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  1. Villagers hurt in clash with police

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to arrest protest leaders. Work on the power lines has been suspended. Dongzhou was the focus of a violent protest in 2005, when hundreds of villagers rioted over the construction of the power ... a rising political star and has been tipped for promotion at the 17th Communist Party Congress. A police officer in Dongzhou yesterday declined to comment on Friday's protest. Attempts ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Police and protesters were at fault during clashes in Admiralty

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:07am by LETTERS

    ... Police and protesters were at fault during clashes in Admiralty I am a Form Five student and have observed the wave of civil disobedience in Hong Kong. The presence of so many students ... that such actions are illegal, they were making a tactical error. Trying to break a police cordon and rush into Civic Square is not consistent with a non-violent protest. Such actions are illogical ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    ‘I did nothing wrong’, says speeding car driver after narrow miss with protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 01:53pm by Lai Ying-kit and Emily Tsang

    ... anything wrong. Protesters scrambled for cover just seconds before a grey Mercedes-Benz, allegedly driven by a 59-year-old man surnamed Cheung, could hit them when it speeded through a section of Argyle Street near the junction with Nathan Road at around 2am. Thousands of protesters had been staging an overnight sit-in at the site, a spillover from the Occupy Central protest. A man who ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Occupy Central protesters face health risk as pollution alert raised in city

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Olga Wong and Chris Lau

    ... Olga Wong and Chris Lau After the pepper spray, protesters face pollution Pepper spray aside, Occupy Central protesters could be facing a health risk from air pollution by remaining out ... a monsoon reached the south China coast last night and was likely to bring rain. Madson Yeung Ho-yu, who joined the protest on Nathan Road in Mong Kok yesterday, said poor weather would ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Occupy protests are hurting ordinary Hongkongers, too

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 01:06pm by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang is concerned about the effect of the Occupy protests on ordinary Hongkongers trying to go about their daily lives Disruptive force Former chief secretary Anson Chan ... into the freedom to interrupt and disrupt, it gets tricky. Last week, just before all the Occupy Central protests, I visited my dentist at his new office. For four years, he had worked for a bigger dental ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    CY Leung digs in as he admits Occupy Central protests could last 'a long time'

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 08:26am by Emily Tsang, Vivienne Chow, Jennifer Ngo, Amy Nip, Ernest Kao

    ... in to protesters' demands that he resign as he admitted he expects the Occupy Central movement to "last for quite a long period of time". Protesters continue to demand the resignation of Leung ... weekly meeting. Leung failed to offer any insight as to how the administration would deal with the protests triggered by Occupy Central and student leaders, such as whether officials could talk ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy Central goes global: Solidarity protests planned for dozens of cities worldwide

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 02:03pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Solidarity protests are planned in more than 30 cities around the world this week in support of ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Occupy Central entered its third day in the city on Tuesday, with much of Causeway Bay, Admiralty, Central and Mong Kok paralysed by hordes of peaceful protesters. Police reaction has been considerably ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Riot police pull out but Occupy Central protesters in Hong Kong are unmoved

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Demonstrations continue with streets from Central to Mong Kok occupied as government changes tack following Sunday’s chaotic scenes Riot police pull out but protesters are unmoved The government's decision to withdraw riot police from the streets helped lower tensions but tens of thousands of Occupy Central supporters continued their protest against ...

  9. Riot village sealed off in hunt for protesters

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the deaths of villagers in the violent suppression of a riot. While police hunted for those involved in Tuesday's riot in Dongzhou village, Shanwei city, families of some victims hid the bodies of their loved ones, fearing the authorities would take them in a bid to cover up the deaths. Villagers say dozens of people were killed or injured when police opened fire on protesters. One villager ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police adopt softly-softly approach after tear gas fails to move protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Gary Cheung, Clifford Lo, Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao

    ... Gary Cheung, Clifford Lo, Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao Force sends in negotiators to appeal to protesters to leave the streets as riot police are withdrawn from flashpoints Police adopt softly-softly approach after tear gas Police deployed a team of 10 negotiators in a softly-softly approach to dispersing pro-democracy protesters, after heavy use of pepper spray and the firing of 87 ...




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