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Probe launched after Hong Kong police pose with guns for 'Occupy' picture

Probe launched after Hong Kong police pose with guns for 'Occupy' picture It was highly visible on the streets of Hong Kong during the 79-day pro-democracy Occupy movement, with its officers firing tear gas in an attempt to disperse demonstrators outside the government headquarters. The PTU has three branches: training, … Full News here – Read […]

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Philippines' police force more transparent than Hong Kong's, human rights

Philippines' police force more transparent than Hong Kong's, human rights … The Philippines' police force may be more transparent than Hong Kong's, or at least the Hong Kong Civil Rights Observer, a human rights activist group founded in January 2015, thinks so. The South China Morning Post reports that the group, created … Full News […]

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Hong Kong student leaders report to police over democracy protests

Hong Kong student leaders report to police over democracy protests The former British colony of Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997 under a "one country, two systems" formula that gives the city more autonomy and freedom than the mainland, with the eventual goal of universal suffrage. The protesters are … Full News here […]

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Anonymous Declares War Against Hong Kong Police – Hong Kong Video

The “hacktivist” group Anonymous sent this video to News2share early Wednesday morning, apparently declaring a cyber-war against Hong Kong for the treatment … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Joshua Wong, teen Hong Kong protester, reports for police station

Joshua Wong, teen Hong Kong protester, reports for police station The teenage face of Hong Kong's months-long democracy protests struck a defiant note as he turned himself in Friday at police request for possible arrest. Joshua Wong, 18, flashed a victory sign to supporters while reporting to police headquarters with … Full News here – […]

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Former watchdog member Eric Cheung questions Hong Kong police bail

Former watchdog member Eric Cheung questions Hong Kong police bail … Cheung, who also teaches law at the University of Hong Kong, said it was possible that some frontline officers did not fully understand internal protocols for handling bail. "If you have his address, know where he comes from and don't know when the … […]

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Hong Kong Police Criticized After 14-Year-Old's Detention

Hong Kong Police Criticized After 14-Year-Old's Detention Updated, 7:49 AM ET | The detention of a 14-year-old girl for drawing on a wall near the Hong Kong government's headquarters has brought accusations that the authorities are using child protection laws to intimidate young pro-democracy protesters and … Full News here – Read more on New […]

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Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy protesters after Christmas Eve clash

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy protesters after Christmas Eve clash On Christmas day Hong Kong police announced that 10 men and two women, aged between 13 and 43, had been arrested on charges ranging from assaulting a police officer to failing to produce proof of identity. Officers also used pepper spray and batons … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Police Arrest 12 Pro-Democracy Protesters After Overnight Clashes

Hong Kong Police Arrest 12 Pro-Democracy Protesters After Overnight Clashes Hong Kong police announced Thursday that they had detained 12 pro-democracy protesters after a night of clashes when nearly 100 demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday, marking the first sizeable rally since the last Occupy Central protest camp was … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Police Use Pepper Spray, Make Arrests as Protesters Return

Hong Kong Police Use Pepper Spray, Make Arrests as Protesters Return In recent months, thousands of protesters occupied three busy Hong Kong neighborhoods to demand that residents of the semiautonomous city be allowed to elect their chief executive in 2017 from an open list of candidates. In August, China's government … Full News here – Read […]

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Protesters and police spar in Hong Kong

Protesters and police spar in Hong Kong Hong Kong (CNN) — Police clashed with activists at the main Hong Kong pro-democracy protest site Monday morning after a violent nighttime standoff when protesters surrounded government headquarters in the city's Admiralty district. Authorities removed … Full News here – Read more on CNN

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Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site

Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site Hong Kong, a former British territory, returned to Chinese rule in 1997 under a "one country, two systems" formula that gives the city more autonomy and freedom than the mainland and a goal of universal suffrage. The protesters are demanding open … Full News here – Read more […]

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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 Protest Leaders Attempt to Surrender to Police

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Attempt to Surrender to Police Benny Tai Yiu-ting, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming Three protest leaders, from right, Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and the Rev. Chu Yiu-ming walk toward the police station in Hong Kong on Dec. 3, 2014, to surrender to police Kin Cheung—AP … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong police dismantle pro-democracy protest site

Hong Kong police dismantle pro-democracy protest site Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong police swooped on the city's main pro-democracy site Thursday, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies, and issuing an ultimatum to a hard core of protesters who have refused to budge. Full News here – Read more […]

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