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Hong Kong leader clashes with democrats ahead of key vote

May 28, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Chief executive Leung Chun ying dodges the resignation question and told legislators the city is at a critical juncture urging them to support the roadmap for leadership elections in 2017

In this file photo, Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (C) addresses a press conference in Hong Kong on April 22, 2015. Philippe Lopez/AFP

UN watchdog faults Hong Kong on reforms

Oct 24, 2014 - 7:47 AM

The UN Human Rights Committee criticizes the lack of a clear plan to institute universal suffrage and to ensure the right of all persons to vote and to stand for election without unreasonable limitations

Pro-democracy protesters scuffle with riot policeman during an Occupy Central demonstration in Mong Kok District of Hong Kong, China, 18 October 2014. Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Hong Kong students plan week-long strike for democracy

Sep 04, 2014 - 3:44 PM

Students plan to walk away from classes on September 22 in what they described as a final warning before wider civil disobedience action

Protesters attend a rally organized by the Occupy Central with Love and Peace movement outside the Chief Executive office in Hong Kong, China, 31 August 2014. Jerome Favre/EPA

US backs democracy for Hong Kong

Sep 03, 2014 - 7:57 AM

Chris Patten Hong Kong s last British governor before the city was handed back to China in 1997 also urges Britain to speak out

A picture made available 07 August 2014 shows buildings on Hong Kong island (F) and across Victoria Harbor on the Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong, China, 06 August 2014. Jerome Favre/EPA

China calls for Britain to scrap Hong Kong inquiry – BBC

Sep 02, 2014 - 10:11 AM

Chinese authorities demand Britain drop an inquiry into the progress of democratic reforms in Hong Kong accusing it of highly inappropriate interference in its affairs the BBC reports

In this picture taken on August 2, 2014, a woman waits at a pedestrian crossing surrounded by residential buildings in Hong Kong. Dale de la Rey/AFP

Hong Kong activists fight back after China vote decision

Sep 01, 2014 - 12:20 PM

UPDATED Li Fei a member of the top committee of China s rubber stamp parliament was forced to speak over the cries of pro democracy lawmakers and protesters during a meeting with local officials in the southern Chinese city

National People's Congress Standing Committee chairman of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Basic Law Committee, Li Fei (2nd L) speaks at a press conference in Beijing on August 31, 2014. Greg Baker/AFP

'Civil disobedience' vow in HK after Beijing decision

Sep 01, 2014 - 10:24 AM

The announcement comes after China announces the semi autonomous territory s next chief executive will be elected by popular vote in 2017 but candidates must be selected by Beijing

Benny Tai (R), co-founder of the Occupy Central movement, rallies with democracy activists next to the Hong Kong government complex on August 31, 2014. Alex Ogle/AFP