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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Rowdy protesters against CY Leung may face prosecution

    Posted May 16th 2013, 02:47pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Protesters removed after trying to block CY's car Scores of protesters may face criminal prosecution after they tried to block Chief Executive Leung ... their views. The 20-minute commotion- in which some protesters sat on the road defying police orders- came amid poll findings that public sentiment was at a 10-year low. Twenty people from the League ...

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    Activists allowed to appeal protest verdicts

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 03:43pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The city’s top court on Tuesday gave two activists from the League of Social Democrats leave to appeal their convictions for disorderly behaviour during a rowdy protest in April last year. Chow Nok-hang and Wong Hin-wai were originally arrested for disrupting a speech by former transport chief Eva Cheng as a protest against an MTR fare rise. They were convicted ...

  3. Protests mar town hall sessions

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's press secretary was taken away by police yesterday as scuffles and noisy protests marred the second round of town hall-style meetings organised by the Leung Chun-ying administration. Gilford Law Sun-on, 38, was seen tackling a protester who was chasing Lam's car after she left her 'meet ...

  4. Hu urges unity and tolerance amid protests

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... but outside, hundreds of protesters demanded democracy and transparency over the death of dissident Li Wangyang. They clashed with police, who responded with pepper spray. On the second day of his ... and tolerance'. Those qualities were in short supply outside the Convention and Exhibition Centre, where the president was speaking. The anger of protesters was stoked by the earlier forced removal ...

  5. Legco by-election forum gatecrashed by protesters

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... after it descended into chaos, forcing constitutional affairs chief Stephen Lam Sui-lung and others to flee backstage. The forum was suspended for 20 minutes after about 100 protesters led ... and security guards cleared out the protesters. Condemning the disruption later, Lam said he might take the matter up with police. 'Hong Kong people like those who utter their opinions instead ...

  6. Police chief defends tactics against protesters

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Li's safety and he refused to compare arrangements with those for previous visits by leaders. His comments came after protesters complained of heavy-handed treatment. Three students ... Li, who gave a speech at an event to celebrate the university's 100th anniversary. In the afternoon, more than 20 police stopped 100 protesters led by legislator 'Long Hair' ...

  7. Prosecution of train fare protesters is 'political'

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Two young activists who protested against rising train fares when the transport minister was speaking at a public event deny allegations of disorderly behaviour. ... witnesses. In April, at the 'MTR Hong Kong Race Walking' event in Statue Square, Central, where Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng was speaking, Chow and Wong protested over ...

  8. Activist to consider an appeal in protest case

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com An activist says she is considering an appeal after she and another protester were sentenced to community service for their actions during a protest outside ... after the hearing. Lui has been called the female 'Long Hair'. The incidents occurred on October 1 last year, during a protest calling for the vindication of the 1989 Tiananmen Square ...

  9. Lawmakers in dock over protest

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of mainland activist Liu Xiaobo. Sergeant Wong Yan-chi said they refused to stay in a protest zone. The trial continues tomorrow. ...

  10. 300 to defy police and protest outside the Tsang-Eu venue

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... who had said no such gathering would be approved. 'We expect 300 supporters will gather before the debate commences to protest against the low public participation in debate allowed ...




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