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Mapping Hong Kong's future beyond Occupy Central

Mapping Hong Kong's future beyond Occupy Central Chan, who specialises in social movements, said the sit-ins had unintentionally strengthened the pro-Beijing factions in Hong Kong, driven people to the radical fringe and marginalised middle-ground pan-democrats such as the Democratic Party. Full News here – Read more on South China Morning Post (subscription)

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First Occupy site cleared as angry Hong Kong protesters stand watch

First Occupy site cleared as angry Hong Kong protesters stand watch Hong Kong bailiffs tasked to enforce a court order against a key protest camp have successfully torn down barricades at an intersection in Mong Kok, after a tense face-off with pro-democracy demonstrators. The 20-man "removal team" cleared the juction … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong families split over support for Occupy Central protest

Hong Kong families split over support for Occupy Central protest "My parents said students shouldn't take part in what the Hong Kong Federation of Students has organised, but instead, focus on their studies," said the 16-year-old, who has been out on the streets since the first day of the university class boycott on … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City

Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City HONG KONG – Local police who may be planning to clear pro-democracy protesters from the streets will have a big job if they do. Aside from the demonstrators occupying roads around Hong Kong, a veritable tent city has sprung up with artwork, a café and … Full […]

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Occupy Central marshals keep an eye over Hong Kong's democracy protesters

Occupy Central marshals keep an eye over Hong Kong's democracy protesters When Hong Kong police fired the first round of tear gas at pro-democracy protesters on September 28, the head of Occupy Central's marshal team, Alex Kwok Siu-kit, was not panicked. Kwok, a seasoned unionist for more than a decade, had already tasted … Full News […]

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The focus on Occupy Hong Kong

The focus on Occupy Hong Kong About a month ago, students from the University of Hong Kong gathered in a peaceful campuswide protest to voice that any candidate for the 2017 election must be part of the pro-Beijing political group. This contradicts the promises made by the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Annotate The News: Occupy Hong Kong

Annotate The News: Occupy Hong Kong Top U.S. and British counterterrorism officials said Tuesday that the growing number and variety of foreign fighters streaming into Syria is unprecedented in recent history. “The rate of travel into Syria [by foreign fighters] is greater than we saw … Full News here – Read more on NBCNews.com

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The Occupy protests: a month that shook Hong Kong to its core

The Occupy protests: a month that shook Hong Kong to its core It's been a month that has shaken Hong Kong. The city changed forever when, at 1.45am on September 28, Occupy Central co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting declared the start of the long-anticipated civil-disobedience campaign as crowds gathered to back … Full News here – Read […]

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Occupy Central: A Hong Kong Protest Evolved From Planned Sit-In To

Occupy Central: A Hong Kong Protest Evolved From Planned Sit-In To … The eye-catching Occupy movement in Hong Kong has been winding down since Oct. 6. Students are going to have a dialogue with the government on Friday. There is still debate in town on whether protesters should retreat completely. As the decision … Full News […]

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What Old Hong Kong Tells Us About Occupy Central

What Old Hong Kong Tells Us About Occupy Central China's World columnist Andrew Browne shows us his childhood neighborhood in Hong Kong and talks to people about the Occupy Central movement. Transcript. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. … this is the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Occupy Central launches protest in Hong Kong

Occupy Central launches protest in Hong Kong Occupy Central, a pro-democracy group pushing for genuine universal suffrage in Hong Kong, on Sunday launched a long-anticipated civil disobedience campaign aimed at sending a strong protest message to the central government in Beijing. Full News here – Read more on Financial Times

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Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland

Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland … Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong's autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland academic has warned. Professor Zhang Dinghuai, deputy director at Shenzhen University's Centre for Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau, said … Full News […]

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Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland

Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland … Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong's autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland academic has warned. Professor Zhang Dinghuai, deputy director at Shenzhen University's Centre for Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau, said … Full News […]

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Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central

Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central Some lecturers at the University of Hong Kong and Polytechnic University are planning to reschedule classes to fit the protesting students' timetables. Wait a minute. If you have a beef with the central government or the Hong Kong government, fine, go … Full News here – […]

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The time is now: Hong Kong's Occupy Central

The time is now: Hong Kong's Occupy Central Hong Kong has not only been ruled as a colony for the entirety of its modern existence. It is also an immigrant society par excellence. Almost every Hong Kong person (or her parents or grandparents) came here from somewhere else within the last century. Full News here […]

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