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Citizens' Radio

Citizens' Radio activists in court

The trial of four Citizens’ Radio activists for unlicensed broadcasting opened in Eastern Court in Sai Wan Ho on Monday.

Monday, 6 May, 2013, 6:29pm

Charges dropped against 16 guests on the pirate station Citizens' Radio

The government has dropped charges against guest speakers on a pirate radio station, despite pursuing a prosecution for more than five years.

15 Jan 2013 - 4:04am

A Good Week for … , November 18, 2012

Jiang Zemin

The former president showed his clout in the Communist Party, with as many as six of the seven members of the new Politburo Standing Committee said to be his followers, with only one clearly in the camp of his successor, Hu Jintao. It's not a bad achievement for a man whose health has long been the subject of speculation since his retirement.


18 Nov 2012 - 3:48am

Stone Age broadcasting laws in a digital world

Officials like commerce chief Greg So Kam-leung want us to think the granting of radio and television licences is purely a policy matter, not politics. Rules and procedures are in place to ensure fairness and to serve the public interest. Who is he kidding?

15 Nov 2012 - 2:34am 2 comments

Pan-democrats win appeal against convictions in Citizens' Radio case

Five prominent pan-democrats yesterday won their appeal against a conviction for speaking on an unlicensed radio station.

Four of the five judges on a Court of Final Appeal panel ruled in favour of lawmakers Wong Yuk-man, Emily Lau Wai-hing, Lee Cheuk-yan and Albert Chan Wai-yip, and former lawmaker Lee Wing-tat.

14 Nov 2012 - 4:21am

Talking Points

Final verdict in Citizens' Radio case

13 Nov 2012 - 2:15am

Judgment reserved in Citizens' Radio appeal case involving five democrats

The top court has begun hearing an appeal whether five prominent pan-democrats who were fined for speaking on pirate station Citizens' Radio in 2008 should have been prosecuted.

19 Oct 2012 - 3:34am

Leave to appeal granted over Citizens' Radio

Five prominent pan-democrats were granted leave to appeal by Hong Kong's highest court against HK$1,000 fines imposed on them for speaking on pirate station Citizens' Radio.

They are challenging the constitutionality of the 75-year-old Telecommunications Ordinance which outlaws the unlicensed station.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Trio in June 4 shirts for Tsang photo

Three lawmakers wore June 4 T-shirts yesterday when they posed with the chief executive for the first group photo session in the new Legislative Council building

22 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Citizens' Radio makes it to top court

Four pan-democratic lawmakers have been granted permission to challenge in the Court of Final Appeal their convictions for broadcasting on an unlicensed radio station.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am