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Hong Kong university evokes Occupy memories with two-week Umbrella Festival

Hong Kong university evokes Occupy memories with two-week Umbrella Festival A group of students and lecturers from CUHK are busy keeping the Umbrella Movement alive, not in that scrappy gaggle of tents down in Admiralty, but in a multidisciplinary event space. The Umbrella Festival opened at the Jockey Club's Art Centre in … Full News […]

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Occupy protester beaten in car by police claiming to be triads, Hong Kong

Occupy protester beaten in car by police claiming to be triads, Hong Kong … An Occupy Central protestors was punched in the head and his privates by police claiming to be triads after he was arrested last year, a Hong Kong court has heard. Chan Pak-shan, 24, younger brother of Occupy volunteer Melody Chan, was […]

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Occupy Hong Kong: Exclusive Raw Footage

Occupy Hong Kong: Exclusive Raw Footage – Hong Kong Video

Student protests in Hong Kong are running on for a third consecutive night. This exclusive raw footage shows student protesters tear-gassed by Hong Kong poli… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hong Kong's Occupy protests did not end with a loss, says co-founder Benny Tai

Hong Kong's Occupy protests did not end with a loss, says co-founder Benny Tai He said he had "no choice" in starting the mass sit-in, which seems to have toughened Beijing's stance towards Hong Kong. "The aim of Occupy was twofold: to put pressure on Beijing through threatening to occupy the roads, and to do […]

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Hong Kong Police Begin Clearing Last Occupy Protest Site

Hong Kong Police Begin Clearing Last Occupy Protest Site Hong Kong's leader declared the end of pro-democracy protests that blocked the city's roads for more than 11 weeks, as police cleared the last demonstration site. Cars and trams returned to areas of the popular Causeway Bay shopping district that had … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong braces for clearance of final Occupy protest zones

Hong Kong braces for clearance of final Occupy protest zones Beijing and Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying, have branded the protests illegal and rejected demands for a poll that would allow open nominations of candidates, sticking instead to a mechanism to pre-screen anyone who runs. Splinter protest groups … Full News here – Read more on […]

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The final push: police finalise plans to clear Hong Kong streets of Occupy

The final push: police finalise plans to clear Hong Kong streets of Occupy … More than 3,000 police officers could be deployed to clear the biggest Occupy camp in Admiralty and the protest zone in Causeway Bay on the same day this week, according to police sources. The clearance is likely to take place on […]

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3 Hong Kong Occupy leaders report to police, but others keep up the fight

3 Hong Kong Occupy leaders report to police, but others keep up the fight … Hong Kong (CNN) — Three co-founders of a pro-democracy organization that's been demonstrating for weeks in Hong Kong reported to police Wednesday, though other groups — hunger strikers among them — remain out in force, demanding sweeping … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong Occupy Leaders Surrender as Pro-Democracy Protests Appear to

Hong Kong Occupy Leaders Surrender as Pro-Democracy Protests Appear to … Riot police use pepper spray as they clash with protesters, as tens of thousands of protesters block the main street to the financial Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong September 28, 2014. Reuters … Full News here – Read more on Newsweek

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Hong Kong's Occupy Central leaders surrender to police as pro-democracy

Hong Kong's Occupy Central leaders surrender to police as pro-democracy … Leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement have surrendered to police for their role in democracy protests the government has deemed illegal. But after a short meeting, Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming were released without charge. Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong's Occupy movement must play a long, patient game

Hong Kong's Occupy movement must play a long, patient game By the time you read this, the three founders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement are likely to have turned themsleves over to police. Professors Benny Tai Yiu-ting and Chan Kin-man and Reverend Chu Yiu-ming planned to walk in to a police station … Full News […]

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Hong Kong's Occupy Central founders say they'll turn themselves in

Hong Kong's Occupy Central founders say they'll turn themselves in Tai had been the first to advocate blocking the streets of the former British colony with up to 100,000 people to pressure Beijing into abiding by its 1997 agreement to allow Hong Kong to run its own democratic government for another 50 years. Instead … […]

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‘Occupy Hong Kong illegal, authorities open for dialogue’ – Hong Kong Video

The student leader behind Hong Kong’s ongoing protests has gone on hunger strike and tried to urge the city government into dialogue. Democracy activists have been engaged in street rallies… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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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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