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HONG KONG PROTEST
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January 24, 1990
Two Hong Kong nuns, part of a group of 20 representing religious and human rights groups, protest outside...
Hong Kong, China
Two Hong Kong nuns, part of a group of 20 representing religious and human rights groups, protest outside...
Two Hong Kong nuns, part of a group of 20 representing religious and human rights groups, protest outside a Vietnamese detention centre January 24, 1990. The group alleged sexual harassment of boat women, and called for investigation into a report of a pregnant mother's baby dying because officials prevented delivery. The sign (R) reads "Forced Repatriation Is Against Human Rights." Reuters/Jonathan Drake BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
HONG KONG
RTXG715
March 14, 1995
A group of Filipino maids working in Hong Kong protest at the Philippines Consulate March 14, seeking...
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
A group of Filipino maids working in Hong Kong protest at the Philippines Consulate March 14, seekin.....
A group of Filipino maids working in Hong Kong protest at the Philippines Consulate March 14, seeking help from their government and slamming Singapore over the case of Filipina maid Flor Contemplacion who faces the gallows of murder on Friday. Protesters believe the 42-year-old maid was wrongly convicted
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September 18, 1996
A protester chants anti-Japanese slogans outside a Japanese department store in Hong Kong, September...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CHANT OUTSIDE JAPANESE DEPARTMENT STORE
A protester chants anti-Japanese slogans outside a Japanese department store in Hong Kong, September 18, protesting against Japan's claim on the Diaoyu islands and marking the 65th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of northeast China. China said on Tuesday it would take a cautious approach to the idea of sending naval forces to the islands despite protesters in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong who have been demanding tough military action. Chinese characters on the placard reads "Japanese militarism".

ISLANDS CHINA
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September 18, 1996
Protesters chant anti-Japanese slogans during a candlelight vigil, protesting against Japan's cliams...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CHANT DURING CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
Protesters chant anti-Japanese slogans during a candlelight vigil, protesting against Japan's cliams to a small group of islands in the East China Sea, and marking the 65th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of northeast China September 18. Thousands of Hong Kong Chinese waved candles and shouted "down with Japanese militarism" as a wave of anti-Japan protests over Japan's claims to the islands known as the Diaoyu islands, or as the Senkakus in Japan, hit a new high.

ISLANDS HONGKONG
RTRP1G
September 18, 1996
A man chants anti-Japanese slogans during a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong September 18, as thousands...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CHANT DURING CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
A man chants anti-Japanese slogans during a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong September 18, as thousands of people marked the 65th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of northeast China and protested Japan's claims to a small group of islands in the East China Sea. Thousands of Hong Kong Chinese waved candles and shouted "down with Japanese militarism" as a wave of anti-Japan protests over Japan's claims to the islands known as the Diaoyu islands, or as the Senkakus in Japan, hit a new high.

