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China protests to Britain after deputy PM meets Hong Kong activists

China protests to Britain after deputy PM meets Hong Kong activists Chan, a former senior Hong Kong official, and Lee, one of the founders of the Hong Kong opposition Democratic Party, met U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the White House in April, in one of the most high-profile attempts to flag Hong Kong's democracy … […]

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Activists arrested over storming of Legco

Wong Yeung-tat and Dickson Cheung Hon-yin arrested after demonstration against government’s plan for northeastern New Territories. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Democracy Activists Rebuke Chinas White Paper

Protesters raise a mock "white paper", left, released by Beijing State Council on Tuesday saying it holds ultimate control over the former British colony, outside the Chinese liaison office … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Hong Kong Democracy Activists Challenge Beijing with Referendum Plan

Hong Kong Democracy Activists Challenge Beijing with Referendum Plan WASHINGTON — Hong Kong appears to be heading toward more political confrontation in the coming weeks, as pro-democracy activists prepare to hold an unofficial referendum to pressure the territory's government and its superiors in Beijing to accept … Full News here – Read more on Voice of […]

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It may be time for Hong Kong activists to look outwards as good Asians

Who’s a patriot? That’s an oft-asked question about loyalty to the Chinese nation or the communist state. But does it matter? Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Democracy Activists Challenge Beijing with Referendum Plan

WASHINGTON ?? appears to be heading toward more political confrontation in the coming weeks, as pro-democracy activists prepare to hold an unofficial referendum to pressure the territory’s … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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‘Operation Yellow Bird’ activists recall flights to freedom through Hong Kong

It still seems an impossible feat: a group of courageous Hongkongers helping to spirit hundreds of dissidents out of the mainland after the June 4 crackdown under the nose of the authorities. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong activists recall painful memories of helping besieged Tiananmen protesters

Recalling the events of 1989 traumatised Dr Lam Yik-tsz. She found herself unable to sleep as she tried to make sense of her memories of events in Tiananmen Square. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Country park enclave draft zoning plans faces fierce opposition from villagers and activists

Town planners will on Monday begin hearing representations and comments on draft zoning plans for three country park enclaves in the first of four scheduled meetings over the next month. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Student activists urge pan-democrats to stand firm on public nomination

As lawmakers prepared to leave the city today for the Shanghai meeting with central government officials, student activists urged pan-democratic lawmakers not to “kneel down” in their pursuit of public nomination of the chief executive during their exclusive meeting. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Flag-burning activists’ sentence reduced

Two activists earlier found guilty of attempting to burn a Hong Kong flag had their sentence reduced after winning an appeal against sentence. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Building in Lantau parks ‘dangerous’ idea, activists say

The idea that building in country parks on Lantau could actually improve the island’s environment is both “worrying” and “dangerous”, activists and green groups said on Monday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Green activists see red over felling of iconic wall tree in Wan Chai

Green activists are mourning the loss of a giant wall banyan tree in Wan Chai that has been chopped down to make way for a hotel development by the Hopewell group. The tree, which was estimated to be about 80 years old, was a well-known feature of the area. Full News here – Hong Kong […]

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Activists urge Australia to ban export of greyhounds to Macau Canidrome

Animal welfare activists have slammed the Australian government for refusing to consider banning the export of hundreds of greyhounds every year to Macau’s Yat Yuen Canidrome, a greyhound racing track notorious for inhumane conditions and brutal extermination policies. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Court of Appeal upholds gay activist’s right to dance at 2011 rally

The Court of Appeal has upheld a gay activist’s right to dance during a 2011 rally by rejecting a police appeal. The judgement, handed down on Wednesday, agreed with a ruling in July last year in favour of the gay activist, identified in court only as T. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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