7.1 People Pile
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7.1 People Pile (Chinese: 七一人民批; pinyin: Qī-Yī Rénmín Pī), named after the mass protest in Hong Kong on July 1, 2003, is a small pro-democracy political group in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. It was established on August 10, 2003.
The group is formed by a group of young people mainly in their 20s to 30s. Its aim is to push ahead for democracy in Hong Kong by extending the "people's power" in the July 1 protests.
The platform of the group includes calling for universal suffrage of the Chief Executive in 2007 and Legislative Council in 2008, opposing the legislation to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law, Hong Kong's mini-constitution, and demanding the Chief Executive, Tung Chee-hwa, to step down.
The group filed three candidates in the 2003 District Council elections. All of them were defeated.
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