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  1. 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 ... Rights Front, organiser of the annual July 1 democracy rally; Alex Chow Yong-kang of the Federation of Students, which staged the overnight Chater Road sit-in on July 2; and Labour Party lawmaker ...

  2. 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 ... even after they release you unconditionally." Meanwhile, a new group, the Alliance in Support of Our Police Force, will stage a rally in Chater Garden on Sunday to support police officers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students blast police for 'mainland terminology' used by officers during Chater Road sit-in

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:53pm by Joyce Ng

    ... for using a mainland-style phrase- which is regularly used as grounds for arresting activists on the mainland- when dealing with last week's Chater Road sit-in. The students hit back ... association said frontline officers faced "vilification" and accusations of abusing their power when handling the Chater Road sit-in. Chow stressed that the sit-in, which had hundreds ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Chater Road cleared after mass protests and arrests end July 1 march

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 01:55pm

    ... Staff Reporters Chater Road and Jackson Road remain closed to traffic as members of the public are advised to avoid driving to the affected areas, especially in Admiralty and Central ... of the Chater Road sit-in. A large police presence remains in place.  8.18am: A representative of the Hong Kong Federation of Students urges protesters to show support for their fellow activists now ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police used physical 'pressure-point tactics' to clear Chater Road

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Clifford Lo, Ernest Kao, Samuel Chan and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Clifford Lo, Ernest Kao, Samuel Chan and Jennifer Ngo 'Pressure point tactics' enlisted to clear road Police used numbing "pressure point tactics" to haul reluctant protesters away from their sit-in in Chater Road early yesterday. They also divided the demonstrators into small groups to make them easier to control. The tactics were revealed as the force came ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy Chater Road: Thousands of students plan overnight sit-in after July 1 march

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 02:47pm by Joyce Ng, Samuel Chan and Gary Cheung

    ... it as a "farce". The students aim to draw 2,500 people for their sit-ins in Chater Road and outside the chief executive's office in Admiralty, to end at 8am tomorrow. "We have gathered enough ... was down. A police source said if Chater Road was blocked by protesters, officers would issue a warning. If this was ignored, they would lift protesters and remove them. The Police College in Wong ...

  7. The Chater Legacy- A Selection of the Chater Collection

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... Museum of Art. Chater, an Indian-born Armenian, settled in Hong Kong in 1864 and became a wealthy merchant and prominent government official (Chater Road and Chater Garden are named after him). ... Katie Lau Hong Kong Museum of Art Ends Jan 8, 2008 The well-restored artworks from the collection of Paul Chater belie the ravages of the Japanese occupation, when many of the pieces went ...

  8. Chater collection goes on show

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A visitor views one of some 40 works from the Chater Collection, including oil paintings, watercolours, sketches, prints and photographs, on show at the Hong Kong Museum of Art to commemorate the museum's 45th anniversary. The exhibition, The Chater Legacy- A Selection of the Chater Collection, shows the landscape of South China trading ports in the 18th and 19th ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Occupy Central protest 'would need 20,000 participants for effective blockade'

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:05am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Chater Road. The number is based on protesters locking arms, as they did in a July 2 sit-in protest on Chater Road. That protest required two adults for each square metre. Most sit-in protests ... making it easy for police to disperse them. It would take at least 22,000 protesters to form a single, high-density crowd covering Chater Road and a main section of Des Voeux Road Central- two ...




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