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# pro-democracy - Thursday 12 November, 2020

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 7,653 Views 3 Comments

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

# pro-democracy - Monday 10 August, 2020

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 17,812 Views 20 Comments

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

# pro-democracy - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'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 44,951 Views 72 Comments

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

# pro-democracy - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

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 6,647 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.

# pro-democracy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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 7,587 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.

# pro-democracy - Monday 6 October, 2014

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 4,567 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

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

Oct 5th 2014, 6:04 PM 12,558 Views 20 Comments

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
# Pro-democracy

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

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:37 PM 6,395 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.

# pro-democracy - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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 40 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 5,356 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 4,130 Views 13 Comments

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"
# Protest
# Protest

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"

Sep 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 11,411 Views 38 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Aug 23rd 2011, 11:58 AM 233 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.

# pro-democracy - Monday 15 November, 2010

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

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi

Nov 15th 2010, 11:50 AM 201 Views 0 Comments

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