ISLANDS HONGKONG
CHAN
RTXGJ01
September 26, 1996
A Japanese rescue helicopter airlifts an injured Hong Kong protester from a protest ship carrying China's...
A Japanese rescue helicopter airlifts an injured Hong Kong protester from a protest ship carrying Ch.....
A Japanese rescue helicopter airlifts an injured Hong Kong protester from a protest ship carrying China's national flag, September 26, in the East China Sea near a disputed archipelago -- called the Diaoyu Islands in Chinese and the Senkakus in Japanese. The protester and four others had jumped into the sea as a symbolic challenge to Japan's claim to the islands. One of the protesters, group leader David Chan, died during the swim.
CHAN
RTXGJ05
September 26, 1996
Two Japanese patrol boats and a helicopter attempt to block the path of Hong Kong protest tanker Kien...
Two Japanese patrol boats and a helicopter attempt to block the path of Hong Kong protest tanker Kie.....
Two Japanese patrol boats and a helicopter attempt to block the path of Hong Kong protest tanker Kien Hwa 2 in the water near a disputed East China Sea archipelago, September 26, as protesters from the vessel attempted to land on the islands -- called the Diaoyu Islands in Chinese and the Senkakus in Japanese -- to challenge Japanese sovereignty. The mission turned tragic when group leader David Chan died while taking a swim as a symbolic defiance, and it was abandoned due to stormy seas.
TAIWAN
RTXGJ5F
September 27, 1996
A Taiwanese man flogs an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto as others flash V-signs...
A Taiwanese man flogs an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto as others flash V-signs.....
A Taiwanese man flogs an effigy of Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto as others flash V-signs during a protest in the rains in Keelung early September 27 as the Hong Kong protest ship Kien Hwa 2 arrives in Taiwan. The ship ended its mission in tragedy when protest leader David Chan drowned after leaping into the sea near the islands as a symbolic challenge to Japan's claim of sovereignty.
CHAN
RTXGJ5I
September 27, 1996
Hong Kong protester Ju Shao-hung (R) wipes his tears while paying tribute in front of the body of David...
Hong Kong protester Ju Shao-hung (R) wipes his tears while paying tribute in front of the body of Da.....
Hong Kong protester Ju Shao-hung (R) wipes his tears while paying tribute in front of the body of David Chan, covered by a cloth, as protest ship Kien Hwa 2 arrives in Keelung September 27. The ship ended its mission in tragedy when protest leader Chan drowned after leaping into the sea near the islands as a symbolic challenge to Japan's claim of sovereignty.
RTR2C53
March 10, 1997
A Hong Kong protester hands a letter to United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees (UNHCR) chief Sadako...
Hong Kong
UNHCR CHIEF SADAKO OGATA IS BLOCKED BY PROTESTERS IN HONG KONG
A Hong Kong protester hands a letter to United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees (UNHCR) chief Sadako Ogata (R), inscribed with "UN: Pay the debt HK$11.5 billion you owe the HK (Hong Kong) people", as she arrives for a news conference in Hong Kong March 10. Ogata said on Monday she was hopeful Hong Kong would maintain a humane asylum policy beyond the territory's reversion to Chinese sovereignty at midnight of June 30 this year.

HONGKONG VIETNAMESE
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April 05, 1997
Demonstrators light up paper doves as a symbol of a lack of freedom while others, displaying a wreath...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS BURN PAPER DOVES
Demonstrators light up paper doves as a symbol of a lack of freedom while others, displaying a wreath and banners chant anti-Chinese slogans during a protest outside Xinhua News Agency, the de facto Chinese embassy in Hong Kong April 5. The protest, which was held on the same day as the Ching Ming Festival, where people pay respects to their deceased relatives and friends, demanded the release of dissidents in prison and to commemorate those who were killed during the 1989 pro-democracy movement in China.

HONGKONG PROTEST
RTR36YV
April 22, 1997
Pro-democracy activists shout slogans outside the office of Hong Kong's future chief executive Tung Chee-hwa...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEMONSTRATE AGAINST DONATIONS TO TORY PARTY BY TUNG CHEE HWA
Pro-democracy activists shout slogans outside the office of Hong Kong's future chief executive Tung Chee-hwa April 22, protesting against Tung's donation to Britain's Conservative Party before the general election in 1992. Tung, who plans to ban foreign donations to political parties when Hong Kong returns to Chinese rule in July, provoked heavy criticism from Hong Kong's pro-democracy supporters after the disclosure of his donation.

HONGKONG
RTR3D77
April 30, 1997
An illegal immigrant boy from China holds a placard saying "I want a home with my father and mother"...
Hong Kong
ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT BOY WITH PLACARD AT HONG KONG PROTEST
An illegal immigrant boy from China holds a placard saying "I want a home with my father and mother" during a protest outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong April 30 demanding to be allowed to settle in the British colony. Illegal immigrant mothers and children urged Legislative councillors to support a motion urging the Hong Kong government to seize the authority to handle applications from mainlanders seeking to migrate to Hong Kong.

HONGKONG IMMIGRANTS
RTR3JD1
May 06, 1997
A Hong Kong protester unfurls a banner during a demonstration May 7 outside the Xinhua news agency, the...
Hong Kong
A HONG KONG PROTESTER UNFURLS A BANNER DENOUNCING JAPAN
A Hong Kong protester unfurls a banner during a demonstration May 7 outside the Xinhua news agency, the de facto Chinese Embassy in the British colony, to denounce Japanese nationalists' May 6 landing on the disputed islands in East China Sea, called Senkakus in Japan and Diaoyus in China. Hong Kong activists said last week they would launch a landing attempt on the isles from Taiwan later this month to press China's sovereign claim.

