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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Our students do protest too much Dostoevsky poses an eternal, unanswerable question at the start of Crime and Punishment: why do so many university students commit ... I would have learned much more about politics, government and history than shouting slogans and waving banners at protests. But youth is always wasted on the young. I am disappointed that our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581329/hong-kong-students-protest-too-much-over-occupy-central
  2. News - China - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Global Times urges ‘coercive measures’ against Occupy Central protesters

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:13pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Editorial headlined ‘No compromise of rule on HK chief’ calls for hard line on pro-democracy protesters A state-run newspaper on Tuesday called ... but the pro-democracy Occupy Central group has pledged to mobilise thousands of protesters to block the financial district later this year if authorities reject a public right to nominate candidates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580761/global-times-urges-coercive-measures-against-occupy-central-protesters
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:06pm by LARRY AU

    ... Larry Au Larry Au says understanding the contradictory motivation behind the increasing use of street protests in Hong Kong- whether pro-government or pro-democracy- will help to break ... While the group claims that those who signed its petition and those who came out for the protest on Sunday surpassed the numbers who took part in Occupy Central's civil referendum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576031/anti-occupy-march-much-product-political-dysfunction-pro-democracy-protests
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all tangled up in numbers There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the protest against Occupy Central ... half its estimate for the July 1 rally. The Alliance for Peace and Democracy, which organised Sunday's pro-Beijing protest, originally put the figure at 193,000 but yesterday, Robert Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576288/hong-kong-protesters-police-get-all-tangled-numbers-game
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang recalls protests on US campus during the Vietnam war

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Financial secretary reflects on Vietnam war protests as civil disobedience campaign heats up Tsang recalls the 'Occupy' of his university days ... two of those years, large protests almost paralysed the school’s operations,” he wrote. “The school announced an early summer break because once the students were back home, the student ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575839/john-tsang-recalls-protests-us-campus-during-vietnam-war
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Occupy Central protest 'would need 20,000 participants for effective blockade'

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:05am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... needed to Occupy Central Organisers of the Occupy Central protest will need either to mobilise more than 20,000 protesters or strategically place participants at key junctions ... Chater Road. The number is based on protesters locking arms, as they did in a July 2 sit-in protest on Chater Road. That protest required two adults for each square metre. Most sit-in protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573108/occupy-central-protest-would-need-20000-succeed-scmp-study
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Police conduct at anti-Occupy protest will be watched for hint of bias

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:58pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says officers' recent heavy-handed treatment of pro-democracy protesters has thrown in doubt the force's tradition of neutrality Police conduct ... with the pro-democratic camp's protest actions. This low level of law enforcement tolerance used to be reserved for the Falun Gong. However, in the past couple of years, pro-democracy activists have also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1573469/police-conduct-anti-occupy-protest-will-be-watched-hint-bias
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN, NG KANG-CHUNG, BRIAN YAP

    ... businesses affected by any Occupy sit-in could apply for injunction orders against the protesters. The group, which calls itself a lawyers' team in aid of SMEs, cited as a precedent the courts' order in 2012 to end an anti-capitalism protest camp that had occupied the open space under HSBC's headquarters for almost a year. It would advise business owners who felt the need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562116/anti-occupy-central-campaign-plans-march-protest-sit-threat
  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    60 minibus drivers take over Mong Kok street for protest against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 12:24pm by BRIAN YAP and samuel chan

    ... this morning protested against the planned Occupy Central sit-in, by parking their buses the length of busy Fa Yuen Street in Mong Kok. The protest, which lasted a few hours, was organised ... if they are affected by the planned pro-democracy protest in Central – but the group was unclear on the details of the advice when questioned by the Post. Last year there were 1,239 licensed red minibuses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561746/about-60-minibus-drivers-stage-sit-against-planned-occupy-central
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Business chambers liken Occupy Central to Thai protests, say tourism will plummet

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by JEFFIE LAM, Austin Chiu

    ... Jeffie Lam and Austin Chiu Business chambers liken Occupy to Thai protests The five leading business chambers formed a united front yesterday to oppose Occupy Central, warning that the pro-democracy civil disobedience movement might inflict damage on the city's economy like that caused by the political protests in Thailand. "When the red shirts and yellow shirts were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561449/business-chambers-liken-occupy-central-thai-political-protests

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