Occupy Central

Joshua Wong hopes a hunger strike will force the government to talk.
Scholarism leader Joshua Wong Chi-fung said he was feeling fine yesterday, as he approached the end of his first day on hunger strike.
Joshua Wong is flanked by police officers as he arrives in court this morning.
Student leader Joshua Wong Chi-fung has been banned from entering parts of Mong Kok as a condition of his bail after he was charged with obstructing a bailiff who was clearing barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters.
Pro-democracy protesters use umbrellas to protect themselves from "tear water" used by police on demonstrators as they try to clear Portland Street in Mong kok on November 25.
Police used pepper spray on Tuesday to move protesters from part of Hong Kong’s Mong Kok neighbourhood, but their often-tough tactics triggered hundreds more to rally to the demonstrators’ cause and take to the streets.
Hong Kong Federation of Students representatives (from left) Yvonne Leung, Nathan Law, Alex Chow, Lester Shum and Eason Chung.
Hong Kong Federation of Students leaders Alex Chow, Eason Chung and Nathan Law will head to Beijing hoping to meet Premier Li Keqiang
Prince Wong has been sleeping on the streets for more than a month.
Prince Wong Ji-yuet is an ordinary Form Six student who is sitting the DSE exam in less than a year. While studying hard for the big test, she has been sleeping on the streets at night and going to school during the day for more than a month.
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Occupy Central has been going on for almost 50 days.What do you want to tell your parents and teachers about the movement? Here are some thoughts.
Seven weeks into Occupy, the protesters are under increasing pressure to leave.
Carrie Lam calls for an end to Occupy, warning that police will make arrests as needed, but the protesters remain defiant
Protesters know it's easier to sleep at the Occupy Central site than think about the tiny flats they will be able to afford in the future.
Mike Rowse says demonstrators are fired up by social injustices in Hong Kong
Tunisia got its democracy, but with a slowing economy, the people are less sure about their choice.
Tunisia, birthplace of the Jasmine Revolution, has less confidence in democracy these days. According to the Pew Research Centre's Global Attitudes Project, just 48 per cent of Tunisians now say democracy is preferable to other kinds of government. A 2012 poll showed 63 per cent favoured a...
Chris Patten, former Hong Kong Governor, says Hong Kong lacks leadership
Chris Patten, who ran Hong Kong before it was handed back to Beijing in 1997, told a panel of British lawmakers yesterday that he believes China is "in breach of" Hong Kong’s Basic Law, its de-facto constitution, in its attempts to restrict democracy, and that it is Britain's business