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Activist seeks judicial review into decision over country park enclaves

A green activist is accusing a government body of failing to follow the law when it chose not to incorporate six enclaves into the surrounding country parks. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Tiananmen Square activist refused entry to Hong Kong to attend June 4 museum opening

A US-based dissident and Tiananmen Square activist was refused entry to Hong Kong on Saturday night as he attempted to visit the city to attend the opening of the world’s first permanent museum dedicated to the June 4 crackdown. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Biden backs Hong Kong democracy in activist meeting

US Vice President Joe Biden called on Friday for democratic rule in Hong Kong as he met with two outspoken activists from the semi-autonomous Chinese metropolis. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Wife of Hong Kong rights activist goes on hunger strike over his arrest

The wife of rights activist and Diaoyu Islands campaigner Yang Kuang is to stage a hunger strike in protest at the arrest of her husband in Shenzhen and the failure of the Hong Kong government to help her. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong activist goes missing on mainland after texting wife ‘I am in trouble’

The wife of Diaoyu islands activist Yang Kuang said on Monday night he had gone missing in Shenzhen and that she believes he was taken by mainland authorities. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Tiananmen activist tries to surrender to China

HONG KONG (AP) — The second most wanted student leader from the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests is trying again to surrender to Chinese authorities. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Doctor has vendetta against me: transgender rights activist

A transgender rights activist has accused one of the city’s foremost experts on gender identity disorders of carrying out a personal vendetta against her because she complained about a nurse at a local hospital. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Activist warns time running out for Hong Kong’s pink dolphins

Dr. Samuel Hung, doesn’t mince words when it comes to discussing Hong Kong’s declining Chinese White Dolphin population. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Disaffection with Leung Chun-ying sees renewed flight to Vancouver, says activist

Vancouver could be facing a new wave of immigration from Hong Kong amid growing discontent since Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying took office, according to Henry Chau, chairman of the Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Activist wins fight over police order to stop dancing at rally

The lawyer for a gay rights activist says his successful appeal against a police decision to stop him and others dancing at a rally means the force can no longer misuse the law to curb demonstrations. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Activist puts out Occupy Central action plan

An academic behind a plan to block roads in Central to fight for democracy said it remained to be seen whether organisers can reach a consensus with another pan-democratic alliance on demands for the 2017 chief executive election reform. University of Hong Kong associate law professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting offered more details about his timetable […]

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Magistrate mulls change to charge on league activist Avery Ng

A magistrate has made a rare suggestion to amend a charge in court instead of dismissing it, at the trial of a pro-democracy activist who tried to catch the attention of visiting President Hu Jintao in June. Magistrate Raymond Wong Kwok-fai informed the counsels of the proposal at the hearing of activist Avery Ng Man-yuen […]

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Activist removes Hong Kong ID card database from website

HONG KONG–A Hong Kong activist who posted an identity card database online in protest at a proposed law that would restrict access to information on company directors has removed the file from his … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Activist takes Hong Kong ID card database offline

HONG KONG (AFP) – A Hong Kong activist who posted an identity card database online in protest at a proposed law that would restrict access to information on company directors has removed the file … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Hong Kong activist jailed for burning Chinese flag

HONG KONG (AFP) – A prominent Hong Kong political activist has been jailed for nine months for burning both the Chinese and city flags during anti-Beijing protests, court officials said on … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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