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  1. News - China - OBITUARY

    Tiananmen Square protests veteran Chen Ziming dies in Beijing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:31am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Chen Ziming,jailed for his role in Tiananmen demonstrations, has died of cancer in the capital Veteran of the June 4 protests dies in Beijing Chen Ziming, the veteran pro-democracy activist and one of the leading figures in the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, has died, a close friend said. Chen died at his home after suffering from cancer, fellow ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Smooth jazz superstar Kenny G visits Hong Kong protest site

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com One of mainland China’s favourite foreign music stars, Kenny G, caused a mild splash on social media after he dropped in at a pro-democracy protest camp in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G – real name Kenneth Bruce Gorelick – visited the main protest site in Admiralty, where he posed for photos with a number ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Firefighters called to Mong Kok after suspected arson attack at Occupy protest zone

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:14pm

    ... Staff reporters Protesters listening to a public forum in Mong Kok were hit with four bags of what was suspected to be a mixture of faeces and oil thrown from a nearby building. No arrests were made. Several protesters and at least two young children were splashed with the brown substance. People Power member Tam Tak-chi said he was hosting the forum when the four bags landed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protesters plan counter action against court injunctions to clear the streets

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by Thomas Chan, ALAN YU, CHRIS LAU

    ... Thomas Chan, Alan Yu and Chris Lau Protesters to tell court restraining orders barring them from blocking roads in Admiralty and Mong Kok restrict their freedom of speech Counter action Protesters intend to argue in court that injunctions granted to bar them from occupying parts of two sit-in sites restrict their right to free speech. Protesters said they planned to appear ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police officer patrolling Occupy protests receives threat to daughter

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by Clifford Lo and Samuel Chan

    ... Clifford Lo and Samuel Chan Policeman sent threat to harm his daughter A frontline police officer manning a cordon at one of the protest sites received a telephone message threatening harm ... came days after a television crew filmed what appeared to be seven plain-clothes officers kicking and hitting a protester whose hands were bound with plastic ties. The officers have been ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's High Court orders protesters off roads in Mong Kok and Admiralty

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Judge demands clearing of some areas in Mong Kok and Admiralty as government and students prepare for long-awaited dialogue High Court orders protesters off roads The High Court yesterday ordered pro-democracy protesters to leave main roads in Admiralty and Mong Kok immediately, as top officials and student leaders prepared for tonight's talks on political ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Let Hong Kong, not Beijing, deal with democracy protesters

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:49am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex lo@scmp.com Let Hong Kong deal with the protests If Beijing really trusts Leung Chun-ying and his government, it should seriously consider stopping its micro-management of the official handling of the Occupy protests. Despite official mainland statements that repeatedly express complete support for the chief executive, signs are that Beijing is deeply involved ...

  8. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Sell public housing to help defuse Hong Kong protests

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 01:44pm by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Selling public flats can help defuse students protests and tackle the underlying political problem Housing the unrest The youth protest movement that started on September 26 is demanding greater political freedom, but there is also an obvious socioeconomic cause behind this action: the divergence in fortunes between the city's rich and the general public. Hong Kong ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Clampdown at Egyptian universities amid fears of Islamist protests

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Clampdown at campuses intended to stop any repeat of violent Islamist-led demonstrations Riot police out to prevent Cairo university protests As the new academic term began in Egypt, riot police were standing guard at Cairo's universities to quash any repeat of Islamist-led protests that turned campuses nationwide into battlefields. ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Opera about cruise ship killing 'romanticises terrorism', protesters say

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Work dealing with murder of Jewish American on Achille Lauro cruise ship called 'anti-Semitic' Protesters say opera 'romanticises terrorism' Rudy Giuliani, a former New York mayor, led a rally outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest at the company's production of The Death of Klinghoffer, which some have called anti-Semitic ...




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