HONGKONG ISLANDS
HONG KONG
RTXHIQZ
May 11, 1997
Hong Kong protesters chant slogans while burning a Japanese imperial military flag during a demonstration...
Hong Kong protesters chant slogans while burning a Japanese imperial military flag during a demonstr.....
Hong Kong protesters chant slogans while burning a Japanese imperial military flag during a demonstration May 11. Territorial row over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, also known as the Senkakus in Japanese, has flared up once again after the landing by a Japanese rightist group on the islands last week. Chinese charactors on the podium reads "Defend the Diaoyu Islands".
RTR3WG3
May 22, 1997
Protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" sails past the Hong Kong Island coastline before sailing off to the disputed...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTEST BOAT SAILS FOR THE DIAOYU ISLANDS
Protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" sails past the Hong Kong Island coastline before sailing off to the disputed Diaoyu Islands, also known as the Senkakus in Japanese May 22. More than 30 activists participated in the trip, which takes about three days, planning to land on the islands to assert Chinese sovereignty in defiance of the Japanese presence.

HONGKONG JAPAN
RTR40RK
May 26, 1997
A group of demonstrators, holding a banner which reads "Down with Japanese Militarism", chant slogans...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CHANT SLOGANS OUTSIDE JAPANESE CONSULATE
A group of demonstrators, holding a banner which reads "Down with Japanese Militarism", chant slogans outside the Japanese Consulate in Hong Kong May 26. Hong Kong and Taiwan, organisers of a challenge to Tokyo's claim to the East China Sea archipelago of Diaoyu Islands, also known as the Senkakus in Japan, ended their high-seas protest on Monday after facing an impenetrable force of Japanese coast guard boats.

ISLANDS TAIWAN JAPAN
RTR40SO
May 26, 1997
A demonstrator, standing in front of a Taiwanese flag, burns a picture of Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTER BURNS A JAPANESE FLAG AND PORTRAIT OF JAPANESE PM
A demonstrator, standing in front of a Taiwanese flag, burns a picture of Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto wrapped around a Japanese imperial military flag during a protest outside the Japanese Consulate in Hong Kong May 27. Hong Kong and Taiwan, organisers of a challenge to Tokyo's claim to the East China Sea archipelago of Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in the Japan, ended their high-seas protest on Monday after facing an impenetrable force of Japanese coast guard boats.

ISLANDS TAIWAN JAPAN
RTR40UH
May 26, 1997
The Hong Kong protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" collides with a Japanese patrol boat of Japan's Maritime Safety...
Japan
HONG KONGS PROTEST BOAT COLLIDES WITH JAPAN'S PATROL BOAT
The Hong Kong protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" collides with a Japanese patrol boat of Japan's Maritime Safety Agency during a protest over Tokyo's claiming to a disputed island chain near the Senkakus, also known in Chinese as Diaoyus, in the East China Sea May 26. The Japanese coastguard deployed about 60 patrol boats today to prevent a flotilla of some 20 protest vessels from Taiwan and Hong Kong from approaching the island.

ISLANDS TAIWAN JAPAN
RTR410C
May 26, 1997
Hong Kong protest boat "Diaoyutai" is surrounded by patrol boats from Japan's Maritime Safety Agency...
Japan
HONG KONG PROTEST BOAT IS SURROUNDED BY PATROL BOATS IN THE EAST CHINA SEAS
Hong Kong protest boat "Diaoyutai" is surrounded by patrol boats from Japan's Maritime Safety Agency near the islands in the East China Sea, known as the Senkakus in Japan and Diaoyus in Chinese May 26, after colliding with a patrol boat. The Japanese coastguard deployed about 60 patrol boats to prevent a flotilla of about 20 protest vessels from Taiwan and Hong Kong approaching the island. Japanese riot police can be seen standing by on the decks of the patrol boats.

ISLANDS TAIWAN JAPAN
HONG KONG
RTXHHJE
May 30, 1997
The Hong Kong protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" collides with a Japanese patrol boat of Japan's Maritime Safety...
The Hong Kong protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" collides with a Japanese patrol boat of Japan's Maritime Sa.....
The Hong Kong protest boat "Diao Yu Tai" collides with a Japanese patrol boat of Japan's Maritime Safety Agency during a protest over Tokyo's claiming to a disputed island chain near the Senkakus, also known in Chinese as Diaoyus, in the East China Sea May 26. The Japanese coastguard deployed about 60 patrol boats today to prevent a flotilla of some 20 protest vessels from Taiwan and Hong Kong from approaching the island. **POOR QUALITY VIDEO DOCUMENT **
RTR4ZXI
July 01, 1997
Hong Kong residents carry banners and shout slogans during a pro-democracy protest in the new Chinese...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS SHOUT SLOGANS DURING PROTEST
Hong Kong residents carry banners and shout slogans during a pro-democracy protest in the new Chinese Special Administrative Region July 1, hours after the former British colony reverted to Chinese rule. Concerns have grown on possible curbs to civil liberties under the new government.

