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Umbrella Ultra Marathon, October 29, 2014, 4am - 4pm, Hong Kong!

To celebrate (should I use that word?! anyway… celebrate our limited freedom for now)

to celebrate the Umbrella Movement, which started on September 28, 2014 (Sunday), for a month now; a group of runners organised the Umbrella Ultra Marathon with route in total 102 KM (!!!), on tomorrow (October 29, Wednesday) at 4am. 297 more words

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Five ways Ghomeshi reveals rape culture

- by Nick Montgomery

Edit: most people are tired of Ghomeshi by now, but hopefully all this leads to more engagement in feminism, and an attempt to challenge rape culture and nurture alternatives.   2,149 more words

Patriarchy

Community leaders demand to end violent crimes

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Community leaders are making a plea to stop the crime on Savannah’s streets.

You may remember the rallies of support for the armed victim in the officer-involved shooting last month. 283 more words

Local News

Betty Williams


Betty Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for work promoting peace in Ireland. Betty grew up experiencing the violence caused by religious and political tensions in Ireland, even losing relatives to shootings and a rigged car explosion. 200 more words

Meeting A Need

Police Seize 70 Guns, Ammunition From 26-Year-Old Oakland Man

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) — A months-long investigation led to the arrest of a 26-year-old man suspected of possessing numerous guns, magazines and ammunition, a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s spokesman announced Tuesday. 249 more words

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Side Story: "Happy Birthday" vs Anti-Occupy protesters (Oct 6)

After days of tension between the anti-Occupy group and Umbrella Movement protesters, physical assaults and gang attack seems disappeared in a night.  Still some anti-occupy group will disturb protesters in a rather “gentle” way.   161 more words

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Side Story: week of up and down...

HK has been through extreme roller-coaster ride in the last 7 days.

It started as peaceful student protests, to occupy Government public square; OCLP activated Occupy Central in the very same night, then develop to world most peaceful protest in Admiralty/Wan Chai areas with high self-discipline and orderly manner; having riot police tried to clear out sit up with shield / baton / tear gas, but failed; unsettle quiet of sit-in in National Day and government accepted the open dialogue with the students leaders, when the world media named us as the “polite protesters” and “Umbrella Revolution / Movement”; suddenly real rioters, Love HK & Silent Majority, attacked and sexually assaulted against pro-democracy protesters in Mongkok and Causeway Bay; protesters bled and being assaulted by local mafias but being arrested as the offenders, rioters are escorted to fade the scene by police; protesters and reporters found rioters got paid by pro-government organisations to create chaos, police is found to partner up with gangsters and look away when chaos happened; when the chaotic scene still appear in the news, CY Leung keeps spread out his last notices to threat people to leave and abandon the movement. 184 more words

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