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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

    'It's not fun': Occupy protester tells of sacrifices in the name of democracy

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 12:53pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Vincent Lam Ngo-hin has worn out two pairs of shoes since the beginning of the Occupy Central protests a month ago. Now he is wearing a pair of well-used black flip-flops, bought near the protest zone in Admiralty. Like many other protest stalwarts Lam has to walk considerable distances each day for basic needs and to help care for others. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Pan-democrat leaders have utterly failed student protesters

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 04:57pm by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says senior pan-democrats have been wholly ineffective in offering leadership or advice to student protesters, in particular about the sanctity of the rule ... Tung Chee-hwa, that the central authorities will not use force to remove Occupy protesters, as they have confidence that the police force can handle the situation, is welcome. If Beijing ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong must take on the tycoons after Occupy protests

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 12:15pm by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Michael Chugani argues that Hong Kong cannot return to business as usual after Occupy Central and must confront vested interests Out with the old When it finally ends- and end it will, peacefully or violently- can we go back to business as ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Group wants to save Occupy protesters' artwork

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 04:33am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and culture group wants to make sure Hong Kong police do not destroy the creative works of Occupy protesters. The group- including representatives from the Umbrella Movement Visual Archives ... they are clearing protest sites. "We asked him to tell the police that these works are worth keeping," said Wen. "We also asked him to tell the police not to arrest volunteer field ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    The role of social media in Occupy protests, on the ground and around the world

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:52pm by DANNY LEE

    ... police operation, 12 tweets about Hong Kong were being posted every second as images of protesters engulfed in tear gas spread globally. Days before the street protests began, there were just 19 ... of the demonstrations up to September 30, more than 1.3 million messages about the city were posted, the social media company said. During that period the protests were among the most talked about events ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong needs its leaders to lead, for once, or protests will continue

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:37pm by ANSON CHAN

    ... edifices, they cannot buy the hearts and minds of the students they were designed to serve. The street protests of the "umbrella movement" may have been triggered by the August 31 decision ... One thing of which I am certain: these protests are home-grown. The suggestion that they have been instigated and orchestrated by clandestine and so far unnamed "external forces" ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘No foreign forces behind Hong Kong protests’, says Legco president Jasper Tsang

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 06:43pm

    ... protests, contradicting claims by the city’s leader and Beijing. Jasper Tsang Yok-sing said he did not believe foreigners were a driving force behind a month of rallies and roadblocks calling ... I think their concerns, raised objectively, were not intended to influence, dominate or instigate any side,” he said. Parts of the city have been paralysed by the protests calling on Beijing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Moving Hong Kong beyond the protests to a better future

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 04:33am by Paul Yip

    ... Paul Yip It's time to break the deadlock with a timely exit after genuine efforts from both sides Moving Hong Kong beyond the protests to a better future It has been nearly five weeks ... in Hong Kong. The dialogue between student protest leaders and government officials is a step in the right direction to resolve Occupy peacefully. The students' articulation was indeed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Democrats sceptical about Bar Association’s criticism of Occupy protesters

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 06:24pm by undefined

    ... Staff reporters The Bar Association’s criticism of democracy protesters’ defiance of injunctions to clear the streets on Tuesday has been greeted with scepticism by pan-democrats and some of the protesters. The association said in its statement that the defiance of the injunctions to clear protest sites in Mong Kok and Admiralty was eroding the rule of law and set a bad precedent. Democratic ...




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