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Multiple arrests as Hong Kong demonstrators retake protest camp

Multiple arrests as Hong Kong demonstrators retake protest camp Earlier in the day officers had significantly reduced the size of the northern Mongkok camp — the second largest after the main protest site opposite the government's headquarters in central Hong Kong — in a swift dawn raid that saw no resistance … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong Protest Leader Joshua Wong Pledges 'Persistent' Fight

Hong Kong Protest Leader Joshua Wong Pledges 'Persistent' Fight By Ed Flanagan. HONG KONG — Joshua Wong, the student leader who helped spark pro-democracy demonstrations rocking Hong Kong, has promised a long-term fight against Beijing despite a recent drop-off in protester numbers. “Let's bring our clothes, … Full News here – Read more on NBCNews.com

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Global Support for Hong Kong Student Protest Intensifies

Global Support for Hong Kong Student Protest Intensifies HONG KONG-CHINA-POLITICS-DEMOCRACY Support messages from citizens of various countries are seen near a gathering point of pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on Oct. 2, 2014 Philippe Lopez—AFP/Getty Images … Full News here – Read more on TIME

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Hong Kong Protest Leader, Government Negotiate Dialogue Framework

Hong Kong Protest Leader, Government Negotiate Dialogue Framework HONG KONG—. After more than a week of protests that paralyzed parts of Hong Kong, student leaders have established a framework with government officials to discuss their political reform demands. The breakthrough comes as intense pro-democracy … Full News here – Read more on Voice of America

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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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As Hong Kong Protest Ebbs, Organizers Claim Small Gains

As Hong Kong Protest Ebbs, Organizers Claim Small Gains HONG KONG — As the protests dwindled and life in Hong Kong increasingly returned to its frenetic routine on Monday, organizers of the biggest pro-democracy political movement in China since the 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in Beijing said … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Voices of Hong Kong’s 2014 Protest | The New York Times – Hong Kong Video

Hong Kong residents reflect on the recent days of protests. Produced by: Jonah M. Kessel Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1vACF7d Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hong Kong Protest 2014: The Voice of a Student Leader | The New York Times

Hong Kong Protest 2014: The Voice of a Student Leader | The New York Times – Hong Kong Video

A look at the fears and motivations driving the anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong. Produced by: Jonah M. Kessel and Mona El-Naggar Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1DWcPza Subscribe…

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Protest group ditches talks with Hong Kong government; calls for more protest

Protest group ditches talks with Hong Kong government; calls for more protest Hong Kong (CNN) — After jarring clashes between pro-democracy protesters and opponents in Hong Kong's densely populated Mong Kok district Friday, student leaders called off talks with the government — accusing police of allowing the violence to unfold. Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong activists share election protest on social media

Hong Kong activists share election protest on social media Tens of thousands of pro-democracy activists, most in their teens or 20s, took to the streets of Hong Kong in response to mainland Chinese authorities' decision to limit voters' choices in the 2017 election for chief executive, according to Times … Full News here – Read […]

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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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Hong Kong students protest election restrictions

Hong Kong students protest election restrictions HONG KONG – Thousands of students from two dozen schools in Hong Kong skipped classes today to protest "dictatorial" control by the Chinese central government over the territory's election rules. Students began a weeklong boycott with a rally on the … Full News here – Read more on Detroit Free […]

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Hong Kong students to boycott class to protest curbs on democracy

Hong Kong students to boycott class to protest curbs on democracy Posters printed with a yellow Chinese character saying 'boycott' are displayed on a notice board inside the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where a large scale student rally will be held on Monday. Hong Kong students are preparing for a showdown with … Full News […]

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Hong Kong Protest Group Faces Moment of Truth

Hong Kong Protest Group Faces Moment of Truth HONG KONG—For a protest movement inclined to deliberate, the need to follow talk with action is sinking in. The prompt for Occupy Central came on Aug. 31, when Beijing said candidates for Hong Kong chief executive will be nominated by a committee it … Full News here – […]

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Dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest

Dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest But in Hong Kong, where the slaughter of dogs and cats is illegal, more than 100 distraught animal lovers have converged at the headquarters of the city's Mass Transit Railway Corp to protest against station staff allowing a train to run over a stray … Full […]

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