Hong Kong ready for fresh 'Occupy' protests says city leader

March 25, 2015 6:26 AM

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Hong Kong ready for fresh 'Occupy' protests says city leader

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader said on Wednesday the city was prepared for a fresh flareup of pro-democracy street protests, while issuing a call to arms against opposition democratic lawmakers who have disrupted government policy-making in the legislature.

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's comments to a high-profile investment conference just days before the internationally renowned Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament, comes as a holdout group of protesters steadily build up their presence outside the city's government headquarters.

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