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    Up to 3,000 secondary students join pro-democracy protest on final day of class boycott

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 10:23am

    ... the students' example and to fight for democracy.  "Now the red light is on for Hong Kong's democratic future, and students, who could pay the highest cost [for protest], are on strike. Just ... and would join student protests outside government headquarters later today. He said about 20 pupils from his school would be boycotting classes. The series of lectures will be followed ...

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    Pollution fears prompt protests against chemical plants and incinerators

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Beijing Fears over health prompt rise in protests Large street protests are breaking out against waste incinerators, chemical plants and other industrial projects. In the southern county of Boluo in Guangdong, thousands of people marched on Saturday, with some returning the next day, to protest about a planned incinerator. Police detained 24 demonstrators, ...

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    'Bring goggles, biscuits and towels': Occupy Central publishes Manual of Disobedience

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:20pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Occupy Central organisers issue a manual for protest participants 'No masks and violence- and bring a bottle' No weapons or anything that looks ... in the mass pro-democracy rally that looks set to start on October 1. Releasing the eight-page document, setting out eight rules for the protest, organisers urged those planning to join the sit-in ...

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    Rebels with a cause: How the 'post-80s' generation is rejecting old ways of protest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Post-80s generation, who reject old ways of protest, have got involved in issues that don't directly affect them, such as plans for border new towns Rebels with a cause To those who equate taking part in social movements with joining marches and chanting slogans, recent events may have come as a shock. While the scenes of protesters against ...

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    Pro-Vietnam protesters march in army attire against China's 'arrogant' territorial claims

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Activists angry over Beijing's 'arrogant' territorial claims in the South China Sea Pro-Vietnam protesters march in army attire Dozens of Vietnamese living in Hong Kong took to the city's streets yesterday for the fourth time this year in protest against China's "arrogant" territorial claims in the South China Sea. ...

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    Police accused of heavy-handed treatment of protesters arrested after July 1 march

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:08pm by Emily Tsang and Jessie Lau

    ... Emily Tsang and Jessie Lau Student federation official says decision to haul away more than 500 protesters in Central was wrong as they had said they would leave at 8am Police action 'unnecessary' Police have been accused of using excessive force in Central to drag 511 protesters from an overnight sit-in that followed the July 1 democracy march. Officers are also said to have ...

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    Democracy rally kicks off July 1 day of protest in Hong Kong as CY Leung calls for 'stability'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:24am by CHRIS LAU and lo wei

    ... to take to the streets Rain showers and an early start were not enough to put off the first protesters of July 1, as up to 20 members of the League of Social Democrats called for open elections ... and said home prices and rents are “under control”. At about 7:20am, the protest group began its march from outside the Family Planning Association building in Wan Chai and continued along ...

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    Government House sit-in ends without arrests as students prepare for fifth day of rallies

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 07:15am

    ... House around 12.40am on Friday. READ: Hundreds of secondary school pupils join student protesters in class boycott Leung had not granted their request as of Friday morning, but Federation of Students leader Alex Chow Yong-kang said that didn’t make the protest a failure. Watch: Student protesters march to Government House and stage overnight sit-in for democracy "We don’t believe ...

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    ‘Unconstitutional’ rules on access to Civic Square set to face legal challenge

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:00pm by SARAH KARACS

    ... protest spot outside government headquarters in Admiralty. The forecourt, in front of the east-wing entrance of the Tamar complex, was closed in July to enable the construction of a three-metre fence which the government said was needed to improve security. It has now reopened but new rules mean the public can no longer enter the square between 11pm and 6am, while protests will only ...

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    Anti-Beijing protesters rally outside British Consulate-General, urging UK to take back Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 08:14pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... urged Britain to get back Hong Kong from China and hold a referendum in the city to decide whether Hong Kong should be made independent. The protesters dispersed after a security guard from ...




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