HONGKONG
RTR4ZXO
July 01, 1997
Hong Kong residents carrying placards shout slogans as one bangs a drum during a pro-democracy protest...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS SHOUT SLOGANS DURING PROTEST
Hong Kong residents carrying placards shout slogans as one bangs a drum during a pro-democracy protest in the new Chinese Special Administrative Region July 1 hours after the former British colony reverted to Chinese rule. Concerns have grown on possible curbs to civil liberties under the new government.

HONGKONG
RTR500H
July 01, 1997
Pro-democracy demonstrators chant slogans under the newly installed Chinese national emblem outside the...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CHANT SLOGANS
Pro-democracy demonstrators chant slogans under the newly installed Chinese national emblem outside the Chief Government Office July 1. More than 2,000 people participated in the first ever pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty.

HONGKONG
RTR5M9L
July 23, 1997
Pro-democracy protesters chant slogans while marching their way to Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa's office...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CHANT TO DEMAND THE RELEASE OF WANG DAN
Pro-democracy protesters chant slogans while marching their way to Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa's office July 22, asking Tung to pass on their request to Chinese leaders for the release of prominent Chinese dissidents Wang Dan and Wei Jingsheng. Wang, jailed last year for plotting to overthrow the government, is seeking medical parole after developing what could be a nervous condition.

HONGKONG DISSIDENTS
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August 26, 1997
Pro-democracy protesters, holding portraits of jailed Chinese dissidents Wang Dan (R) and Wei Jingsheng...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEMAND RELEASE OF JAILED CHINESE DISSIDENTS
Pro-democracy protesters, holding portraits of jailed Chinese dissidents Wang Dan (R) and Wei Jingsheng (C), chant slogans while marching towards Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa's office August 26. There are concerns over the future of democracy in Hong Kong which returned to Chinese rule last month after more than 150 years of British colonial rule.

HONGKONG MARCH
RTRBKHM
February 19, 1998
Filipino maids in Hong Kong protest at the Philippine Consulate February 19 against the negligence and...
Hong Kong
FILIPINO MAIDS PROTEST AT PHILIPPINE CONSULATE IN HONG KONG
Filipino maids in Hong Kong protest at the Philippine Consulate February 19 against the negligence and inutility of the Ramos regime in addressing the plight of thousands of stranded Filipinos in Saudi Arabia. Protesters claimed some of the Filipinos were treated badly in Riyadh, living under sub-human conditions without food, water and electricity.

HONGKONG PHILIPPINES
PHILIPPINES
RTXIJA3
February 19, 1998
Filipino maids in Hong Kong protest at the Philippines Consulate February 19 against the negligence and...
Filipino maids in Hong Kong protest at the Philippines Consulate February 19 against the negligence .....
Filipino maids in Hong Kong protest at the Philippines Consulate February 19 against the negligence and inutility of the -Ramos regime in addressing the plight of thousands of stranded Filipinos in Saudi Arabia. Protesters claimed some of the Filipinos were treated badly in Riyadh, living under sub-human conditions without food, water and electricity.
RTRBLYS
February 20, 1998
Activists from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong, a pro-Beijing political party...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS URGE U.S. NOT TO STRIKE IRAQ
Activists from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong, a pro-Beijing political party in Hong Kong, stage a protest outside the U.S. Consulate February 20, urging the U.S. not to attack Iraq. The activists held up a banner with the slogan "we want peace, no war please" and one carried a statue of Buddha, a symbol of peace, which was offered to a U.S consular official.

HONGKONG IRAQ
RTRD0D4
April 08, 1998
Pro-democracy demonstrators enact a scene depicting Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa, dressed in black...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS ENACT PROVISIONAL LEGISLATURE DEATH SCENE
Pro-democracy demonstrators enact a scene depicting Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa, dressed in black as an oppressor of workers, while a man (L) rubber stamps the disbanding of the Provisional Legislature with the words "temporary legislature, eternal criminals". The protestors gathered outside Provisional Legislature as the Beijing-appointed Hong Kong legislature held its final session before disbandment. A new legislature is to be formed after elections on May 24. The provisional body, appointed after Britain handed Hong Kong back to China last July 1, has been constantly attacked by activists as undemocratic. The banner in the shape of a hand reads "oppress labour".

