Dec 11, 2014

Timeline of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong police swooped on the city’s main pro-democracy protest site on Thursday, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies. Here is a timeline of key dates in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement: June 10: Beijing issues a “white paper” ...

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Dec 11, 2014

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Hong Kong police on Thursday took away demonstrators who refused to leave the main prodemocracy protest camp and tore down their tents in a final push to retake streets occupied by activists for two and a half months. The first person arrested was carried ...

California protesters march for fourth straight night

Dec 11, 2014

California protesters march for fourth straight night

Hundreds of protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers marched through downtown Berkeley streets for a fourth straight night, briefly blocking traffic on a highway and delaying metro and train services. Protesters have rallied for weeks following grand ...

Berkeley protesters block highway, stop Amtrak train

Dec 10, 2014

Berkeley protesters block highway, stop Amtrak train

Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protest grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men. ...