15 Oct '11, 6pm

\"Indignant\" rallies hit Asia: HONG KONG: Protesters across the Asia-Pacific region Saturday joined worldwide d...

\"Indignant\" rallies hit Asia: HONG KONG: Protesters across the Asia-Pacific region Saturday joined worldwide d...

HONG KONG: Protesters across the Asia-Pacific region Saturday joined worldwide demonstrations inspired by the "Occupy Wall Street" and "Indignants" movements. Rallies are planned for Saturday in more than 950 cities across 82 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa in a show of power by a movement born on May 15 when a rally in Madrid's central square of Puerta del Sol sparked a protest that spread nationwide, then to other countries. Around 500 people gathered in the heart of Hong Kong's financial district to express their anger at the inequities and excesses of free-market capitalism, while demonstrators in Tokyo also voiced fury at the Fukushima nuclear accident. Wong Weng-chi, a demonstrator from a group calling themselves "Left 21", said the "Occupy Central" rally in Hong Kong was more than just an act of solidarity with the Wall Street prot...

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