HONGKONG PARLIAMENT
RTRDBE6
April 20, 1998
Pro-democracy activists chant slogans as they march to Hong Kong's Xinhua News Agency, the de facto embassy...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEMAND RELEASE OF OTHER DISSIDENTS IN CHINA.
Pro-democracy activists chant slogans as they march to Hong Kong's Xinhua News Agency, the de facto embassy in the former British territory, April 20. Protesters demanded Chinese government release more jailed Chinese dissidents.

REUTERS
RTRDKBN
April 29, 1998
Protesters from the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong chant slogans outside U.S. consulate...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS OUTSIDE US CONSULATE AGAINST CROSS SERVICING AGREEMENT.
Protesters from the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong chant slogans outside U.S. consulate April 29 as Robert Laing (2nd L), director of U.S. Information Services, receives a protest letter against the revised Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement between Japan and the United States. The group said the agreement not only extends military co-operation between the two countries, but also puts Southeast Asian countries under the threat of Japanese Imperialism.

REUTERS
RTRDKCT
April 29, 1998
Protesters from the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong chant slogans outside Japanese consulate...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS OUTSIDE JAPANESE CONSULATE AGAINST CROSS SERVICING AGREEMENT.
Protesters from the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong chant slogans outside Japanese consulate April 29 against the revised Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement between Japan and the United States. The group said the agreement not only extends military co-operation between the two countries, but also puts Southeast Asian countries under the threat of Japanese Imperialism.

REUTERS
RTRDPFF
May 04, 1998
Demonstrators burn an illustration of a U.S. flag outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong May 4 to protest...
Hong Kong
HONG KONG PROTESTERS BURN ILLUSTRATION OF US FLAG OUTSIDE US CONSULATE.
Demonstrators burn an illustration of a U.S. flag outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong May 4 to protest against the revised Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement between Japan and the United States. The group said, that the agreement had attempted to include Taiwan Strait, Hong Kong and a greater part of South East Asia Regions. The protest coincides with the 79th anniversary of the May 4th Student Movement of 1919 which focused on anti-imperialiam and anti-feudalism.

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RTRE0KS
May 14, 1998
A Hong Kong protester raises his fist to denounce the suppression of anti-government demonstrations in...
Hong Kong
A HONG KONG PROTESTER RAISES HIS FIST OUTSIDE THE INDONESIAN CONSULATE-GENERAL.
A Hong Kong protester raises his fist to denounce the suppression of anti-government demonstrations in Indonesia outside the Indonesian Consulate-General May 14. A small group of protesters representing a number of union and religious organisations marched to the Indonesian Consulate-General, calling for an immediate stop to the "violent oppression of people's demonstration".

TEL/CC/EB
RTRE0LA
May 14, 1998
A Hong Kong protester raises a placard of newspaper clippings showing riots in Indonesia, outside the...
Hong Kong
A HONG KONG PROTESTER RAISES A PLACARD BEARING NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS.
A Hong Kong protester raises a placard of newspaper clippings showing riots in Indonesia, outside the Indonesian Consulate-General in Hong Kong May 14. The placard reads: "Shame on the Indonesian government", denouncing the suppression of anti-government demonstrations in Indonesia. About 20 people, representing over a dozen unions and religious groups, marched to the Indonesian Consulate-General.

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CHINA DISSIDENT
RTRKK58
December 21, 1998
Pro-democracy protesters hold a portrait of veteran dissident Xu Wenli during a demonstration near the...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS HOLD A PORTRAIT OF CHINESE DISSIDENT XU WENLI.
Pro-democracy protesters hold a portrait of veteran dissident Xu Wenli during a demonstration near the government headquarters in Hong Kong December 21. The group protested after a Chinese court sentenced Xu to 13 years in prison for subversion after a trial that lasted just a few hours, his lawyer said December 21. Xu was convicted by the Beijing Number One Intermediate People's Court over his efforts to set up the Chinese Democratic Party. Xu had previously spent 12 years in prison for his role in the 1978-79 Democracy Wall movement.

