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Hong Kong student leaders say they won't contest Occupy protest charge

Hong Kong student leaders say they won't contest Occupy protest charge

The Hong Kong protests that Wong and others helped drive represented one of the biggest populist challenges in decades to the leaders of China's Communist Party since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement in Beijing.

China rights website founder held over `state secrets`: Amnesty

The founder of one of China`s few websites dedicated to reporting human rights abuses has been formally arrested for "leaking state secrets", Amnesty International said Thursday -- the latest blow in a broad crackdown on activists.

Tiananmen Square massacre: Security tight in Beijing on anniversary of 1989 crackdown

Hundreds, possibly thousands, of people were killed as tanks and troops converged on Beijing on the night of June 3-4, 1989.

After Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa, India cancels visa of Tiananmen activist Lu Jinghua

After Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa, India cancels visa of Tiananmen activist Lu Jinghua

Lu Jinghua, a well-known Tiananmen Square activist, was scheduled to attend the meeting of dissidents and exiles in Himachal Pradesh.

Gas leak capped in China, no casualties reported

A major accident was today evaded by emergency workers following damage to an underground gas pipeline during repairing near the iconic Tiananmen Square.

Chinese dissidents protest British treatment of activist

Veteran Chinese pro-democracy campaigners have protested Britain's treatment of an activist detained during Chinese President Xi Jinping's pageant-filled visit to Britain.

UK police raid Tiananmen survivor's home over Xi protest

British police arrested a survivor of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and raided his home after he stepped out in front of Chinese President Xi Jinping's motorcade, police and campaigners said on Friday.

China marks Martyrs' Day at Tiananmen Square

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top leaders on Wednesday paid tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for the country's independence.