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# pro-democracy - Last year 2021

Jimmy Lai among three Hong Kong activists convicted over Tiananmen vigil
# Pro-democracy
# Pro-democracy

Jimmy Lai among three Hong Kong activists convicted over Tiananmen vigil

Dec 9th 2021, 8:22 AM 7,870 Views 11 Comments

Lai, the 74-year-old owner of the now-shuttered pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper, was found guilty of unlawful assembly charges.

# pro-democracy - All time

Hong Kong legislature opens ahead of planned mass resignation of pro-democracy bloc
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong legislature opens ahead of planned mass resignation of pro-democracy bloc

Nov 12th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,659 Views 3 Comments

One pro-democracy lawmaker said the removal of their colleagues could sound the “death knell” for Hong Kong’s democracy.

Hong Kong newspaper owner arrested during office raid by police
# Apple Daily
# Apple Daily

Hong Kong newspaper owner arrested during office raid by police

Aug 10th 2020, 7:16 AM 17,832 Views 20 Comments

He was among seven people detained on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces.

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws
# Protests
# Protests

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws

Updated May 21st 2020, 11:59 PM 44,965 Views 72 Comments

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

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

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

Jan 1st 2020, 11:12 AM 6,666 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 5:40 PM 7,643 Views 5 Comments

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.

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work
# Pro-democracy
# Pro-democracy

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work

Oct 6th 2014, 8:12 AM 4,584 Views 11 Comments

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

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

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

Oct 5th 2014, 6:04 PM 12,580 Views 20 Comments

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

Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals
# Pro-democracy
# Pro-democracy

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

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:37 PM 6,419 Views 33 Comments

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.

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

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

Oct 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 61 Views 31 Comments

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
# Democracy
# Democracy

Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening

Oct 1st 2014, 11:47 AM 5,392 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Democracy
# Democracy

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

Oct 1st 2014, 9:28 AM 4,149 Views 13 Comments

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

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"
# Protest
# Protest

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"

Sep 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 11,444 Views 38 Comments

Heavy rain didn’t stop the determined protesters.

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

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

Aug 23rd 2011, 11:58 AM 246 Views 0 Comments

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.

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi
# Burma
# Burma

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi

Nov 15th 2010, 11:50 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

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