Protesters March As New Hong Kong Leader Is Sworn In

The demonstrations reflected concerns that the new chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, may roll back some of the city’s cherished civil liberties.

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  • Top China official promises to ‘listen’ to Hong Kong - Manila Bulletin
    ... includes barricading protesters ... city leader Leung should stand for another term – his current stint ends in March 2017. Like all Hong ...
    05/19/2016 - 9:40 am | View Link
  • Loyalty card: state leader’s ‘soft’ take on localism during ... - South China Morning Post
    ... when hundreds of protesters ... In March, some university students formed the Hong Kong National Party and called for ... were arrested, ...
    05/19/2016 - 9:22 am | View Link
  • World View: Chinese Official Slams Hong Kong Independence During ... -
    ” after protesters brought ... China’s hand-picked Hong Kong leader, Leung Chun-ying, announced that there was no ... and Mao’s Long March ...
    05/19/2016 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • Hong Kong's youth activists shrug off Zhang Dejiang visit - Straits Times
    ... eye out for protesters ended ... third-ranking Chinese leader ... If Hong Kong is well, we will all benefit. If Hong Kong ... second term ...
    05/19/2016 - 6:19 am | View Link
  • HK's youth activists shrug off Zhang visit - Straits Times
    ... eye out for protesters ended ... third-ranking Chinese leader ... If Hong Kong is well, we will all benefit. If Hong Kong ... second term ...
    05/19/2016 - 5:14 am | View Link
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  • Hong Kong student protesters held amid China leader's visit
    as they march to the Government House where the dinner is held for Zhang in Hong Kong, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Zhang Dejiang is the highest-ranking leader to visit the former British colony since democracy protests broke out there in 2014. The top ...
    05/23/2016 - 7:16 am | View Link
  • Hong Kong protesters detained after bid to stop China official
    who was apparently hijacked from Hong Kong by agents of the mainland and forcibly taken to China. An electoral college of 1,200 people, mostly politicians and community leaders hand-picked by Beijing, will in March next year elect the territory's chief ...
    05/22/2016 - 5:48 pm | View Link
  • Protesters try to march on Belt and Road forum
    Activists begin a pro-democracy march in Wanchai to demand that Beijing stop ... Zhang arrived from Beijing on Tuesday for a three-day visit to Hong Kong - the first by a state leader since the Occupy pro-democracy protests in 2014. He will meet 10 ...
    05/17/2016 - 4:34 pm | View Link
  • HONG KONG: Scuffles As Protesters Attempt to March on Hong Kong Government House May 17
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    05/17/2016 - 3:50 am | View Link
  • Hong Kong glues paving stones to prevent protesters from throwing bricks
    Zhang’s visit is also expected to help Beijing assess whether unpopular city leader Leung Chun-ying is a viable candidate for a second term -- his current term ends in March. Hong Kong is semi-autonomous after being handed back by Britain to China in ...
    05/15/2016 - 10:01 pm | View Link
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  • Leung Chun-ying as Chief Executive of Hong Kong ...
    During the Hong Kong Chief Executive election, 2012, CY Leung secured a majority of the 1,132 votes cast by Election Committee members. Leung received 689 votes in all.
    05/18/2016 - 5:19 pm | View Website
  • 2014 Hong Kong protests
    This article is about street protests in Hong Kong also known as the Umbrella Revolution. For related advocacy group in Hong Kong, see Occupy Central with Love and Peace.
    05/17/2016 - 9:10 pm | View Website
  • Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as many protest at ...
    HONG KONG: At least 1,000 protesters thronged the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's international airport on Sunday to rally against what they see as an abuse of privilege ...
    04/17/2016 - 11:08 am | View Website
  • Angered by ‘waste hill’, protesters build their own mound ...
    Angered by ‘waste hill’, protesters build their own mound of trash outside Hong Kong government headquarters
    03/28/2016 - 2:35 am | View Website
  • Hong Kong University Students Want Independence ...
    A leading student magazine in Hong Kong has issued a statement in favor of the territory gaining independence from China, as a growing movement to push back against ...
    03/16/2016 - 2:06 am | View Website
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