pro-democracy

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong charged over protests

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong slammed police today for what he called a "political prosecution" after he was charged over protests which led to last year's mass pro-democracy street rallies.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Hong Kong's pro-democracy street camps come to a quiet end

 Hong Kong authorities began clearing away the last pro-democracy encampments near government headquarters on Wednesday, watched by a handful of demonstrators in a quiet but poignant end to nine months of street protests.

Jun 24, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker barred from Malaysia

Malaysia barred a veteran Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker from entering the country Friday branding him a "troublemaker", days after student leader Joshua Wong was denied entry over fears he would threaten ties with China.

May 29, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Thai `Red Shirt` leader rails against TV ban threat

 The leader of Thailand`s `Red Shirt` movement hit out Tuesday at plans to take his pro-democracy television network off the air, in the latest strike against freedom of expression in the military-ruled kingdom.

Apr 28, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Hong Kong student leader banned from cleared protest site

Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong was Thursday banned from a flashpoint protest site where he was arrested this week during clashes when authorities moved in to clear the pro-democracy camp.

Nov 27, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Pakistan Army is pro-democracy, assures Gilani

Gilani Saturday expressed his confidence that both the government and army were pro-democracy and did not want derailment of the system.

Dec 18, 2011, 11:33 AM IST

`New Myanmar govt continuation of junta`

Pro-democracy Myanmarese groups have asked the junta to conduct dialogue with all stakeholders to revise the 2008
constitution.

Apr 30, 2011, 16:46 PM IST

Suu Kyi`s party warned over election criticism

Myanmar`s state-controlled media
warned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi`s disbanded party
that criticism of controversial upcoming elections could lead to long jail terms.

Sep 19, 2010, 21:02 PM IST