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  1. 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 ... assistant to Labour Party lawmaker Dr Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung, said at a media conference yesterday. "I never imagined I would get beaten in a confined space by the so-called police ...

  2. 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 night's standoff accused police of acting with a political motive, with two lawmakers saying the crowd had already dispersed when they were taken away. League of Social Democrats' "Long ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Hong Kong police won't study 'occupation' of Taipei's legislature

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com 'Taipei's Occupy offers no lessons for HK police' Hong Kong does not intend to draw on the experience of Taiwanese police in dealing with protests that occupy particular locations, such as the legislature, Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok says. Lai was addressing concerns among lawmakers as student protesters in Taipei entered ...

  4. News - World - PROTESTS

    Ukraine crisis talks break down as Yanukovych refuses to call off deadly protest crackdown

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 09:48am by AGENCIES

    ... the main police station in Ternopil and were trying to seize the headquarters of regional administration. Opposition lawmaker Oleksander Aronets said that protesters had also seized the local ...

  5. News - World - PROTESTS

    Ukraine declares truce after days of bloody clashes as Western powers threaten sanctions

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:24am by AGENCIES

    ... willing to compromise, with the opposition insisting on Yanukovych’s resignation and an early election and the president apparently prepared to fight until the end. Opposition lawmaker Oleh ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

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

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

    ... leaving the typhoon shelter. Tsang said they had discussed with Democratic Party lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan, who is a lawyer, on how to get the department to cancel the ban. In August 2012, ...

  7. News - World - PROTESTS

    Thailand protesters continue march to oust PM, but turn-out dwindles

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 06:06pm by Reuters and AP

    ... or back the protests. Democrat lawmakers resigned from parliament this month to march with Suthep, who was a deputy prime minister in a Democrat-led government until 2011. Some agree with his call ...

  8. News - Asia - PROTESTS

    Thai protesters storm army HQ in defiance of Yingluck's peace calls

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 02:31pm by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... situation because that is exactly what Suthep wants,” said Udomdet Rattanasatein, a lawmaker from Puea Thai. “We will not be provoked.” ...

  9. News - World - PROTESTS

    World's middle class rise up in protest

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... and governments. In the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, thousands of furious residents across ethnic lines united on the streets this month, at one point blockading lawmakers inside parliament for 14 hours, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Post-rally protesters in stand-off with police in Central

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 09:34pm by Staff Reporters, AFP

    ... and various advocacy groups. The blockage caused a traffic jam in the area for about 40 minutes. People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip said poor arrangements by police had caused the disruption. ...




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