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  • Sep 22, 2014
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Protests

Impeach bid is waste of public's time

Today will see the start of a two-day circus when anti-Leung Chun-ying legislators try to impeach the chief executive. There will be the usual clownish antics and angry speeches - all for the benefit of the TV cameras.

Wednesday, 9 January, 2013, 5:17am 10 comments

Leung supporter fined for hitting TV cameraman at rally

A pro-government supporter has been fined for assaulting a TV cameraman during a rally backing the chief executive.

Designer Paul Fan Che-ming, 61, was fined HK$1,500 after pleading guilty yesterday at Eastern Court to a single count of assault. Fan was ordered to pay HK$1,000 in compensation to the cameraman, Lau Ka-wo.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:17am

Anti-CY demonstrators accuse police of abusing powers

Anti-Leung Chun-ying protesters said they might change their demonstration strategy from "marching" to driving on the streets in future and accused police of abusing their powers in the New Year's Day stand-off.

7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am

Legal group produces handbook for protesters

A big rise in the number of arrests of demonstrators has prompted a group of legal professionals to produce a handbook to explain their rights.

6 Jan 2013 - 2:01pm 1 comment

Sheung Shui parallel-traders protest descends into chaos

Scuffles broke out and two parallel traders were arrested for assault during a protest at Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday.

About 20 people took part in the protest, organised by a Facebook group concerned about parallel-goods traders buying up goods in the area to resell at a profit across the border.

6 Jan 2013 - 4:06am 4 comments

Rally organiser denies knowing man in 'paid protesters' claim

An organiser of the New Year's Day pro-government rally distanced himself yesterday from a businessman who was allegedly seen in the company of a teenager handing out money to participants in the march.

4 Jan 2013 - 3:30am 1 comment

Colonial history won't be waived at Tai Da Flags

A flag maker whose business has benefited from recent rallies in Hong Kong always reminds his young buyers of the history behind their purchases - especially when it comes to a certain British colonial banner.

3 Jan 2013 - 10:12am

We did not pay people to march: pro-Leung rally organisers

Organisers of Tuesday's march in support of the chief executive have insisted that those reported to have received a cash reward in exchange for their participation in the protest were not their affiliates.

3 Jan 2013 - 12:39pm

Lawmakers say their arrests at New Year's protest were political

Protesters arrested in Tuesday night's standoff accused police of acting with a political motive, with two lawmakers saying the crowd had already dispersed when they were taken away.

3 Jan 2013 - 9:36am 3 comments

City's activists get more radical to ensure they are heard

Fledgling activist groups - both for and against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying - have heated up Hong Kong with more radical ideas and antics of late.

3 Jan 2013 - 9:35am