep Diaoyu activists' boat from sailing

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Phila Siu

    ... but the activists locked themselves up in the control room and the police left. On the islands, the activists were arrested by Japanese authorities and later deported.   ...

  10. News - Asia - PROTESTS

    With do-it-yourself riot gear and fiery words, Thai protesters prepare to ‘shut down’ Bangkok

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 02:08pm by AFP

    ... again prosecutors will seek a warrant for his arrest, the attorney general’s office said, in addition to an existing warrant for insurrection for trying to topple the government. ...




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