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  1. Community service for trader in fatal protest

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com A former chicken trader, whose protest on top of a Central footbridge in June led to the death of a police officer, was sentenced to 100 hours of community ... of the death of Detective Sergeant Lau Chi-kin, 49, who slipped and fell four metres onto the Exchange Square podium trying to reach the protester. The 30-year veteran of the force, based in Central ...

  2. Reporter to sue police for protest march detention

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 1 protest march, amid mounting accusations that police are suppressing press freedom. Kiri Choy Pui-man, a former intern for New York-based New Tang Dynasty Television and now a third-year media major at City University, will seek civil damages in the District Court for false imprisonment and unlawful custody, in the first case of its kind. Choy was covering the protest for the Falun ...

  3. Back to the balcony- pan-democrats reprise their Legco protest

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee At midnight 10 years ago, the Legislative Council balcony hosted an emotional protest by democrats vowing to make a comeback to the legislature and calling for universal ... of the democrats' balcony protest became some of the defining images of the handover. Along with more than 3,000 protesters, Mr Lee- then chairman of the Democratic Party- led a group of ousted democrats ...

  4. New offer to halt case against protest trio

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... The Hong Kong government has made a new offer to halt a controversial civil lawsuit against three protesters. There was an outcry last month over reports that the administration had offered to halt its court action against the three demonstrators if they promised not to protest inside Immigration Tower and pay $10,000 each in legal costs. The Department of Justice last night ...

  5. Democrats to support protest by quadriplegics

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo A group of Democratic Party legislators will join a group of 10 quadriplegic patients in a protest on Monday, during which they will submit a petition to the government demanding better social welfare. The protest, to be held outside the Legislative Council building, follows last month's public campaign by quadriplegic Ah Pun for the right to die. Yeung Tsui-chi, ...

  6. Protest gives youth a taste for politics

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Candidates for district elections tell of the inspiration to run Many young candidates are stepping forward to run in the district council elections, spurred into politics by the July 1 mass demonstration and the weak economy. Election experts said most o ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Occupy Central' blockade plan gets Democratic Party's support

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT AND COLLEEN LEE

    ... 10,000 protesters in July next year. Protesters will sign an oath acknowledging the movement's non-violent nature and agree to surrender to police after the event. Last night, Lau said those ... suffrage, we have no option but to protest," she said. Vice-chairman Law Kin-hei said concerns about the details were raised. "But … it is one of the options we might try," he said. ...

  8. Veteran Democrat warns young of long road ahead

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Veteran democracy activist Szeto Wah yesterday sounded a warning to the next generation of Democratic Party members that politics was not just about rising through the ranks and winning seats but a lifetime commitment to democratic principles. ...

  9. Appeal to district voters amid turnout fears

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Politicians issued last-minute calls to voters to cast their ballots in today's district council elections, with some warning that a low turnout might send a signal that Hongkongers were losing interest in democratisation. Still, observ ...

  10. TV journalist to sue police chief over arrest

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Television reporting intern Kiri Choy Pui-man is suing police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung for unlawful arrest and detention during the overnight protest in Central on July 1. Choy, who worked in Hong Kong for New York-based New Tang Dynasty Television, was covering the protest when she was arrested. According to a news release from the station, Choy said she never ...




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