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Hong Kong authorities clear part of Admiralty protest site

Hong Kong authorities clear part of Admiralty protest site Court bailiffs in Hong Kong have cleared part of a pro-democracy protest camp in the Admiralty district. The bailiffs, backed by police, dismantled barricades outside Citic Tower after the building's owners complained about the disruption and were … Full News here – Read more on BBC […]

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Largest Cyber-Attack in History Hits Pro-Hong Kong Protest Websites

Largest Cyber-Attack in History Hits Pro-Hong Kong Protest Websites A series of cyber attacks against websites supporting Occupy Central protestors in Hong Kong have been described as the biggest cyber attacks ever recorded. Over the last few months two independent news websites which have been covering the Occupy … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong Begins Peaceful Clearing of Occupied Protest Sites

Hong Kong Begins Peaceful Clearing of Occupied Protest Sites Protesters, who began camping out in Hong Kong after police fired tear gas and pepper spray on the demonstrators on September 28, want direct elections of the city's leader in 2017. Beijing proposes a plan for Hong Kong's elections that would require a … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong Clears Part Of Main Protest Camp

Hong Kong Clears Part Of Main Protest Camp With the courts having sided with the government, workers in Hong Kong today began clearing barricades from the main camp student protesters have been operating out of for more than two months, wire services report. According to The Associated Press, … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong authorities take first steps to break up two-month protest

Hong Kong authorities take first steps to break up two-month protest The protesters in Hong Kong have remained relatively peaceful since the occupation started on Sept. 26 in reaction to the Beijing Government's announcement it would screen candidates for Hong Kong's 2017 election. Despite initial use of tear gas and … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong protest barriers are coming down

Hong Kong protest barriers are coming down Workers in Hong Kong on Tuesday started clearing away barricades at a camp in the heart of the city that has been occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators for nearly two months, leaving most of the main protest site intact. About 30 court bailiffs … Full News here – Read […]

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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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Fresh clashes break out at Hong Kong protest site

Fresh clashes break out at Hong Kong protest site Fresh clashes broke out Wednesday between Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators and opponents as expectations grew that police were preparing to clear the occupied zones. Two men were detained by police in the Admiralty district near Hong Kong … Full News here – Read more on Los Angeles […]

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Hong Kong protest 2014: Clashes on the streets of HK | Report #2 – Hong Kong Video

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy umbrella movement comes under attack from pro-government counter-protesters on Friday. Subscribe to The Guardian ▻ http://bit.ly/su…

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Hong Kong Protest 2014: Scenes of Chaos | The New York Times – Hong Kong Video

Violent skirmishes broke out between pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong and the men who tore down their encampments on Friday in the Mong Kok neighborhood… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Jazz musician Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visit

Jazz musician Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visit Pleading ignorance, the musician has deleted a selfie he took at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests after the Chinese Foreign Ministry — which has claimed the protests are fueled by outside agents — declared Kenny G was participating an "illegal … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong government officials, democracy protest leaders begin talks

Hong Kong government officials, democracy protest leaders begin talks The crucial talks began just hours after Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying said open elections would result in the largest sector of society – the city's poor – dominating the electoral process, adding that free elections were impossible. A … Full News here – Read […]

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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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