» 12/06/2005, 00.00
HONG KONG - CHINA
Chinese premier "concerned" after Hong Kong march
Currently on an official visit in Paris, Wen Jiabao expressed hope that development in Hong King "and eventual universal suffrage" can be reached "through the law". The Chinese media did not cover the demonstration at all.
16/12/2005 Hong Kong EU
European Parliament backs timetable on democracy for Hong Kong
During the plenary session lawmakers supported moves to work for achieving a full democracy on Territory. Resolution will be presented to United Nations and the National People's Congress Standing Committee.
27/10/2004 Hong Kong - China
Bishop Zen supports referendum for full democracy
The Hong Kong bishop says "open-minded" Beijing leaders could agree.
01/09/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong, Beijing excludes democracy: Senior Chinese official heckled
MPs and activists interrupt the speech of Li Fei, deputy Secretary General of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China, and accuse the government of the territory of having "broken their promises." Mainland China excludes "a political future" for those who want freedom in the Territory.
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.
01/07/2013 HONG KONG - CHINA
Four hundred thousand people march in Hong Kong for universal suffrage
At the traditional 1 July rally that commemorates the return of the former British crown colony to mainland China, protesters demand universal suffrage and true democracy "before it is too late."
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