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Prostitutes march in Hong Kong to protest police tactics

Hong Kong – Dozens of prostitutes protested in Hong Kong Sunday against alleged mistreatment by police. They marched to police headquarters holding placards claiming that many women had been verbally and physically abused by officers during raids. They also called … Continue reading

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Police clear protesters in Central

Police have cleared hundreds of protesters who had staged a sit-down protest across both sides of Connaught Road Central, paralyzing traffic. They had refused to leave the area after taking part in the July 1st pro-democracy rally, and had broken … Continue reading

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Squatter gas blast threat ends on quiet note

Workers suspended an operation to tear down a squatter hut on a Kwai Chung hillside after a woman living there threatened to explode a gas cylinder. However, a Lands Department spokeswoman said later that after discussions the family agreed to … Continue reading

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Riot baptism for kids

Parents have been warned against taking their kids to street demonstrations after an eight-year-old boy was pepper- sprayed by police during anti-budget clashes. Security chief Ambrose Lee Siu- kwong yesterday condemned the violence in Sunday’s protest and said it was … Continue reading

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Govt condemns budget protest violence

The Secretary for Security, Ambrose Lee, has condemned what he described as the “violent actions” of anti-budget protesters in Central yesterday. He said three police officers were injured in the clashes, and one is still in hospital. One-hundred-and-thirteen people were … Continue reading

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More than 1,000 march to protest Hong Kong’s rich-poor divide

Hong Kong – More than 1,000 people marched in Hong Kong Sunday to protest against the rich-poor gulf in the wealthy city and to demand more government help for the underprivileged. Some protesters scuffled with police with police when they … Continue reading

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May Day protestors rally across Asia

JAKARTA — Tens of thousands of protestors rallied across Asia Saturday in May Day rallies calling for higher wages and better working conditions. Most of the protests passed off without incident but in the Chinese territory of Macau riot police … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Rebukes Railway Protesters

JANUARY 18 HONG KONG—Hong Kong’s top leader condemned protesters who clashed with riot police this weekend over a contentious proposal for a high-speed railway, accusing them of “irresponsible behavior” that violated “Hong Kong’s core values.” In his first public remarks … Continue reading

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