Hong Kong Federation of Students

Type: Organization
Name: Hong Kong Federation of Students
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 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Cops read riot act over `picking quarrels'

The Junior Police Officers' Association had used the phrase, often translated as "picking quarrels and provoking trouble," to condemn the overnight July 1 sit-in, during which 511 people, mostly students, were arrested.The offense of "picking quarrels ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

HK cops break up pro-democracy protest, 500 held

HONG KONG Hundreds of Hong Kong police forcibly removed kicking and screaming protesters from the Central business district on Wednesday, holdouts of a mass rally demanding greater democracy from Communist Party rulers in Beijing.More than 500 people ... [Published Oman Tribune - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

All 511 detained protesters released

They were arrested yesterday morning during an overnight sit-in on Chater Road.Sit-in organizer Chow Wing-hong, who is also secretary general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, and three pan-democrat lawmakers - Albert Ho Chun-yan, Lee Cheuk-yan ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Detained protesters complain of poor treatment

According to some of the 511 arrested protesters, they were divided into two groups on arrival at the makeshift detention center at the police college in Wong Chuk Hang, one to a room where they were body-searched and the other to a separate room where ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 4 reports

Post-rally HK sit-in brought to close

Policemen look on as some of their colleagues wait on coaches to transport protesters in the Central district after a "pro-democracy" rally in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: AFPAll 511 protesters detained by police during a sit-in in Hong Kong's Central ... [Published Global Times - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Clears Protesters After Biggest Rally in Decade

(Updates with latest arrest numbers in second paragraph, comments from academic and economist in seventh and 11th.)July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Hundreds of police cleared protesters from Hong Kong’s business district today after the biggest march in a decade, ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Hong Kong Clears Protesters After Biggest Rally in Decade

(Updates with arrests in second paragraph, and Anson Chan’s comments in sixth paragraph.)July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Hundreds of police cleared protesters from Hong Kong’s main business district this morning after the biggest march in a decade, held to demand ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 5 reports

Victoria Park : Hong Kong students plan 24-hour occupation of Central business district

Hong Kong students are preparing an unauthorised overnight "occupation" of the territory's Central business district following a massive protest scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, which is expected to be the biggest in recent memory,.Two student groups ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Student Organizations to Disrupt Hong Kong's Business District

Several student groups say they plan to disrupt Hong Kong's business district Tuesday as part of a massive pro-democracy rally. Zhou Yongkang, secretary-general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, told VOA's Mandarin Service Monday that his organization ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Voters Demand Election Reform in Unofficial Poll

An unofficial pro-democracy referendum in Hong Kong has been extended through next Sunday, with nearly 720,000 people voting in the past three days to change how city leadership is elected.The Occupy Central movement, which favors open elections rather ... [Published VOA News - Jun 24 2014]

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"We have many supporters who have been silent. Once we collect 800,000 signatures, the trio should respect the people's will" said Chow Yung, a spokesperson of the Alliance
"We three founders of Occupy Central never got a real chance to talk to the committee" he told Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK)

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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]
Pan-Democrats Walk Out on Hong Kong Chief Execu... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 10 2014]
Cops read riot act over `picking quarrels' [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 08 2014]
HK cops break up pro-democracy protest, 500 held [Published Oman Tribune - Jul 03 2014]
All 511 detained protesters released [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 03 2014]
Detained protesters complain of poor treatment [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 03 2014]
Hong Kong Police Detain Hundreds at Pro-Democra... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 02 2014]
Post-rally HK sit-in brought to close [Published Global Times - Jul 02 2014]
Hundreds arrested at Hong Kong sit-in [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 02 2014]
Hong Kong: Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters... [Published Descrier - 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 protesters lifted kicking and screami... [Published Today Online - Jul 02 2014]
Hong Kong police detain hundreds after mass pro... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
Hong Kong Clears Protesters After Biggest Rally... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Hong Kong Clears Protesters After Biggest Rally... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands participate in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
HK rally will not alter govt stance: official [Published Global Times - Jul 01 2014]
UPDATE 2-Hong Kong marches for democracy as gov... [Published CNBC - Jul 01 2014]
Victoria Park : Hong Kong students plan 24-hour... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 01 2014]
Student Organizations to Occupy Central Hong Kong [Published VOA News - Jul 01 2014]
Student Organizations to Disrupt Hong Kong's Bu... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
Thousands to Protest on Anniversary of Hong Kon... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 01 2014]
Student Organizations to Disrupt Hong Kong's Bu... [Published VOA News - Jul 01 2014]
Concerns rise as HK groups plan to block financ... [Published Global Times - Jun 30 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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