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10 Lessons From the Hong Kong Protests

Han Zhu | Posted 02.11.2015 | World
Han Zhu

SHANGHAI -- The "umbrella revolution" has come to an end. Post-occupied Hong Kong braces for an uncertain future. While pessimists predict nothing but doom and gloom, optimists, with good reason, believe that valuable lessons could be drawn from the "Occupy Central" fiasco and Hong Kong could come out stronger.

Matt Sheehan

Hong Kong Police Move In On Volatile Protest Site | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.29.2014 | World

Hong Kong police have begun clearing barricades and making arrests around the most volatile site in the city’s ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations....

The Exclusive Election Body At Heart Of Hong Kong's Protests

AP | JACK CHANG and KELVIN CHAN | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — It's among the most powerful clubs in this city of enormous wealth and influence. Only 1,200 people are allowed in, and they decide...

Hong Kong Protesters Set For The Long Haul At Self-Sustaining Village

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2014 | World

By Farah Master HONG KONG, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Hong Kong protesters have created a self-sustaining village within a month of taking the...

No Breakthrough In Hong Kong Talks

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2014 | World

By James Pomfret and Clare Baldwin HONG KONG, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Thousands of Hong Kong protesters listened raptly from the streets on Tuesday as s...

Matt Sheehan

Hong Kong Protesters See 'No Hope' In Negotiations | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

HONG KONG -- Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy protests are scheduled to begin long-awaited negotiations with representatives of the city go...

Hong Kong Police Swoop In To Remove Protest Barricades In Dawn Raid

AP | SYLVIA HUI and KELVIN CHAN | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police cleared an offshoot Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and ca...

Hong Kong Riot Move On Pro-Democracy Protesters

AP | KELVIN CHAN and SYLVIA HUI | Posted 12.14.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers drove protesters from an underpass in the dead of night in the worst violence since the stree...

Hong Kong Government Calls Off Talks With Student Protest Leaders

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2014 | World

By James Pomfret and Clare Baldwin HONG KONG, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Hong Kong called off talks with protesting students on Thursday, dealing a h...

Legacy Of Tiananmen Square Looms Over Hong Kong Protests

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH and LOUISE WATT | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — The legacy of the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square looms larger in Hong Kong than in mainland China, where the Communist Party ha...

Business Backlash Looms In Occupied Hong Kong

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan, Wayne Chang | Posted 10.05.2014 | World

HONG KONG –- On a tense Sunday afternoon, the occupation of Hong Kong’s streets by democracy protesters crossed the one-week mark, as mounting los...

Beijing's Man in Hong Kong Should Resign After Crackdown on Protesters

George Chen | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
George Chen

Last week, hundreds of students rallied outside Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's office and his Upper Albert Road residence in the central part of Hong Kong. Student leaders demanded a face-to-face dialogue with Leung. Leung chose to hide, earning him a new nickname as a "coward."

Occupy Hong Kong: 'We Won't Leave'

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

HONG KONG, Aug 13 (Reuters) - HSBC won a legal bid on Monday to have members of the Occupy Hong Kong movement evicted from the open-air plaza benea...