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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tamar's protest square stays behind hoardings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Tamar's protest square stays behind hoardings A 1,000 square metre forecourt outside the government headquarters in Admiralty which is being fenced off after several mass protests will remain behind hoardings until September 10. The work will block what used to be free access to the square in front of the east-wing entrance to the Tamar site. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581532/tamars-protest-square-stays-behind-hoardings
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Silent protest planned as show of support for independent judiciary and rule of law Lawyers to march over Beijing's white paper Legal professionals ... the silent protest," he said. Solicitor Kevin Yam, a member of the Law Society's Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee, said he planned to file at least 75 signatures collected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... The dog's death has sparked a petition signed by more than 90,000 people, and a protest outside MTR Corp headquarters. Anger over a matter that, to some, might seem small could indicate wider social ... widespread outrage could be due to the common Hongkonger's feeling of being alienated." Chan said many protesters had other grievances with the MTR Corp. The company has been under fire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580197/hundreds-stage-funeral-procession-dog-killed-mtr-train
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Solicitor specialising in rights cases warns would-be sit-in participants that judges have been coming down hard on protesters Lawyer cautions Occupy ... sentences on protesters. Jonathan Man Ho-ching, a solicitor who has represented dozens of protesters in recent years, said offences that in the past would have received only a fine could now land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564144/participants-occupy-central-should-not-underestimate-legal
  5. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... is not only a kind of liberation: it can also be an affirmative experience." Where words will not suffice, art is "a language for unspeakable pain". While protests, riots and weapons ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Protest as refugee rights group faces lawsuit Dozens of asylum seekers marched on government headquarters yesterday to protest against their welfare ... to refugees- filed a lawsuit against Vision First last week claiming it had made defamatory comments about its services. The action follows a series of public protests by asylum seekers- supported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492044/asylum-seekers-protest-rights-group-sued-defamation
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Another group of about 10 people from Pro Family HK protested against a proposal to widen the definition of marital status to include cohabitation and civil unions- both heterosexual and same sex- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    PMQ accused of not opening its space to the community

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com PMQ 'not opening its space to the community' PMQ is not living up to its promise to rent space to organisations for community use, protesters said as about a dozen rallied outside the former police married quarters in Central yesterday. They said PMQ was not leasing space for organisations serving communities in the Central and Western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568557/pmq-accused-not-opening-its-space-community
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... applied for police permission. The front has increased the number of stewards in the crowd from 150 to 200. It called on protesters to stay calm and avoid clashes. The march starts at 3pm ... in the northeastern New Territories, and Beijing's white paper asserting control over Hong Kong. "We expect a lot of people in the protest, and we hope there would be more than 500,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... to show who was responsible, but the problem [of hygiene] has worsened over the past two years." Twenty NeoDemocrat members wearing goggles and carrying rubber rings protested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562956/neodemocrats-call-end-multi-entry-permits-shenzhen-residents

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