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HONG KONG - CHINA
Tens of thousands march for democracy in Hong Kong
Cardinal Zen presided over a time of prayer before the march. Anson Chan emphasized that robust economic growth is impossible without democracy.
30/06/2006 HONG KONG - CHINA
Anson Chan tells China: economy is not enough, Hong Kong wants democracy
On the eve of the march for universal suffrage, Anson Chan comments about Chinese prospects for the territory: an improved economy without democratic reform. Coinciding (or competing) with the march, a parade of games will be organized by the government to celebrate the return of Hong Kong to the motherland.
28/06/2006 Hong Kong China
Anson Chan to attend 1 July democracy march
The ex-secretary general, much loved by the people, has decided to commit herself publicly to striving for democracy in the territory.
04/12/2005 HONG KONG - CHINA
100,000 march for full democracy in Hong Kong
Anson Chan, the popular ex secretary-general of the territory was among the demonstrators. The Catholic bishop, Mgr Joseph Zen, presided over a prayer service before the march, urging all to participate and calling for full democracy.
02/07/2007 HONG KONG – CHINA
More than 68,000 march for democracy
Cardinal Zen joined the march, walking the entire route, together with well-known democrats. The wife of journalist Ching Cheong, condemned by China, was present too.
03/07/2006 HONG KONG
Chief executive's silence over universal suffrage comes in for criticism
Some lawmakers criticise Donald Tsang for his attitude towards the July 1 pro-universal suffrage march. More than 58,000 people, 28,000 according to police, participate in the event.
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