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CHINA DISSIDENT
RTRKK5E
December 21, 1998
Pro-democracy protesters, holding a portrait of veteran dissident Xu Wenli, demonstrate at the government...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEMONSTRATE AGAINST SENTENCING OF XU WENLI.
Pro-democracy protesters, holding a portrait of veteran dissident Xu Wenli, demonstrate at the government headquarters in Hong Kong December 21. The group protested a Chinese court sentenced Xu to 13 years in prison for subversion after a trial that lasted just a few hours, his lawyer said December 21. Xu was convicted by the Beijing Number One Intermediate People's Court over his efforts to set up the Chinese Democratic Party. Xu had previously spent 12 years in prison for his role in the 1978-79 Democracy Wall movement.

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CHINA DISSIDENT
RTRKK6C
December 21, 1998
Pro-democracy activist and Legislative councillor Leung Yiu-chung holds a portrait of veteran Chinese...
Hong Kong, China
A HONG KONG PROTESTER DEMONSTRATES AGAINST CHINESE DISSIDENT XU WENLI'S SENTENCE.
Pro-democracy activist and Legislative councillor Leung Yiu-chung holds a portrait of veteran Chinese dissident Xu Wenli during a demonstration at the government headquarters in Hong Kong December 21. A group protested after a Chinese court sentenced Xu to 13 years in prison for subversion after a trial that lasted just a few hours, his lawyer said December 21. Xu was convicted by the Beijing Number One Intermediate People's Court over his efforts to set up the Chinese Democratic Party. Xu had previously spent 12 years in prison for his role in the 1978-79 Democracy Wall movement.

BY/JO/JDP
HONGKONG CHINA DISSIDENTS
RTRKMYO
December 24, 1998
Protesters carrying packages of Christmas cards for jailed Chinese dissidents, chant slogans as they...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS CARRY PACKAGES OF CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR CHINESE DISSIDENTS.
Protesters carrying packages of Christmas cards for jailed Chinese dissidents, chant slogans as they march their way to a post office in Hong Kong December 24. Pro-democracy activists on Thursday mailed 4,000 Christmas cards to show their support for 1,000 dissidents, including Xu Wenli (portrait shown on package) who founded the Chinese Democratic Party.

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HONGKONG CHINA DISSIDENTS
RTRKMZ6
December 24, 1998
Veteran pro-democracy activist and Legislative councillor Szeto Wah ties up packages of Christmas cards...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS MAIL PACKAGES OF CHRISTMAS CARDS TO CHINESE DISSIDENTS.
Veteran pro-democracy activist and Legislative councillor Szeto Wah ties up packages of Christmas cards to be mailed to jailed Chinese dissidents at a Hong Kong post office December 24. Pro-democracy activists on Thursday mailed 4,000 Christmas cards to show their support for 1,000 dissidents, including Xu Wenli (L) and Wang Youcai (portraits shown on packages).

BY/TAN
CHINA DISSIDENT
RTRLCKX
January 27, 1999
Hong Kong protesters chant slogans as they march to Xinhua News Agency, the de facto Chinese embassy...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS MARCH TO DEMAND RELEASE OF SPAIN-BASED CHINESE DISSIDENT WANG CEON.
Hong Kong protesters chant slogans as they march to Xinhua News Agency, the de facto Chinese embassy in the territory, to demand the release of Spain-based Chinese dissident Wang Ceon, January 27. A court in eastern China began hearing charges against Wang on Wednesday as Beijing kept up the heat on the opposition in a year filled with sensitive political anniversaries.

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CHINA DISSIDENT
RTRLCLB
January 27, 1999
A Hong Kong protester chants slogans outside Xinhua News Agency, the de facto Chinese embassy in the...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTER DEMANDS RELEASE OF SPAIN-BASED CHINESE DISSIDENT WANG CEON.
A Hong Kong protester chants slogans outside Xinhua News Agency, the de facto Chinese embassy in the territory, to demand the release of Spain-based Chinese dissident Wang Ceon, January 27. A court in eastern China began hearing charges against Wang on Wednesday as Beijing kept up the heat on the opposition in a year filled with sensitive political anniversaries.

BY/CC
HONGKONG
RTRLIN5
February 02, 1999
Failed investors who bought properties in the Chinese southern city of Guangzhou developed by Guangdong...
Hong Kong, China
FAILED PROPERTY INVESTORS OF GUANGDONG INVESTMENTS DEMAND COMPENSATION IN HONG KONG.
Failed investors who bought properties in the Chinese southern city of Guangzhou developed by Guangdong Investments Holdings Ltd and Nam Fong International Holdings Ltd, both listed in Hong Kong, protest and demand compensation from the companies February 2. Hong Kong's red chips, now battered and bruised by Guangdong Enterprises Holdings Ltd's financial troubles, took the latest piece of news about stock trading losses at the group in the stride.

