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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Ferocity of abuse from Occupy protesters startling, police veteran says

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Policeman David Jordan says protests are unlike anything he has experienced in 22 years in city 'The ferocity of the abuse has been startling' ... protests. While images of police using tear gas and pepper spray have dominated international coverage, Senior Superintendent David Jordan told a different story. "Both the ferocity ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Diplomats walk a fine line as Hong Kong protests grip world's attention

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by Lana Lam

    ... was complicated by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's vow last week to unmask "foreign forces" behind the protests, amid allegations Occupy organisers had been funded by overseas ... Cabestan, head of government and international studies at Baptist University, said the protests had put diplomats at the centre of a historic period for the city. "It has made their job more ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police claim Occupy protesters wearing costumes are hiding from the law

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 08:18pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG, Jennifer Ngo

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Jennifer Ngo Police criticise costume antics at Occupy after arrest of Captain America Protesters who dress up in costumes to join the Occupy demonstrations could ... and to provide a comic buffer between protesters and troublemakers. It was his way of bringing creativity and peace to the civil-disobedience movement, he said. Yung, a lifeguard, was arrested on Friday. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protests stem from Western ideals and mistrust of Beijing, ex-policeman says

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by Lana Lam

    ... chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, who on Friday said the protests were tearing the city apart. Since the 1997 handover, Hong Kong has been grappling with its interpretation of the "one ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    You're tearing us apart, former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa tells protesters

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by Staff Reporters

    ... apart, Tung tells protesters The Occupy Central movement could hurt Hong Kong's economy severely, tear the community apart and undermine the rule of law if the street protests continue, ... time since the democracy protests broke out 27 days ago. Tung, who is familiar with Beijing's thinking, said it would not use military force to break up the protests now occupying three ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Anti-Occupy Central group storms Mong Kok protest site

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by Chris Lau and Thomas Chan

    ... Chris Lau and Thomas Chan Protesters attacked, barriers removed as judge keeps injunction on zones Anti-Occupy mob storms Mong Kok site Chaos continued to reign in Mong Kok yesterday as a group of angry anti-Occupy Central protesters stormed a pro-democracy camp, dismantling barricades and attacking people, among them a prominent pro-democracy activist. Witnesses said at least 10 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Benny Tai says retreat not among options in Occupy protesters' vote

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:57pm by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Occupy Central co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting reiterated that a planned vote among protesters this Sunday was not meant to pave the way for a retreat, but rather to survey views on a counter-proposal to the government. “Protesters can decide whether to leave with their feet,” Tai said in a radio programme on Friday morning. “We cannot force them to leave ...

  8. News - World - ITALY

    Protesters top one million at Rome anti-employment reform rally: organisers

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Huge march against job reforms Protesters from across Italy descended on Rome yesterday for a vast rally against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans ... and protect the rights of new entries to the job market. Organisers put the number of protesters at one million. "We want work for everyone, and work with rights. This is a demonstration ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy protests must end- but Beijing won't use force, says ex-HK leader Tung Chee-hwa

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 01:58pm by Gary Cheung and Fanny W.Y. Fung

    ... Gary Cheung and Fanny W.Y. Fung Former chief executive says Beijing will not resort to force as it retains confidence in police and C. Y. Leung, but protests should end anyway Time to go, says Tung Beijing will not use military force to disperse Occupy Central protesters as it is confident the Hong Kong police force can handle the situation, the city's first chief executive ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Study area in Admiralty protest zone is like a breath of fresh air

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu alan.yu@scmp.com Area for study in protest zone like a breath of fresh air In the open air of the Admiralty protest zone, students hit the books in the middle of the road at row ... It helps students who choose to study at the sit-in, instead of in a library, to show solidarity with the other protesters. Common to some of them are the family disputes, even big fights, ...




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