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Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Police ban demo, troops move to the border

A march through Central Hong Kong, the eleventh since early June, called by the Civil Human Rights Front for Sunday, August 18, has been banned by Hong Kong's police chiefs. Read more...

Hong Kong: learning the right lessons

The trashing of the Legislative Council, Legco, building in Hong Kong on July 1 certainly drew the world's attention to the ongoing opposition to the proposed Extradition Law that would allow people d Read more...

Hong Kong governs – Beijing rules!

Two years after the collapse of the “Umbrella Movement” that arose in protest at the blatantly undemocratic procedure for electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive, two elected members of the Legislative C Read more...

香港:选举“改革”在立法会上失败了

香港:选举“改革”在立法会上失败了

去年12月,占中运动被香港警方清场了。占中是抗议新的选举立法,因为它将赋予北京以否决特首候选人的权力。在上星期举行的立法会上,该选举法最终没有通过,尽管亲北京分子在立法会中占有优势。究竟是怎么回事呢? Read more...

香港的55天

发生在香港的占中运动已经持续了九个星期。它仍将继续下去,一方面因为抵抗者们(主要是青年人)不屈不挠的反抗精神,还因为它得到了市民们最广泛的支持,正是这种支持使政府每次驱散示威的企图都落空了。 Read more...

Hong Kong: Korean militants lead onslaught on WTO fortress

On the first day of the WTO meeting, demonstrators from all over South East Asia marched from Victoria Park to the prescribed demonstration strip. There were about five or six thousand demonstrators.

Groups included peasants, women, workers (in various trade union federations and confedrations), Taiwanese sex workers, and fisherfolks from S Korea, Philippines, Japan, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Taiwan and even Mongolia! Read more...

Hong Kong: 100,000 on democracy march

A report from the League member in Hong Kong on the demonstration.
It was big: reports vary from 40,000 to 250,000; I think 100,000 minimum. We left Victoria Park with the start of the demonstration at 3:00pm, and by mobile phone accounts people were still leaving the park at 5:30. There wasn’t enough room at the final assembly point for the whole of the march to squeeze in. Read more...

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