Melody Chan Yuk-fung

Defence seeks ways to resolve activist's case

Melody Chan leaves court yesterday after being granted a delay in her trial for her role in a protest two years ago. Photo: Felix Wong

The trial of an Occupy Central volunteer arrested for her role in a 2011 protest was adjourned yesterday as the defence sought alternative ways to resolve the controversial case.

Saturday, 8 June, 2013, 4:38am 1 comment

Protesters check out if they are Hong Kong's most wanted

Several people who were active in anti-national education protests went to find out if they are on police wanted lists. Photo: David Wong

More than 20 people went to the police headquarters in Wan Chai yesterday to find out if they were on the wanted list, after an Occupy Central movement volunteer was arrested for her role in a demonstration two years ago.

15 May 2013 - 4:02am 1 comment

'Occupy Central' activist faces charges in court

Trainee solicitor Melody Chan leaves Eastern Court with movement organiser Reverend Chu Yiu-ming after hearing her charges yesterday. Photo: David Wong

An Occupy Central volunteer arrested for her role in a demonstration two years ago appeared in court yesterday.

Melody Chan Yuk-fung, 26, who was arrested on Wednesday, faced two charges. She was accused of organising a public meeting against the Public Order Ordinance and of taking part in an unauthorised assembly on July 1, 2011.

11 May 2013 - 5:28am

Police chief defends Occupy Central activist's arrest

Commissioner of Police Andy Tsang Wai-hung views protesters' placards depicting him as a dog and a political tool. Photo: Edward Wong

Andy Tsang Wai-hung said officers did not know until she was arrested on Wednesday that Melody Chan Yuk-fung had joined the movement to occupy roads in the city centre in a pro-democracy protest planned for next year.

10 May 2013 - 5:54am 4 comments

Occupy Central volunteer charged over July 1 protest

Founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting said the government hoped to create 'white terror'. Photo: Dickson Lee

A volunteer at the office of the Occupy Central movement was arrested yesterday for her part in the July 1 demonstrations of 2011, prompting questions as to why it took police nearly two years to act.

9 May 2013 - 5:45am 3 comments