Hong Kong Federation of Students

Type: Organization
Name: Hong Kong Federation of Students
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands protest HK’s Occupy Central

People hold Chinese national flags and a Hong Kong regional flag as they take part in a march against the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: AFPTens of thousands of people Sunday turned out in Hong Kong to protest against the upcoming ... [Published Global Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Should Uphold Judicial Independence, Former Judge Says

Hong Kong ’s former top judge saidthe city needs to defend the independence of the judiciary aftera Chinese policy paper stoked concerns of heightened influenceby the government in Beijing.The white paper issued by the Chinese government in Junesaying ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Occupy Central ready to launch civil disobedience

Occupy Central is set to launch civil disobedience in Hong Kong as soon as the National People’s Congress (NPC) approves an election reform package that fails to meet its expectations, Ming Pao Daily reported Thursday.China’s legislature is expected to ... [Published EJ Insights - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kongers Struggling in the Dark

CommentaryEarly in the morning on July 2, the Hong Kong Federation of Students began an overnight sit-in at Charter Road in Central, aiming for civil disobedience and launching the first wave of a non-violent civil struggle for democracy.The movement ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Student sit-in protesters ready to face the music

"We are willing to bear the penalty for our action of civil disobedience," said Chow Wing-hong, secretary general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students.The 25 were among 511 protesters arrested during an early dawn police swoop the morning after the ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

Students push for action in HK democracy bid

HONG KONG:  Hong Kong’s student activists have become local celebrities thanks to televised confrontations with officials as they demand reform -- but their frustration with the city’s wider democracy movement is growing over fears of compromise with ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Students vow to step up protests

A class strike will also be launched in September if the NPC rejects civil nominations.In a show of unity, about 20 members of Scholarism, Hong Kong Federation of Students and Civil Human Rights Front, most in black T-shirts, held a conference on the ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lam to deliver reform report

The report, to be delivered by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, summarizes opinions expressed by citizens on the 2017 chief executive election and does not include a concrete proposal on the electoral arrangement.Constitutional affairs minister ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds arrested at Hong Kong sit-in

Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers forcibly removed kicking and screaming protesters from the Central business district yesterday, holdouts of a mass rally demanding greater democracy from the Chinese Communist Party rulers in Beijing.The pro-democracy ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Hundreds of Pro-Democracy Protesters Arrested in Hong Kong After Half-a-Million-Strong March

Hundreds of protesters are surrounded by police in the early morning hours of July 2 on Chater Road in Hong Kong. Photo from inmediahk.net. Non-commercial use. More than 500 protesters demanding democratic elections free of China's influence were ... [Published Global Voices in English - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands participate in pro-democracy march

In one of the territory's biggest protests in recent history, thousands took to the streets to protest increasing Chinese rule Protesters clashed with police after finding themselves trapped at the start of the march. Link to video: Hong Kong ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 3 reports

The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three Students Tell What They Saw

<a href="http://time.com/135031/tiananmen-25-years-later/" class="read-more-article" format-article data-event="rr-related"><img src="http://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/tianemen.jpg?w=560&h=374&crop=1" alt="Demonstration at Tiananmen Square ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 04 2014]

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"The strong turnout represents the Hong Kong people's desire for the 2017 election to be held smoothly and we don't want violence to happen in the Occupy Central movement that could affect Hong Kong's economy" noted Gu
"We are willing to bear the penalty for our action of civil disobedience" said Chow Wing-hong, secretary general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students
"Without hope, I wouldn't be doing this now. I do this because I think there is hope" he said
"The slogans of these radicals, even though they are not reasonable or realistic, have their own historical reasons, and the authorities can't simply block them" said Zhang Dinghuai, a professor of Hong Kong studies with Shenzhen University

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Thousands protest HK’s Occupy Central [Published Global Times - Aug 17 2014]
Hong Kong Should Uphold Judicial Independence, ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 15 2014]
Occupy Central ready to launch civil disobedience [Published EJ Insights - Aug 14 2014]
Hong Kongers Struggling in the Dark [Published Epoch Times - Aug 07 2014]
Student sit-in protesters ready to face the music [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 30 2014]
Students push for action in HK democracy bid [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 29 2014]
HK student-activists want wider democracy action [Published Manila Standard Today - Jul 29 2014]
Students push for action in Hong Kong democracy... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 29 2014]
Students push for action in Hong Kong democracy... [Published CapitalFM - Jul 29 2014]
Fueling the fear [Published Global Times - Jul 16 2014]
Hong Kong's Report To Beijing on Democracy Spar... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 15 2014]
Students vow to step up protests [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 15 2014]
HK submits election report [Published Global Times - Jul 15 2014]
With elections, Hong Kong antagonizes China [Published Manila Times - Jul 12 2014]
Lam to deliver reform report [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Hundreds arrested at Hong Kong sit-in [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 02 2014]
Hundreds of Pro-Democracy Protesters Arrested i... [Published Global Voices in English - Jul 02 2014]
Hundreds of Pro-Democracy Protesters Arrested i... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 02 2014]
Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands participate in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
Hundreds of Thousands of Hong Kongers Are Defyi... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 23 2014]
The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three S... [Published TIME.com - Jun 04 2014]
The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three S... [Published The China Blog - Jun 04 2014]
The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three S... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 04 2014]
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Hundreds of Pro-Democracy Protesters Arrested i... [Published Global Voices in English - Jul 02 2014]
Hundreds of protesters are surrounded by police in the early morning hours of July 2 on Chater Road in Hong Kong. Photo from inmediahk.net. Non-commercial use. More than 500 protesters demanding democratic elections free of China's influence were ...
Hundreds of Pro-Democracy Protesters Arrested i... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 02 2014]
Hundreds of protesters are surrounded by police in the early morning hours of July 2 on Chater Road in Hong Kong. Photo from inmediahk.net. Non-commercial use. More than 500 protesters demanding democratic elections free of China's influence were ...
Hundreds of Thousands of Hong Kongers Are Defyi... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 23 2014]
700,00 Hong Kong citizens had voted for their right to nominate the chief executive by the end of June 22, 2014. Image from Occupy Central with Love and Peace's Facebook page. About 700,000 Hong Kong citizens have voted so far in an unofficial referendum ...
The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three S... [Published TIME.com - Jun 04 2014]
<a href="http://time.com/135031/tiananmen-25-years-later/" class="read-more-article" format-article data-event="rr-related"><img src="http://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/tianemen.jpg?w=560&h=374&crop=1" alt="Demonstration at Tiananmen Square ...
The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three S... [Published The China Blog - Jun 04 2014]
On June 5, 1989, Jonathan Chan arrived at Beijing airport with two swollen bumps visible on the back of his head. In a line of tired and weary student demonstrators, eager to slip out of the capital if not the country, the 24-year-old slid his hand into ...
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