PROTESTERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROTESTERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58477027-68/hong-kong-government-beijing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58477027-68/hong-kong-government-beijing.html.csp">Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOANNA CHIU and KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T14:08:00.681-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 02:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday. The Chinese government, meanwhile, appeared to be losing patience. An editorial solemnly read Wednesday on state TV said all Hong Kong residents should support authorities in their efforts to “deploy police enforcement decisively” and “restore the social order in Hong K...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584770272014-10-01T14:08:00.681-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T14:08:00.681-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58477027@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:08:00 MDT Letter: Don’t discriminate against people in vehicles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58472876-82/blm-canyon-rights-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58472876-82/blm-canyon-rights-vehicle.html.csp">Letter: Don’t discriminate against people in vehicles</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T16:48:01.495-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The actions of government agents leading to the criminal indictment of the Recapture Canyon protesters ignores two key elements in the case: The original BLM closure was illegal because it violated grandfathered RS2477 rights-of-way across public land; and it was discriminatory because it targeted only people who travel by motor vehicle and not those on foot or horseback. The implication is that vehicle people are uniquely destructive and individually responsible for any actions of the grou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472876@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:48:01 MDT Hong Kong leader rejects pro-democracy protesters’ demands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58472439-68/hong-kong-china-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58472439-68/hong-kong-china-government.html.csp">Hong Kong leader rejects pro-democracy protesters’ demands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOANNA CHIU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T21:43:16.063-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Hong Kong’s embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony Wednesday to mark China’s National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing’s authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997. Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying took part in the ceremony — marking the anniversary of the founding of communist China in 1949 — as thousands of pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584724392014-09-30T21:43:16.063-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T21:43:16.063-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472439@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:43:16 MDT Hong Kong protesters want government’s answer to pro-democracy demands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58468053-68/hong-kong-protesters-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58468053-68/hong-kong-protesters-police.html.csp">Hong Kong protesters want government’s answer to pro-democracy demands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOUISE WATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T22:04:19.697-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Protesters spent a peaceful night singing as they blocked streets in Hong Kong in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience to push demands for genuine democratic reforms. But officials announced that schools in some districts of Hong Kong would remain closed Tuesday because of safety concerns, while dozens of bus routes were canceled and some subway stops near protest areas were closed. Local media also reported that protest organizers had vowed to step up their protests if the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584680532014-09-29T22:04:19.697-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T22:04:19.697-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468053@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:04:19 MDT Hong Kong police use tear gas on pro-democracy protesters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58464953-68/police-hong-kong-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58464953-68/police-hong-kong-protesters.html.csp">Hong Kong police use tear gas on pro-democracy protesters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T10:10:34.442-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered at government headquarters in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the semiautonomous city. After spending hours holding the protesters at bay, police lobbed canisters of tear gas into the crowd on Sunday evening. The searing fumes sent demonstrators fleeing down the road, but many came right back to continue...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584649532014-09-28T10:10:34.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-28T10:10:34.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58464953@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:10:34 MDT Ferguson unrest persists despite police chief’s gesture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58459835-68/police-jackson-brown-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58459835-68/police-jackson-brown-ferguson.html.csp">Ferguson unrest persists despite police chief’s gesture</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Suhr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T16:31:01.896-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps. The trouble Thursday night came hours after Police Chief Tom Jackson released a videotaped apology to Michael Brown’s family, though it drew skepticism from residents and protesters who still crave answers about Brown’s Aug. 9 dea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584598352014-09-26T16:31:01.896-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T16:31:01.896-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The trouble Thursday night came hours after Police Chief Tom Jackson released a videotaped apology to Michael Brown’s family, though it drew skepticism from residents and protesters who still crave answers about Brown’s Aug. 9 d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584597992014-09-26T19:29:03.815-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T19:29:03.815-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459799@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:29:03 MDT Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443206-79/street-wall-climate-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443206-79/street-wall-climate-police.html.csp">Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:53:02.217-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis. There were reports of some isolated arrests of protesters, who police said did not obtain a permit for the rally. But by and large, the police,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443206@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:53:02 MDT Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373618-79/protests-mcdonald-organizers-hour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373618-79/protests-mcdonald-organizers-hour.html.csp">Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH PISANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T14:21:24.045-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 02:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Police handcuffed dozens of protesters in cities around the country on Thursday as they blocked traffic in the latest attempt to escalate their efforts to get McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour. The protests, which were planned by labor organizers for about 150 cities nationwide throughout Thursday, are part of a campaign called “Fight for $15.” Since the protests began in late 2012, organizers have switched up their tacti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736182014-09-04T14:21:24.045-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T14:21:24.045-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373618@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:21:24 MDT Protesters in Pakistan force state TV station off the air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362105-68/sharif-protesters-minister-prime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362105-68/sharif-protesters-minister-prime.html.csp">Protesters in Pakistan force state TV station off the air</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ZARAR KHAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ASIF SHAHZAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T20:05:04.638-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again vowed he would not step down under duress, even as protesters briefly took over the country’s state-run television broadcaster and battled security forces in the streets. But the pressure from three days of violent protests on Sharif ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583621052014-09-01T20:05:04.638-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-01T20:05:04.638-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58362105@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:05:04 MDT Pakistan protesters vow to fight on until P.M. quits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58359668-68/khan-minister-police-sharif.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58359668-68/khan-minister-police-sharif.html.csp">Pakistan protesters vow to fight on until P.M. quits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ASIF SHAHZAD </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ZARAR KHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:47.645-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the biggest challenge yet to his authority. At least three people were killed and nearly 400 admitted to hospitals in clashes that started Saturday night and continued to boil over Sunday, officials said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with top...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583596682014-08-31T21:55:47.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T21:55:47.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58359668@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:47 MDT ‘Capitol 13’ group vows to fight disruption charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347059-78/utah-capitol-bill-arm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347059-78/utah-capitol-bill-arm.html.csp">‘Capitol 13’ group vows to fight disruption charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T22:37:49.434-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The last time this group stood arm in arm at the Capitol, demanding to be heard, they were hauled away in handcuffs. Thirteen protesters, who were charged Wednesday with disturbing a legislative meeting as they rallied to support a bill outlawing discrimination against gay people six months ago, gathered together once more to announce their intent to fight the charges against them and make their voices heard — even if it’s in a court of law, rather than the Utah Legislature. “We were shut out o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347059@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:37:49 MDT How can authorities restore order in Ferguson? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58314393-68/police-ferguson-black-missouri.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58314393-68/police-ferguson-black-missouri.html.csp">How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:05:16.178-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They’ve lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard — and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri. After nine days of unrest following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, law enforcement and political leaders are left struggling for answers to a frustrating question: What can we do to restore peace to the communi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583143932014-08-20T11:05:16.178-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T11:05:16.178-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314393@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:05:16 MDT Autopsy inconclusive on whether teen was shot with hands up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308820-68/brown-monday-police-autopsy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308820-68/brown-monday-police-autopsy.html.csp">Autopsy inconclusive on whether teen was shot with hands up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T21:10:32.418-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back was turned, a pathologist hired by his family said Monday. But the pathologist said the team that examined Michael Brown can’t be sure yet exactly how the wounds were inflicted, citing the need for more information. An independent autopsy determined that Michael Brown was shot at least s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583088202014-08-18T21:10:32.418-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T21:10:32.418-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308820@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:10:32 MDT Petri: What exactly are we seeing in Ferguson? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303926-82/ferguson-media-police-elephant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303926-82/ferguson-media-police-elephant.html.csp">Petri: What exactly are we seeing in Ferguson?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alexandra Petri</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T17:57:03.28-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Did one look at what one saw or did one see what one looked at?” — Hart Crane This question seems especially striking in light of the struggles in Ferguson, Mo., and the response by members of the media and others. Three examples: “Forgetting MLK’s Message: Protesters in Missouri Turn To Violence” - FOX News chyron. “I’ve seen the video. It looks to me like you don’t need to bother with that particular factor because they all appear to be of a single, you know, of a single origin, I should sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303926@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:57:03 MDT Governor declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303742-68/police-curfew-brown-nixon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303742-68/police-curfew-brown-nixon.html.csp">Governor declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID A. LIEB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and NIGEL DUARA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T22:00:58.275-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters have clashed in the week since a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer. Despite heavy rainfall and lightning, hundreds of protesters gathered Saturday night at a busy thoroughfare that has been the site of previous clashes with police. Dozens of officers, a much more visible presence than the night before, stood watch — includ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303742@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:00:58 MDT