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Protest in Hong Kong: Monsoon of Their Discontent

Human Rights Watch has called for an investigation into alleged police mistreatment of participants and journalists at July 1st protests in Hong Kong. Journalists have alleged that police at the scene unnecessarily used pepper...

Let Us Now Praise Tung Chee-Hwa

Todd Crowell comments in Asia Times, “Let us now praise Tung Chee-hwa”: Hong Kong does not elect its chief executive, so Tung hung on. But ever the Confucian gentleman,

Hong Kong’s leader Tung resigns

Tung Chee-hwa has formally resigned. Here are stories from the BBC, the New York Times, and Reuters. BBC and Financial Times also have articles about his successor, Donald Tsang.

Telegraph: China shuts up Hong Kong

From the Telegraph: China had already locked the door to political reform in Hong Kong. Now it is apparently bolting it as well, by prematurely removing the chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa,

The Standard: Tung resigns

From The Standard – China’s Business Newspaper: Tung Chee-hwa is citing poor health and stress as reasons for his resignation. Tung Chee-hwa’s frustrating

FT: Hong Kong head set to step down early

From the Financial Times: Mr Tung, Hong Kong’s first post-colonial leader following the 1997 transfer of sovereignty from Britain, has faced growing criticism of his administration.

BBC: HK’s Tung joins top China body

From BBC NEWS: Mr Tung is unpopular among Hong Kong voters Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has been appointed to China’s top political advisory body, the CPPCC.
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