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Hong Kong bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'
Dozens of activists including men wearing bras staged a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months' jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast.
 
Students at Hong Kong's most prestigious university say its academic freedom is under attack in what they maintain is the politically motivated stalling of the appointment of an administrator who supported last year's pro-democracy protests.
 
A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester allegedly assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video -- was given the green light Monday to challenge a decision not to identify his assailants.
 
Weighed down by the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland, British officials jokily discussed the possible benefits of relocating the entire population of Hong Kong to the province, newly released documents showed Friday.
 
Democracy camp seeks new direction at Hong Kong protest march
Tens of thousands joined a pro-democracy march Wednesday on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China, in what organizers described as an opportunity to work out the movement's next step as momentum wanes.
 
U.S. cultural icon Mickey Mouse landed in the symbolic heart of the Chinese state Tuesday, as an exhibition opened in Tiananmen Square just steps from Communist leader Mao Zedong's mausoleum.
 
As one of Hong Kong's most outspoken democracy advocates, media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been on the receiving end of everything from rotten animal entrails to Molotov cocktails in the past 12 months.
 
Hong Kong lawmakers reject 'fake democracy' package
Hong Kong lawmakers on Thursday rejected a Beijing-backed electoral reform package derided as "fake democracy" during mass protests last year, leaving the city in deadlock over how its leader should be chosen.
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Hong Kong lawmakers reject Beijing-backed reform package
Hong Kong lawmakers rejected a Beijing-backed political reform package Thursday as pro-democracy legislators united to vote down a contentious electoral roadmap that has sparked mass protests.
 
Political showdown in Hong Kong ahead of key reform vote
Hong Kong lawmakers laid bare the city's entrenched political divide Wednesday as they locked horns over a reform package ahead of a key vote that pits democracy campaigners against the government.
 
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