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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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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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