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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    ‘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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    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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    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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    Activists say police attacked them after breaking up Legco protest

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Activists say police attacked them after breaking up Legco protest Activists claim they were punched and spat on by police after being arrested in the early hours of yesterday as police broke up their protest against development plans for the northeastern New Territories. Five activists, including Jaco Chow Nok-hang, Leung Wing-lai and the League ...

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    Pepper-sprayed protesters say police used 'unreasonable' force

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Marchers accuse police of attacking them, but security chief insists officers were reacting to a 'dangerous situation' during protest Pepper spray used on 'anti-white elephant' marchers Opponents of "white elephant" infrastructure projects yesterday accused police of attacking them and misusing pepper spray during their protest on Sunday. ...

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    Shenzhen becomes third city to join protests over Maoming chemical plant

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 02:37pm by He Huifeng, Li Jing

    ... He Huifeng and Li Jing Demonstrations against Maoming chemical plant spread to third city, as authorities admit police injured protesters but deny 15 were killed Shenzhen joins PX plant protests Demonstrations against a planned chemical plant in the Guangdong city of Maoming have spread to Shenzhen. About 20 protesters braved heavy rains to stage a rally in Shenzhen yesterday, ...

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    People in Maoming and Shenzhen stage fresh protests over planned PX plant

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 03:35am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Hundreds demonstrate in Maoming and Shenzhen against proposal; school pupil and parents asked to sign pledge not to join in Protests over PX plant bid continue ... officials that no decisions have been made on whether to push ahead with the scheme. Protesters marched from outside Maoming government headquarters to People's Square in the afternoon, ...




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