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The student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy protests avoided jail sentences

Joshua Wong and two other student protest leaders in Hong Kong were sentenced to community service today (Aug. 15) and avoided jail time for their role in the 2014 pro-democracy Occupy protests. 456 more words

Legal Bribes

Some of you may know about a terrible verdict by the US Supreme Court called “Citizens United.”

This decision basically said that corporations could donate unlimited amounts of money to candidates in political campaigns. 334 more words

Angry Rant

Police assault trial of Occupy protester Ken Tsang kicks off in Hong Kong court

Pro-democracy activist and Occupy protester Ken Tsang arriving at Kowloon City Court on Monday. Photo: David Wong

By Jasmine Siu
South China Morning Post… 535 more words

Scholarism’s Agnes Chow urges locals to get involved in debate on Hong Kong’s future

The pro-democracy group has been suspended, as former members look to launch political party

By Phila Siu
South China Morning Post

Tuesday, 22 March, 2016, 3:03pm… 617 more words

Hong Kong pro-democracy figures make surprise inroads in local elections

Pro-democracy campaigners unexpectedly won a handful of seats in Hong Kong’s District Council elections following the vote on Sunday (Nov 22) despite the odds against them. 545 more words

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Groups "Not Likely" To Renew Civil Disobedience Campaign Anytime Soon, Occupy Co-Founder of Benny Tai Says

By Elizabeth Cheung
South China Morning Post

Benny Tai believes no new mass movement is on the horizon. Photo: May Tse

There is no sign of a new Occupy Central-style mass movement as the pro-democracy camp needs time to reflect, a co-founder of Occupy said on the first anniversary of the start of the 79-day sit-ins. 370 more words