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Police Arrest 511 After Hong Kong Democracy Rally

MCT HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong on Wednesday arrested at least 511 demonstrators who refused to leave city streets following one of the largest pro-democracy demonstrations in the former British territory since its return to Chinese rule in 1997. Demonstrators were arrested for “participating in unauthorized assembly and obstructing police officers in an […]

July 2, 2014

Hong Kong Braces For Protests As Vote Fuels Pro-Democracy Movement

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times HONG KONG — Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets Tuesday to continue pressing their cause. The 10-day […]

June 30, 2014