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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police to arrest League of Social Democrats members over April rally

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com League members to be arrested over April rally Police are expected to arrest the deputy head of the League of Social Democrats along with a few other people for illegal assembly over a protest last year. Avery Ng Man-yuen, vice-chairman of the radical party, said yesterday that the action was aimed at stifling free speech. Ng said police from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    League of Social Democrats' Avery Ng arrested for July 1 antics

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com League No2 arrested for antics during Hu's visit The vice-chairman of the League of Social Democrats was arrested yesterday for throwing his T-shirt off a footbridge to catch the attention of President Hu Jintao during his visit on July 1. Avery Ng Man-yuen, who faces a public nuisance charge for the protest in Tung Chung, called his ...

  3. Letters

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

    ... with their lack of prospects and disillusioned by leaders who had amassed vast wealth for themselves, their families and an elite of cronies but ignored the welfare of the community. Through social ... that the flats built there are for people in a certain income bracket. Inequality is a serious issue now in Hong Kong, and the anger against developers and the government is a result of this inequality ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    People Power and League of Social Democrats grab votes at double

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung People Power and League of Social Democrats show their strength in New Territories East as Democratic Party support plunges 43 per cent Radicals grab votes at the double Support for radical political groups the League of Social Democrats and People Power nearly doubled in the New Territories East constituency over the past few years, while votes ...

  5. Lack of democracy is holding us back

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to have stood for a situation in which the government acquired ever large surpluses and oligopolists ever larger profits, while poverty and income inequality increased to levels unheard ...

  6. Common slang has no place in Legco chambers, president tells League of Social Democrats

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Legislative Council president Tsang Yok-sing yesterday ruled that the repeated use of what the League of Social Democrats called common slang was inappropriate in the legislature. Following overwhelming criticism on the use of foul language in Legco last week, Mr Tsang made a ruling yesterday immediately after league lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung said puk kai during the budget ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Filibuster brings opportunity to think outside box

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Wong

    ... legislators from People Power and the League of Social Democrats decided to use the debate on the Appropriation Bill 2013 to filibuster if that was what it would take to get what they wanted. What ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Rowdy protesters against CY Leung may face prosecution

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

    ... of Social Democrats and the Federation of Students, a group of student unions from eight tertiary institutions, encircled Leung's car, calling for universal suffrage and a universal pension ... behind. Police later issued a statement criticising the protesters for ignoring warnings and jeopardising social order. The protesters could be prosecuted for engaging in unlawful assembly ...

  9. League of Social Democrats aims at 15 district seats

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Robin Kwong and Gary Cheung Party hopes to expand in councils, but faces image problem The infant League of Social Democrats is planning to expand its share of district council seats ... party was formed at the beginning of October. Among its members are people like 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, who are best known for their social activism and staunchly democratic ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    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 ...




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