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#Pro-democracy

# pro-democracy - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes

The city has been battered by nearly seven months of unrest, which was sparked by a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

# pro-democracy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Opinion: 'Hong Kong people are more tolerant of radical protest because of guilt - not anger'

Dr Chung Kam Kwok, a Research Fellow at Trinity College, gives some background to the violent protests seen in 2019 and asks what’s next for the territory.

# pro-democracy - Monday 6 October, 2014

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work

Schools have reopened and civil servants have returned to work today.

# pro-democracy - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# pro-democracy - Friday 3 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals Pro-democracy This post contains images

Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals

The three main protester groups have called on the government to intervene, and have said they will not engage in talks until the attacks end.

# pro-democracy - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening

The protest will take place at 17.30 today outside the GPO on O’Connell Street.

Hong Kong Occupy leader says protests will spread 'like flowers'

Pro-democracy leaders pleaded with residents to understand why the city has been brought to a standstill.

# pro-democracy - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"

Heavy rain didn’t stop the determined protesters.

# pro-democracy - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report

Seven people were reportedly killed after a UN fact-finding mission left the restive city of Homs yesterday. The UN has criticised Syria for restricting the mission’s access.

# pro-democracy - Monday 15 November, 2010

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi Burma This post contains videos

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi

Burma’s heroine vows to fight on for human rights and democracy in her first day back at the office.