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Will there be dialogue after weekend of peaceful rallies?

HONG KONG (SE): After nearly two million people flooding the streets of Hong Kong in peaceful protest yet again, the territory’s chief executive, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, emerged on the morning of August 20 to tell the press that she is willing to create a platform for dialogue but was not inclined to start an independent inquiry into police actions during a political crisis now entering its 12th week.
 

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Mighty show of peace at rain drenched rally

HONG KONG (SE): Over 500 people joined a prayer service, organised by the Justice and Peace Commission and the Hong Kong Federation of Catholic Students, at the music kiosk of Victoria Park on August 18 at 2.00pm before a peaceful rally against the now-suspended extradition bill and police brutality against protesters. 
 

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Prayers for justice before million-strong rally against extradition bill

HONG KONG (SE): Church groups showed unity in opposing the Hong Kong government’s proposed extradition bill as around 1,000 people came together for a prayer service before joining the million-strong protest march, organised by the Civil Human Rights Front, on June 9, Pentecost Sunday.
 

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Tens of thousands march to protest against extradition bill

HONG KONG (SE): Around 130,000 people joined a rally on April 28, organised by the  Civil Human Rights Front, to express their opposition the proposed extradition law which they believe will undermine the right of Hong Kong people to a fair trial and jeopardise the principle of One Country, Two Systems. Organisers of the rally said the turnout was 130,000.
 

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Calls for reform hit wall of security around visiting Beijing official

Hong Kong (UCAN): Even as Zhang Dejiang, chairperson of the standing committee of China’s National People’s Congress, arrived on May 17 for a three-day visit to Hong Kong, advocates called on the government in Beijing to keep its fingers out of local affairs and to restart the political reform process.

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