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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Reverend Paul Kwong tells congregation that pro-democracy advocates should keep quiet

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:45am by Tony Cheung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Tony Cheung and Lai Ying-kit Outrage as Anglican archbishop invokes crucifixion during Sunday sermon to urge city's pro-democracy advocates to remain quiet Activists are told: 'Be silent like Jesus' The archbishop of the Hong Kong Anglican Church has caused a political uproar after he said that pro-democracy advocates in the city should keep quiet, just ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEMOCRACY

    Adviser who warned of 'bloody conflicts' says pro-democracy camp no match for Beijing

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 03:05pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... ungovernable Despite hundreds of thousands voicing support for democracy in Occupy Central’s unofficial referendum and the July 1 march, the size of the pro-democracy camp is still not enough to take ... also urged lawmakers to reject any official election plan that would not guarantee voters a genuine choice between candidates. Organisers of the July pro-democracy march say 510,000 took part ...

  3. News - World - BAHRAIN

    Bahrain orders US democracy envoy to leave after he meets Syrian opposition

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dubai Bahrain asks democracy envoy Malinowski to leave, saying he meddled in kingdom's affairs Gulf state tells senior US diplomat he's not welcome ... ministry accused US assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labour Tom Malinowski, of meddling in Bahrain's internal affairs, in a statement published by the official BNA ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Organisers of July 1 democracy rally claim their arrests are 'political persecution'

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 11:02am by JOYCE NG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... the democracy rally at a snail's pace denounced the police action as "political persecution". They had earlier accused the police of causing a bottleneck by refusing to open more lanes ... information- a wrong street number of her address- to police. Watch: Five organisers of July 1 pro-democracy march arrested The two Chans were arrested in the morning, while the other three, having ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Annual march biggest in recent years, with the focus democracy in 2017

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:03am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Full democracy and no screening of chief executive candidates are top of agenda, with students staging an Occupy Central rehearsal through night Protesters focus on 2017 in biggest march for a decade Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand "genuine" democracy in 2017 and express their anger at Beijing's declaration of its authority over ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Democracy hopes hang by a thread. Who will blink first?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Democracy hopes hang by a thread. Who will blink first? Beijing gave us the finger. We gave one right back. Beijing told us in a policy document that allowing the public to nominate chief executive candidates was out of the question. Hongkongers told Beijing through nearly 800,000 votes in an unofficial referendum that we would not settle for anything less than public ...

  7. Infographics - DEMOCRACY

    Rally for democracy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:49am by Henry Wong

    ... Henry Wong Since 2003, tens, and at times hundreds, of thousands of people have taken to the streets on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to express demands ranging from the early introduction of universal suffrage, freedom of speech, and the resign ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Democracy rally kicks off July 1 day of protest in Hong Kong as CY Leung calls for 'stability'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:24am by CHRIS LAU and lo wei

    ... that the city’s residents should avoid doing anything that might damage Hong Kong’s “prosperity and stability”. Leung was speaking amid plans by the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement to stage a sit-in ... of Students and the student-led group Scholarism announced plans on Monday to stage a similar sit-in after Tuesday’s main pro-democracy rally in Chater Road, and outside the chief executive’s office ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MULTIMEDIA

    July 1: a short history of Hong Kong's march for democracy

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:00am by Erin Hale

    ... Erin Hale erin.hale@scmp.com Hong Kong has seen its fair share of political protest from annual Tiananmen Square vigils to outright clashes with police over the last 17 years as a Special Administrative Region of China. Grievances vary from year to year, ...




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