Hong Kong protest

Anti-Leung rally organisers warn of infiltrators

Thousands participated in a pro-Leung Chun-ying demonstration on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Organisers of the January 1 protest march, which will demand Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s resignation, are worried that opponents may sneak into their peaceful ranks to provoke chaos, they said on Monday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Pro-government rally draws thousands in support of CY

Pro-Leung Chun-ying marchers start their rally in Victoria Park on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Chinese national flags are no longer synonymous with anti-Japanese protests on the mainland after hundreds of Hongkongers marched with the banners and expressed support for the embattled chief executive on Sunday.

The national emblem was accompanied by Hong Kong flags and nonstop chanting as backers of Leung Chun-ying braved cold weather for the rally.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Activists call for Liu Xiaobo's release on anniversary

Protesters prepare to release balloons with a drawing of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. Photo: Reuters

Activists in Hong Kong held a march on Tuesday morning to call for the release of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was sentenced to prison three years ago on Christmas Day.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am