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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police vague about whether anti-Occupy Central officers breached code

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... its perceived neutrality. The force also stopped short of offering a promise to keep from using pepper spray or a higher degree of violence than what was applied at the July 2 Chater Road ... On handling future protests, Cheung said: "Whether violence would be used depends on the actual circumstances. It would be best if we could … enforce the law without resorting to the use ...

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

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

    ... were trying to overthrow the regime while we are only calling for political reform. I can't see there are citizens hoping to oust the government via violence," the Chinese University ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Robert Chow Yung: There is another voice in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Central protesters," Chow says. "Some people may not like the government policies … but most still want peace and harmony. They don't want to see violence, chaos and turmoil." ...

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    Occupy Central will not be 'Armageddon', security expert says

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Security experts predict some disruption to business, but limited violence Occupy Central not 'Armageddon' Security experts and risk assessment ... to business, but limited violence and nothing compared to the World Trade Organisation protests in 2005. "Confrontational elements linked to Occupy Central could cause some disruption in Central, ...

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    Police used physical 'pressure-point tactics' to clear Chater Road

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Clifford Lo, Ernest Kao, Samuel Chan and Jennifer Ngo

    ... under fire for "needlessly" arresting more than 500 people in the absence of any violence or scuffles. As columns of police reinforcements arrived at 1.30am, the demonstrators braced ... "There wasn't any violence or scuffles. Why did police have to arrest more than 500 people?" she asked. "Police are giving people the impression that they are treating citizens ...

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    Legco filibuster on stamp duty puts more than HK$4b at stake, lawyers warn

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Austin Chiu, Sandy Li

    ... Yesterday, more than 1,000 people marched to condemn the filibustering and violence seen in Legco. Stanley Ng Chau-pei, chairman of march organiser the Beijing-loyalist Federation of Trade Unions, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Questions raised over credibility of planned anti-Occupy signature campaign

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:27pm by Joyce Ng

    ... as "totally groundless" allegations that plain-clothes officers had incited violence at recent mass rallies. "In light of protesters' recent violent attempts to barge ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New-town funding vote prompts people to cast ballots in unofficial referendum

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:59am by Ernest Kao, JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng, Phila Siu

    ... by how Ng Leung-sing blatantly ignored the procedures and got the vote passed. This was like violence to me," Lau said after voting. Watch: Hong Kong residents vote on the last day ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Opponents of planned border towns vow to keep their cool at Legco rally

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:24pm by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao and Tony Cheung

    ... "All we wanted was to highlight the injustice of the [new towns] plan. We are not looking for drama or violence." Chow's village is one of several in Kwu Tung North and Fanling North ... a Kwu Tung North resident. Asked if she would endorse the same extreme tactics tomorrow, Li said the protesters "had her support" but those who resorted to violence would have ...

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    Legco lockdown: security stepped up for Friday vote on fiercely opposed new-towns project

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 02:39pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... dangerous message"- that the use of violence could halt contentious policies. He asked lawmakers to consider letting their assistants take leave if they were not needed at the upcoming meeting. ...




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