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  1. New Year's Day protest passes off peacefully

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A year on from a rowdy protest by massed ranks of demonstrators outside Beijing's Hong Kong headquarters, the forces of law and order pulled out all the stops ... government's liaison office in Sheung Wan into a de facto no-go area. But all the police had to deal with was a 100-strong band of radical protesters from the League of Social Democrats in what ...

  2. Protests over high road tolls grow louder

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Outrageously high expressway tolls are already the source of a rising public outcry on the mainland, and the People's Daily, the Communist Party's main mouthpiece, has joined the fray, publishing seven readers' letters on the top ...

  3. 14 days' jail for protester who tore off police badge

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Maggie Ng and Austin Chiu An activist who tore off a woman police constable's shoulder badge during a protest outside the central government liaison office has been jailed for 14 ... in the execution of her duty. The charges arose from a protest on June 9, when activists gathered outside the office to protest against a mainland court's decision to uphold the five-year jail term ...

  4. Alliance protests at 'political suppression'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 200 activists and supporters of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China took to the streets yesterday in protest against what they say is political suppression of the group. They claim the arrests of alliance activists for taking part in a protest against mainland leaders was politically motivated and that Hong Kong police had acted ...

  5. Community service for National Day protest

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A protester who climbed atop a police vehicle, stamped on it and obstructed an officer during a demonstration on National Day was ordered yesterday to perform 120 hours ... of the law but he thought the penalty was 'worthy' for drawing attention to issues such as vindication of the June 4, 1989, protesters in Tiananmen Square and human rights on the mainland. ...

  6. Protesting democracy activists held at border

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Albert Wong Four activists and two reporters from Hong Kong were detained for three hours by mainland police yesterday after a protest at Lo Wu immigration control point. The four were among a group of 21 protesting in support of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo, who co-authored the Charter 08 manifesto for democratic reform. After his release, one of the activists, ...

  7. Fear, not apathy, stops activists taking to the streets in protest

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter In Yangon, it is known as the great debate- to protest or not to protest. Tuesday's sentencing of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to 18 months' further house ... Maung Aye, a 21-year-old foreign language student. He was referring to the nationwide street protests led by a traditionally apolitical monkhood that sparked the bloodiest military crackdown ...

  8. Slow-drive protesters get community service

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Seven drivers who blocked Queen's Road Central with trucks and minibuses in a protest against rising diesel prices last year were yesterday ordered to perform 80 hours ... order would be appropriate. Meanwhile, Chiang Chi-wai, spokesman for the Fuel Price Concern Transportation Joint Conference, who organised last year's protest, welcomed the ruling. He said ...

  9. Protester sentenced to 're-education through labour', US human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Jinfeng had been arrested on March 5 during a rally in Jinan and sentenced 12 days later, Human Rights in China said from its New York headquarters. It said several hundred protesters had taken ... Kong and the opening of the annual meeting of the National People's Congress in Beijing. The rights group said Zhang had been detained while taking photographs of the protest ...

  10. Progoal cop record fine for pitch protest

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa First Division side Tuen Mun Progoal have been fined a record HK$100,000 and had a player and two officials banned for their on-pitch protest against match-fixing allegations after a league match last month. The Hong Kong Football Association found Progoal guilty of defying FA orders by unfurling a banner saying 'We play with dignity'- in response ...




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