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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping exhibit in Hong Kong may touch on June 4 crackdown

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:11am by Tony Cheung, Andrea Chen

    ... of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on protesters in 1989, Gao reiterated: "You will know after seeing the exhibition... I believe part of the content will be reflected." But he later denied making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571651/deng-xiaoping-exhibit-hong-kong-may-touch-june-4-crackdown
  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's constitutional court backs Widodo as Prabowo Subianto's supporters stage protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AGENCIES

    ... of a presidential election. Thousands of Prabowo supporters gathered near the court and police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters trying to break through security barriers shortly after the court began its session. Witnesses said protesters rammed four trucks into the barriers, sparking the police response. A few people were injured and four were arrested. The crowds later largely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578701/indonesias-constitutional-court-backs-widodo-prabowo-subiantos-supporters
  3. News - China - TIBET PROTESTS

    Five Tibetans confirmed killed after police open fire on protesters

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:48am by AFP

    ... after police opened fire on unarmed protesters, a rights group said on Wednesday, the latest report of unrest linked to ethnic minority rights. Police last week opened fire on locals in Garze, ... Campaign for Tibet earlier said that one of the protesters had committed suicide in custody. China’s ethnic minority regions in Tibet and far-western Xinjiang, home to the mainly Muslim Uygurs, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578277/five-tibetans-confirmed-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist faces jail for resisting arrest during Legco new-towns protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the Legislative Council building to protest against planned new towns in the New Territories. Chan Nin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest at Eastern Court yesterday, after the Department of Justice substituted that charge for a more serious offence of assaulting an officer. Chan is the first to admit a crime in relation to three often unruly protests outside the Legco building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577880/activist-faces-jail-resisting-arrest-during-legco-new-towns-protest
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Retired detectives to probe claims anti-Occupy Central protesters were paid to march

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com 'Paid protesters' claims to be investigated Organisers of Sunday's anti-Occupy Central march will assign retired detectives to look into reports ... the investigation. The organiser, the Alliance for Peace and Democracy, has so far confirmed one case of "protest recruitment". It said on Monday that a subsidiary group of the General Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577147/organisers-look-claims-anti-occupy-central-protesters-were-paid
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani politicians meet with protesters to try to end crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Lawmakers able to leave by a back entrance as demonstrators continue call for Sharif to resign Thousands of protesters try to block parliament Pakistani ministers and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters yesterday in a bid to end a week-long political crisis that has rattled the restive nation. Thousands of followers of the cricketer turned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577860/pakistani-politicians-meet-protesters-try-end-crisis
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all tangled up in numbers There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the protest against Occupy Central ... half its estimate for the July 1 rally. The Alliance for Peace and Democracy, which organised Sunday's pro-Beijing protest, originally put the figure at 193,000 but yesterday, Robert Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576288/hong-kong-protesters-police-get-all-tangled-numbers-game
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:06pm by LARRY AU

    ... Larry Au Larry Au says understanding the contradictory motivation behind the increasing use of street protests in Hong Kong- whether pro-government or pro-democracy- will help to break ... While the group claims that those who signed its petition and those who came out for the protest on Sunday surpassed the numbers who took part in Occupy Central's civil referendum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576031/anti-occupy-march-much-product-political-dysfunction-pro-democracy-protests
  9. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights groups say crowd was angry over detention of a local leader in Tibetan area 2 dead after 'police fire on protest' in Sichuan Two people died in a Tibetan area of Sichuan after they were injured by police gunfire while protesting against the detention of a local leader, overseas Tibetan rights groups said. One protester committed suicide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576832/2-tibetans-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters-rights-groups-say
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang recalls protests on US campus during the Vietnam war

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Financial secretary reflects on Vietnam war protests as civil disobedience campaign heats up Tsang recalls the 'Occupy' of his university days ... two of those years, large protests almost paralysed the school’s operations,” he wrote. “The school announced an early summer break because once the students were back home, the student ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575839/john-tsang-recalls-protests-us-campus-during-vietnam-war

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