Hong Kong Police Officers Suspended After Video Of Beating Occupy Central Protester Goes Viral

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 11:30 am

With Beijing and the authorities in Hong Kong unwilling to negotiate, Occupy Central pro-democracy protesters have been forced to continue their protests in Hong Kong for the right to a free election in 2017. Initially the Hong Kong authorities were hoping to wait the protesters out but have apparently lost patience and are now trying to forcibly remove protesters.

 

Protesters Continue to Occupy Hong Kong, Stockpile Supplies, Prepare for Chinese National Day

By: Tuesday September 30, 2014 8:30 am

Protesters in Hong Kong continued to maintain control throughout the Admiralty district everywhere but the government headquarters. Though police and protesters clashed over the weekend, currently the police are withdrawn. How long the police will remain withdrawn is the question of the day as protesters are stockpiling supplies and preparing for a new police assault to clear the streets for Chinese National Day, Wednesday, October 1st.

Occupy Central And Pro-Democracy Protests Shut Down Hong Kong

By: Monday September 29, 2014 6:45 am

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong against creeping influence from Beijing were met with a severe police response as students and other activists were teargassed. The crackdown appears to have backfired with more people now in the streets shutting down roads and businesses in down town Hong Kong. Student groups called for a boycott of classes and some unions called for work strikes.

The use of umbrellas to protect protesters from teargas has led some to call this the “umbrella movement.”

We’ll Just Ignore What Russia-China Gas Deal Means? Multipolarity Is Here!

By: Thursday May 22, 2014 9:35 am

So is this really how it’s going to go? Will U.S. policymakers, elite think tankers and pundits just refuse to acknowledge the most important political change in the world since the demise of the Soviet Union? Well, yeah, I think that’s what they’ll do.

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