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Hong Kong Leader Tries To Blame "Outside Forces" For Pro-Democracy Protesters -- Protesters Scoff: "He's Part of the Problem" -- "The Foreign Force Here is Democracy"
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has claimed that Beijing has “full confidence” in his ability to handle the ongoing protests. He says the pro-democracy protests are “out of control” and created by “outside foreign forces.” 832 more words
By Gary Cheung
The South China Morning Post
Protesters reinforce barricades near the government headquarters. Photo: Dickson Lee
Police cleared some of the main barricades in Admiralty and Causeway Bay yesterday but demonstrators remained and the top mainland representative in Hong Kong said Beijing had “prepared for the worst” fearing the Occupy Central protests would drag on “for some time”. 570 more words
WATCH ABOVE: A series of violent confrontations in the streets of Hong Kong have only served to galvanize supporters of the so-called “Umbrella Protests”. Tom Clark has the story. 484 more words