Thursday, October 9, 2014

Hong Kong Cancels Talks With Protesters

VOAVideo: Hong Kong Cancels Talks With Protesters

Hong Kong authorities have canceled talks with pro-democracy protesters occupying parts of the city after they vowed to step up civil disobedience.  The protest leader said increased pressure was needed ahead of the talks to ensure progress toward direct elections, and urged supporters to continue occupying public spaces (read more)

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