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G-20 London Summit Protests

Jordan protesters call for “downfall of the regime”

Thousands of protesters chanted the Arab Spring slogan “the people want the downfall of the regime” in Jordan’s capital on Friday, as demonstrations against rising prices gather force.

Friday, 16 November, 2012, 8:21pm

300 in Central sit-in

As many as 300 people gathered in Hong Kong's Exchange Square on Saturday to echo anti-capitalism messages of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York.

The crowd at 'Occupy Central' later dropped to 50 people, and they moved to nearby HSBC headquarters, where some of the people spent the night.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Rally organisers ask police to lay down ground rules

Organisers of the annual July 1 protest march have accused the police of not laying down clear ground rules to avoid confrontation and chaos.

The rally's organisers met police yesterday and asked for specific conditions in which officers would take action against protesters.

28 May 2011 - 12:00am

The kettling controversy


What is kettling? It's a method of crowd control used by police during protests or other large gatherings of people. Police surround the crowd with a tight cordon of officers who will not let people leave the area, or only let them leave at one place. This has caused many complaints from protesters and bystanders.


16 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Guangzhou police avert department store rally

Guangzhou police took several anti-Japan protesters into custody and persuaded dozens of others to leave a protest site yesterday, saying their actions were illegal.

Several hundred people were outside China Plaza - where Japanese department store Jusco has a branch - waiting for the shopping centre to open when a group of about 20 protesters arrived.

18 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Police rules on handling media need refining

As the police reaction to the past week's protests comes under closer scrutiny, some of the questions raised will involve the treatment of media representatives reporting on the events.

9 Apr 2004 - 12:00am