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HONGKONG PROTEST
RTRLNFB
February 07, 1999
Foreign domestic workers from the Philippines, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka protest against a cut in...
Hong Kong, China
FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN HONG KONG PROTEST AGAINST A DECREASE IN WAGES.
Foreign domestic workers from the Philippines, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka protest against a cut in minimum wages in Hong Kong February 7. The Hong Kong government slashed by five percent the minimum wage of foreign domestic helpers earlier to help local employers hit by the economic downturn.

BY/JIR/JDP
HONGKONG PROTEST
RTRLNH1
February 07, 1999
Foreign domestic workers from the Philippines, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka protest against a cut in...
Hong Kong, China
FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN HONG KONG PROTEST AGAINST DECREASE IN WAGES.
Foreign domestic workers from the Philippines, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka protest against a cut in minimum wages in Hong Kong February 7. Hong Kong government slashed by five percent the minimum wage of foreign domestic helpers earlier to help local employers hit by the economic downturn.

BY/CC/JDP
HONGKONG CHINA LAW
RTRLUY0
February 14, 1999
Hong Kong protesters perform a street drama to show their support for mainland Chinese immigrants, who...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEMAND RIGHTS OF ABODE FOR MAINLAND CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
Hong Kong protesters perform a street drama to show their support for mainland Chinese immigrants, who themselves have staged a sit-in rally for the tenth day to demand their immediate residency rights in the territory February 14. Hong Kong failed over the weekend to resolve its first major constitutional row with China after the ruling of Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal that opens the territory to tens of thousands of mainland migrants. In the street drama which highlights how the Chinese migrants are being badly treated, the red characters mention that the migrants have overstayed in Hong Kong and the blue characters refer to their presence making Hong Kong a bad place.

BY/JIR/WS
HONGKONG JUSTICE
RTRMQ2D
March 11, 1999
A Hong Kong protester bites a sign which reads "Step Down Elsie Leung" while demonstrating in front of...
Hong Kong, China
A PROTESTER WAITS FOR ELSIE LEUNG OUTSIDE HONG KONG LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
A Hong Kong protester bites a sign which reads "Step Down Elsie Leung" while demonstrating in front of police officers outside the Legislative Council March 11. The territory's legislature on Thursday rejected a no-confidence motion against Secretary of Justice Elsie Leung over her handling of China-sensitive cases, sparking new concerns that the rule of law was deteriorating.

BY/CC
HONGKONG IMMIGRATION
RTRNI1S
March 30, 1999
A Chinese immigrant holding a placard which reads "I have been applying for 21 years" for residency in...
Hong Kong, China
CHINESE IMMIGRANTS PROTEST OUTSIDE HONG KONG SUPREME COURT.
A Chinese immigrant holding a placard which reads "I have been applying for 21 years" for residency in Hong Kong protests with other Chinese immigrants outside the territory's Surpreme Court March 30. In a test case that affects thousands from mainland China, a Hong Kong court ruled on Tuesday that illegal Chinese immigrants had no right to stay in the territory while seeking permanent residence status.

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HONGKONG IMMIGRATION
RTRNI1X
March 30, 1999
A Chinese immigrant holding a placard which reads "I have been applying for 20 years" for residency in...
Hong Kong, China
CHINESE IMMIGRANT PROTESTS OUTSIDE HONG KONG SUPREME COURT.
A Chinese immigrant holding a placard which reads "I have been applying for 20 years" for residency in Hong Kong protests outside the territory's Surpreme Court March 30. In a test case that affects thousands from mainland China, a Hong Kong court ruled on Tuesday that illegal Chinese immigrants had no right to stay in the territory while seeking permanent residence status.

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HONGKONG JAPAN
RTRO2CC
April 15, 1999
Demonstrators holding a banner walk towards the Japanese consulate in Hong Kong protesting against newly...
Hong Kong, China
PROTESTERS HOLD A BANNER OUTSIDE THE JAPANESE CONSULATE IN HONG KONG.
Demonstrators holding a banner walk towards the Japanese consulate in Hong Kong protesting against newly elected Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara April 15. Protesters claimed Ishihara, a former ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker and co-author of the 1989 book "The Japan That Can Say No," did not admit to Japanese war crimes in China during the 1930s.

