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Thousands join Hong Kong vigil for Tiananmen Square anniversary

Jun 04 2017

TAIPEI/HONG KONG Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday for a candlelight vigil to mark the 28th anniversary of China's crackdown on pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tianamen Square, while Taiwan urged China to make a transition to full democracy.

Two Chinese activists who backed HK democracy protests jailed

Mar 31 2017

HONG KONG Two Chinese activists who supported pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong were jailed by a court in southern China on Friday for subverting state power, but their lawyer said their heavy sentences were part of an ongoing crackdown on civil society.

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

Feb 17 2017

HONG KONG A Hong Kong court jailed seven policemen for two years each on Friday for beating a handcuffed activist during democracy protests in 2014, a rare case of police brutality in the financial hub that triggered public outrage.

Seven Hong Kong policemen guilty of assault on pro-democracy activist

Feb 13 2017

HONG KONG A Hong Kong court found seven police officers guilty on Tuesday of beating a handcuffed pro-democracy activist during demonstrations in 2014, a rare incident of police brutality in the financial hub that triggered public outrage.

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