Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Unrest In Hong Kong -- News Updates September 30, 2014

Hong Kong Protests: CY Leung Urges Crowds To Leave -- BBC

Hong Kong leader CY Leung has urged pro-democracy protesters to stop their campaign "immediately", as huge crowds continue to bring parts of the territory to a standstill.

Tens of thousands of people have been blocking streets in several areas.

The protesters want Beijing to give Hong Kong a free vote for its next leader, something Beijing has rejected.

Occupy Central has called on Mr Leung to meet protesters in person on Tuesday night.

During a news conference, the pro-democracy group also said it would open "humanitarian corridors" in protest areas to allow emergency vehicles to pass.

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Unrest In Hong Kong -- News Updates September 30, 2014

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying says Beijing won't back down -- CBC/AP
Hong Kong's Leader To Protesters: China Won't Back Down -- CNN
More than 100,000 protesters expected to flood the streets of Hong Kong as holiday begins -- National Post/Bloomberg
Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance -- Reuters
Hong Kong protesters ignore calls to end demonstrations. -- The Guardian
Hong Kong's leader calls for protesters to leave the streets as pro-democracy campaigners continue to bring parts of the region to a standstill -- Daily Mail
In Hong Kong, Clean and Polite, but a Protest Nonetheless -- New York Times
Hong Kong protesters remain on streets -- Al Jazeera
Hong Kong Protesters, and China, Dig in -- VOA
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong give deadline for demands -- FOX News
Hong Kong protest: Drone captures scale of protest -- BBC
Hong Kong protests: Mapping the crowds -- BBC
In Hong Kong, protesters and government officials try to sway the silent majority -- Washington Post
Why is Hong Kong protesting? -- BBC
Hong Kong’s protests could have far-reaching consequences for China -- Rowan Callick, The Australian
65 Years of Communism and One Red Hot Hong Kong -- Bloomberg News
All you need to know about the Hong Kong protests -- Euronews

1 comment:

James said...

I've got a feeling these people are going to get hammered.