The Umbrella Relief Fund will pay for medical expenses, loss of income as a result of having been arrested or legal fees where necessary.
The student leaders who headed Occupy movement will be first Hongkongers to give talk at human rights forum
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets on Sunday for the first time since the mass protests of Occupy Central shut down parts of the city for more than two months last year.
As riot police advance towards Admiralty and Do You Hear the People Sing plays in the background, you could be forgiven for thinking Occupy Central has restarted.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying had to wait a few minutes to deliver his third policy address this morning in the Legislative Council chamber because of a protest by pan-democratic lawmakers.
While economists and industry leaders are counting the economic costs of Occupy Central, perhaps a bigger casualty than the economy of the street blockades is the further erosion of trust in Beijing among Hong Kong people, particularly the young.
Masked attackers hurled petrol bombs at the home and media HQ of Next Media founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying in coordinated attacks in the early hours of Monday morning.
The report initially promised by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a meeting with leaders from the Federation of Students in October, is now available online.
Where do you get your news? In the age of technology, I'm sure most young people get it through the internet, maybe even through social networking sites.
Occupy Central leaders anticipate another round of mass pro-democracy protests to be triggered when Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor launches the latest consultation on political reform today, saying they expected it to produce a conservative final proposal.