» 03/07/2014, 00.00
CHINA - HONG KONG
Beijing threatens Hong Kong, saying democracy will only bring disaster
For the chairman of China's National People's Congress, "some people were waving the banner of universal suffrage to undermine stability in Hong Kong." Journalists and human rights activists slam Beijing's interference in the city's affairs.
02/12/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central leaders to surrender to police, Card Zen to join them
It is unclear whether police will take them into custody or let them go. Occupy leaders call on students to stop their sit-ins and, to pre-empt frustrations and violent, urge them to develop alternative ways to continue the struggle. As the University Student Federation pledges to escalate protests, Scholarism's young leader Joshua Wong goes on a hunger strike.
23/08/2007 HONG KONG – CHINA
Pro-democracy group invites UN panel in Hong Kong to discuss universal suffrage
Hong Kong activists and politicians invite UNHRC representatives to a debate on how to move "from universal suffering to universal suffrage".
05/07/2007 HONG KONG - CHINA
Mainland tourists think that calling for democracy is patriotic
A survey among mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong commissioned by the Territory’s Democratic Party indicates that a majority believes local support for democracy reflects their patriotism and that residents are ready for universal suffrage.
01/06/2015 HONG KONG – CHINA
Hong Kong’s pan-democrats united against Beijing’s reforms
After a long meeting with representatives from mainland China, Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers announced they would veto plans for political reform that fails to grant real universal suffrage. The vote is expected in June.
02/12/2005 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong's people urged to turn out in force for democracy rally
Pro-democracy lawmakers say the pro-universal suffrage rally is a "unique event". Among participants is a former delegate of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
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