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YUGOSLAVIA CHINA
RTROYOD
May 08, 1999
Angry members from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong march to the U.S. consulate...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEMONSTRATE OUTSIDE THE US CONSULATE IN HONG KONG.
Angry members from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong march to the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong May 8 against NATO's bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. Up to four people were reported killed and more than 20 injured in the bombing.

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HONGKONG TIANANMEN
RTRPM13
May 30, 1999
A protester carries a placard showing a protester standing in front of a column of tanks at Beijing's...
Hong Kong, China
THOUSANDS IN HONG KONG PROTEST TO MARK 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN MASSACRE.
A protester carries a placard showing a protester standing in front of a column of tanks at Beijing's Tiananmen Square during the 1989 pro-democracy movement, at a protest march in Hong Kong May 30. More than 3,000 people participated in the march to mark the 10th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

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HONGKONG TIANANMEN
RTRPM19
May 30, 1999
More than 3,000 people participate in a protest march in Hong Kong May 30 to mark the 10th anniversary...
Hong Kong, China
THOUSANDS IN HONG KONG PROTEST TO MARK 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN MASSACRE.
More than 3,000 people participate in a protest march in Hong Kong May 30 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. The huge banner in Chinese reads "Redress June 4th".

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HONGKONG TIANANMEN
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May 30, 1999
A protester wears a mask showing the late Chinese paramount leader Deng Xiaoping at a protest march in...
Hong Kong, China
THOUSANDS IN HONG KONG PROTEST TO MARK 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN MASSACRE.
A protester wears a mask showing the late Chinese paramount leader Deng Xiaoping at a protest march in Hong Kong May 30. More than 3,000 people participated in the march to mark the 10th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

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HONGKONG TIANANMEN
RTRPM26
May 30, 1999
Protesters chant slogans before a protest march in Hong Kong May 30. More than 3,000 people participated...
Hong Kong, China
THOUSANDS IN HONG KONG PROTEST TO MARK 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN MASSACRE.
Protesters chant slogans before a protest march in Hong Kong May 30. More than 3,000 people participated in the march to mark the 10th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

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HONGKONG ANNIVERSARY
RTRQBMC
July 01, 1999
Demonstrators with a papier mache model commemorating those who died in the 1989 military crackdown,...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS STAGE SIT IN OUTSIDE HANDOVER ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY VENUE.
Demonstrators with a papier mache model commemorating those who died in the 1989 military crackdown, protest outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre where Chinese Vice-President Hu Jintao is attending a ceremony marking the second anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese rule July 1. Tight security were deployed outside the venue as police tried to bar demonstrators from getting near.

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HONGKONG
RTRQEJL
July 07, 1999
Protesters, showing photographs of victims of the Sino-Japanese war in 1937-1945, demonstrate outside...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS HOLD PHOTOS OF JAPAN'S INVASION IN CHINA.
Protesters, showing photographs of victims of the Sino-Japanese war in 1937-1945, demonstrate outside the Japanese consulate in Hong Kong July 7, marking the 62nd anniversary of the war. Protesters also demonstrated against Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's recent nomination of the late Japanese emperor Hirohito as Time magazine's Person of the Century.

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HONGKONG
RTRQEJW
July 07, 1999
Hong Kong protesters, holding photographs of victims of the Sino-Japanese war in 1937-1945, pay tribute...
Hong Kong, China
HONG KONG PROTESTERS HOLD PHOTOS OF SINO-JAPANESE WAR VICTIMS.
Hong Kong protesters, holding photographs of victims of the Sino-Japanese war in 1937-1945, pay tribute in front of a war monument on July 7. The protesters, who were marking the 62nd anniversary of the war, also demonstrated against Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's recent nomination of the late Japanese emperor Hirohito as Time magazine's Person of the Century.

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HONGKONG
RTRRTQV
October 27, 1999
Philippine domestic helpers in Hong Kong protest at the Philippine consulate October 27 against the cancellation...
Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
PHILIPPINE DOMESTIC HELPERS PROTEST AGAINST LOAN SHARKS IN HONG KONG.
Philippine domestic helpers in Hong Kong protest at the Philippine consulate October 27 against the cancellation of their passports after they were forcibly seized by financing agencies, or "loan sharks". A Filipino union in the territory said the directive will aggravate the situation and will make migrant Filipinos more vulnerable to abuse and deprive them of their basic right as a Filipino.

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