Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands
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The last time Liu Peiwen walked a thousand miles by foot was when he wanted to convince his girlfriend to marry him. This year, the Henan-born 30 year-old pulled off the “long march” again for a different reason – to arouse national awareness for the Diaoyu Islands in China.3 Dec 2012 - 6:53pm
Diaoyu activists vowed to sail to the disputed islands again on Thursday or Friday, after government safety inspectors refused to approve the boat for immediate travel on Tuesday morning.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Hong Kong activists have pledged to sail to the disputed Diaoyu Islands again as early as Tuesday, amid a police reminder that their vessel's licence is suspended for safety issues.15 Sep 2012 - 3:45am
The head of People's Daily's Japan-based partner news website says the actions of the Hong Kong activists who landed on the disputed Diaoyu Islands have "harmed" China by fuelling Sino-Japanese tensions.29 Aug 2012 - 7:43pm
An ally of chief executive Leung Chun-ying called his ministers merciless and ignorant of history after the government failed to send representatives to receive activists who returned from the disputed Diaoyu Islands.25 Aug 2012 - 8:28am
Hong Kong's Diaoyu activists plan to sue the Japanese government for illegally arresting eight protesters involved in last week's expedition to the disputed islands.29 Aug 2012 - 7:44pm
The final members of a party that made an 11-day voyage to assert Chinese sovereignty over the Diaoyus sailed home to a heroes' welcome yesterday. But as they basked in the spotlight they raised a fresh concern - the need for new blood and more money to mount future expeditions.23 Aug 2012 - 7:59am
The remaining seven Diaoyu voyagers yesterday made an emotional return to Tsim Sha Tsui, from where they had sailed 10 days earlier for the islands.
Captain Yeung Hong hailed their expedition, during which seven activists landed on the main island, a "miracle".23 Aug 2012 - 2:03pm
Activists given a heroes' welcome on their return from a mission to the disputed Diaoyu Islands could yet face prosecution for breaching the city's marine regulations, as new details emerge of police efforts to stop them leaving Hong Kong waters.23 Aug 2012 - 2:03pm
All 14 people who sailed to the Diaoyu Islands were sent home by the Japanese authorities without being prosecuted yesterday.
They headed back to Hong Kong in two batches of seven, the first arriving by air at 8pm and the second setting sail in the fishing boat that took them to the islands on Wednesday.
Escorted by a Chinese vessel, they are expected home early next week.18 Aug 2012 - 10:54am
Japan decided yesterday to deport 14 Chinese nationals, including five arrested after landing on the disputed Diaoyu Islands on Wednesday, amid diplomatic tensions with China, according to Japanese media.
The group would not be prosecuted for illegal entry and they were expected to leave Japan this evening at the earliest, the Kyodo News Agency reported.17 Aug 2012 - 9:02am
The eight activists arrested by Japanese authorities for pitching the Chinese flag on the Diaoyu Islands may be a mixed bag - including a politician, a teacher and a construction worker - but they have the backing of Hong Kong's political heavyweights.23 Aug 2012 - 2:03pm
They might have forgotten to bring enough food and fuel for their voyage, but the activists who made history yesterday by landing on the disputed Diaoyu Islands say carrying their country's flag was enough.23 Aug 2012 - 2:03pm
Like many other fellow post-war babies, the Diaoyu Islands is an issue close to my heart. When the Defend Diaoyu Islands campaign first started in the early 1970s, I was teaching in the University of Hong Kong and was not directly involved in this student movement, but it hurt me knowing that some of my students were badly beaten up by the police during the demonstrations.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am