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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    History has left Martin Lee behind

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE History has left Martin Lee behind I still remember midnight June 30, 1997. I was one of dozens of journalists waiting outside the old Legislative Council building when Martin Lee Chu-ming, the late Szeto Wah and their Democratic Party comrades raised their fists and vowed "We shall return". I had tears in my eyes then. These were men who ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Martin Lee pulls controversial plan for Hong Kong chief executive poll reform

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 07:53pm by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Democrat apologises to his supporters as he withdraws controversial proposal to allow five candidates to run for chief executive in 2017 Martin Lee in u-turn over C.E. poll reform Martin Lee Chu-ming yesterday retracted a proposal for electoral change he put forward a day earlier and apologised to his critics in the pan-democratic camp, saying he ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Martin Lee must be flexible

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Pan-democrats should accept screening for the 2017 election I refer to the article by Martin Lee Chu-ming ("The long wait", May 1). Mr Lee wrote about his favourite subject, ... on the 2017 election has begun, Mr Lee seems to have this crystal ball and already feels he knows what the 2017 election committee will be like and what it will do. In the meantime, the chairman ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Intrigue over Martin Lee's 'rash' plan for election reform

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Pundits ask whether Democrat's 'rash' plan for electoral reform was a mistake or a clever ploy Martin Lee's idea 'may be a test' Blunder or cunning ploy from a wily political veteran? Two theories emerged yesterday to explain Martin Lee Chu-ming's proposal for electoral reform. A day after Lee retracted his ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Martin Lee falls foul of the pan-democrat ideologues

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... alex.lo@scmp.com Martin Lee falls foul of the ideologues So, it has come down to this. Even the godfather of Hong Kong's democracy movement has to bow to the most ideologically rigid, ... pro-democracy supporters. He has acknowledged the error of his ways after a colleague and friend told him since he is Martin Lee, what he says does not represent himself alone but the whole democratic ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democracy must not escape us now: Martin Lee

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jeffie Lam and Gary Cheung

    ... Jeffie Lam and Gary Cheung Icon for political freedom says there must be no compromise in final battle for universal suffrage Democracy must not escape us now: Martin Lee The founding ... Martin Lee Chu-ming said it would be completely unacceptable if the 2017 chief executive race fell short of international standards on universal suffrage- unless legislation had been passed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Martin Lee puts 'wrong' proposal down to mental fatigue

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 06:34pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Martin Lee Chu-ming said on Friday that psychological fatigue was to blame for his “wrong” decision to put forward a proposal for electoral change earlier ... by mainland officials that “confrontational” members of the opposition camp could not be candidates for chief executive in 2017. Lee said such a retraction would make negotiations between the mainland ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democrat's poll plan meets poor reception

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Founding father Martin Lee Chu-ming puts forward idea of fielding five candidates for chief executive race, but proposal gains little support Democrat's ... on the introduction of universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive poll. In one of the first ideas to emerge from pan-democrat ranks, Martin Lee Chu-ming suggested that at least five candidates should ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pan-democrats must learn from Lee's misguided 2017 proposal

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... Lee's misguided proposal and stand firm Martin Lee Chu-ming, the much-revered "father of democracy" in Hong Kong, was wrong in thinking his words could always command respect. Last ... for setting the standard too low. The proposal was so conservative and lacking in principles that it was hard to believe it was actually Lee's idea. In fact, if anyone else had put forward ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Democratic candidates must have a place in 2017 contest

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Democratic Movements of China, which opposes one-party rule in China, should not run for chief executive to ease Beijing's concerns. Even Martin Lee Chu-ming, who threatened in 2010 to leave the Democratic Party because it had conducted talks with the central government's liaison office, has offered an idea which won't vanish simply because he has "retracted" it. But Lee ...




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