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Thugs attack Hong Kong demonstrations

14 October 2014
Protesters in Hong Kong added cement to their barricades on Monday of this week to stop pro-government thugs from dispersing them.

Hong Kong protests defy government ultimatum

07 October 2014
Protesters continued to occupy Hong Kong’s central district in defiance of an ultimatum, but with much smaller numbers as Socialist Worker went to press.

Hong Kong protests - lighting the fuse?

07 October 2014
The movement in Hong Kong has the potential to light the tinder box in China. Sally Kincaid looks at its relationship to mainland China and what this crisis could mean for its rulers

Protests in Britain support Hong Kong demonstrations

02 October 2014
More than 1,500 people protested outside the Chinese Embassy in central London yesterday, Wednesday, as part of a day of global solidarity with the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. Another 500 protested in Manchester.

Statement in support of protesters in Hong Kong

30 September 2014
We, the undersigned support the right of Hong Kong citizens to decide who they want to vote for Chief Executive rather than just have a choice of candidates who are vetted and approved by Beijing

Pro-democracy protests spread across Hong Kong as unions threaten strikes

30 September 2014
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters remained on the streets of Hong Kong as Socialist Worker went to press.

Thousands protest against repression in Hong Kong

23 September 2014
Thousands of university and college students in Hong Kong started a week long boycott of classes this week.

International round-up

08 July 2014
Metal workers' strike shakes South Africa | Maliki hangs on but Iraq may split | Massive march in Hong Kong | Former French president Sarkozy arrested

5,000 domestic workers march in Hong Kong after beating

21 January 2014
Over 5,000 mainly Indonesian domestic workers chanted, “We are workers not slaves,” as they demonstrated in central Hong Kong on Sunday of last week.

Hong Kong strike is in the balance

30 April 2013
Hong Kong’s government was trying to end a four-week dockworkers’ strike as Socialist Worker went to press. It invited workers to talks with employers to try and resolve the pay dispute.

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