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  1. Violent protesters need a lesson in democracy

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in which human rights are respected, is a vote against the world in which problems can only be resolved through violence. The protests erupting throughout North Africa is the sacrifice ... activists and protesters living in a jurisdiction which already guarantees free assembly, speech and demonstration, to have to resort to violent means. These days, there are organised rallies ...

  2. Leung on charm offensive on eve of protest march

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to continue community visits. However, one critic said Leung's high-profile public appearances over the past week were unlikely to dampen interest in today's protest. Leung said he would humbly listen to the protesters. 'Whether I attend the rally in person depends on the actual situation,' he said. The former Executive Council convenor was elected last Sunday after ...

  3. Protest march turnout may grow

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei and Peter So A protest march today is expected to much bigger than originally thought, fuelled by dissatisfaction with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's performance ... of the protest march this afternoon on the government's headquarters in Admiralty. Eric Lai Yan-ho, convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front, said: 'The recent incidents will only make people ...

  4. Police, HKU duo hit over protest

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong, Ng Kang-chung and Adrian Wan Police used 'unjustifiable' and 'unreasonable' force to contain protesters during the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang ... celebration ceremony. Li's arrival led to a lockdown and takeover of the campus by police, in which student protesters were confined in a stairwell. The panel said the force used by the police ...

  5. Protesters dog Tsang to the end

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip, Ng Kang-chung and Martin Cheung Hundreds of protesters are expected to gather outside the Legislative Council today as Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen appears for his final ... Power legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip said his group would mobilise protesters from 2pm. 'We want the replacement mechanism plan to be shelved,' Chan said. 'We shall mobilise ...

  6. Budget activists vow to maintain protests in city

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Simpson Cheung Activists whose rowdy protests brought parts of the city to a standstill on Sunday yesterday vowed to stage further 'confrontational' rallies in a bid to force the government to listen to their grievances over the budget. Police used pepper spray and arrested 113 protesters on Sunday night, after demonstrations targeting ...

  7. 113 arrested after anti-budget protesters clash with police

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Danny Mok, Tanna Chong

    ... Adrian Wan, Tanna Chong, Ng Yuk-hang, Ng Kang-chung and Danny Mok Police last night arrested 113 protesters, including two boys aged 12 and 13, after an anti-budget protest march ended with demonstrations in Central that police broke up with pepper spray. Protesters confronted scores of police and staged a sit-in to block traffic in the middle of Central. Earlier, they joined thousands ...

  8. Protesters play with fire by breaking rules

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was to undermine existing rules and procedures. As part of a co-ordinated assault, more action was organised outside the Legco chamber. A protester allegedly hit Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ... a liar. During the March 6 rally, protesters again broke the rules. They prolonged the rally, strayed from the planned route, and sat down to block the traffic in Central, resulting in the mass ...

  9. Donald Tsang injured by protester

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Tanna Chong

    ... Danny Mok and Tanna Chong The chief executive last night denounced violent demonstrations after being struck in the chest by a protester while officiating at an event. Donald Tsang ... and last week's budget for ignoring the poor. Two other league protesters made a dash for the stage. One man managed to break through security staff and get on the stage. In the ensuing ...

  10. I'm no hawk when it comes to rallies, new police chief protests

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on demonstrators. Tsang said that under his leadership the force would respect protesters' rights, although police would strike a balance to ensure public order and safety at such events. 'I ... demonstration and the importance of communicating with protesters to facilitate a peaceful demonstration.' Lawmakers and activists have raised concerns that under Tsang the force might tighten ...




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