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  1. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Senior police officers asked to delay retiring amid manpower fears over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam, Niall Fraser

    ... a potentially chaotic Occupy Central movement next year. According to several sources, in recent weeks the force's management has approached "significant numbers'' of senior ... highest levels of the force about discontent on the streets and the need to cope with the Occupy Central movement, which is threatening to bring Central to a standstill through civil disobedience ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Preoccupy Central

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 10:33am by Jason Y Ng

    ... enough for Sharon to take notice. She reeled me back in with a topic she knew I would be interested in. “What do you think of this whole Occupy Central business?” she asked. “I can’t imagine Hong Kong shutting down.”  “The city won’t shut down,” I said. “It’s meant to be a threat, nothing more.” The purpose of Occupy Central is to cower Beijing into delivering what we were promised: ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Professor quits over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... over Occupy Central An Occupy Central organiser has stepped down from his position as director of Chinese University's renowned centre for China studies to avoid his involvement ... joining the planning for Occupy Central because Beijing's attacks on the civil disobedience movement could potentially have an impact on the centre. "It is a pure academic ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Ignore our wishes for 2017 and we'll occupy, students warn government

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by Tony Cheung

    ... convenor Joshua Wong Chi-fung said he hoped the proposal would be backed in the citywide "referendum" to be organised by Occupy Central on June 22. "If the government rejects ... and we'll occupy: students Student leaders warned yesterday that they would not rule out engaging in non-violent civil disobedience if the government rejects their proposal to allow the public ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Moral questions surrounding Occupy Central's civil disobedience campaign

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by SHANNON GONG AND OLIVIA GONG

    ... Shannon Gong and Olivia Gong Shannon Gong and Olivia Gong ask whether an illegal act of civil disobedience as planned by the Occupy Central campaign can be justified, however noble its aims may seem to organisers Moral dilemma Lately, people toting vibrant banners bearing catchy slogans that either endorse or condemn the "Occupy Central" movement swarmed the streets ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Not a sin to join Occupy Central, says Catholic diocese

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Jeffie Lam

    ... Joshua But and Jeffie Lam Diocese will offer assistance to people arrested or jailed over civil disobedience campaign Occupy Central gets help from Catholics The city's Catholic diocese says it will offer help to people arrested or jailed for taking part in next summer's Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign. A senior cleric said breaking the law, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    'I'm an old man ready for a final battle'

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Reverend Chu Yiu-ming has fought for democracy since the '80s, and sees Occupy Central as last chance to make contribution 'I'm an old man ... University sociologist Dr Chan Kin-man last year to propose the Occupy Central movement. They have pledged to rally volunteers to blockade the streets of Central next summer if the government does ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Occupy Central will be a disaster for Hong Kong, says Zhang Xiaoming

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Joshua But

    ... Central's threat of mass civil disobedience in pursuit of democracy. Zhang Xiaoming said allowing a challenge to the city's laws would be a disaster and have long-term repercussions. But Occupy ... with the liaison office. But Lee said Beijing should give home return permits to pan-democrats banned from travelling to the mainland.   Beijing's man tough on Occupy Central ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central could face full police force

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... The city's entire 30,000-strong police force could be mobilised to contain an Occupy Central campaign next year if required, Commissioner of Police Andy Tsang Wai-hung said yesterday. ... their law-enforcement duties. Tsang said the force was confident in its ability to handle Occupy, which aims to mobilise 10,000 protesters to block roads in Central from July next year in a last-ditch attempt ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central movement is wrong: Liberal Party

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Movement should blockade government offices – anywhere as long as it’s not Central, warns party The Occupy Central campaign should stay away from Central and block other places ... for consultation as soon as possible. However, he disagreed with the Occupy Central movement and said that many businessmen had expressed worries about the campaign's impact on Hong Kong's ...




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