The expulsion of James Tien sends a signal to Hong Kong's establishment that dissent won't be tolerated.
The liberal Yanhuang Chunqiu is brought under the direct control of the culture ministry in Beijing.
The poll will run for three hours at the main protest site in Admiralty to gauge views on recent talks with officials.
The herders say they were attacked and their livestock seized after a five-year grazing ban expired.
A human rights panel finds that China is in breach of international rights treaties.
A similar number is expected next year as death penalties rise in the troubled region of Xinjiang.
Occupy Central supporters say the government's offers aren't concrete and that protests will continue.
Report calls on the international community to put pressure on Beijing to release all detainees and pursue those responsible.
Protesters remain in occupation at Central and Mong Kok sites, as officials extend an olive branch to student leaders.
Student groups say those who remain risk being held in contempt of court, and it is up to individuals to decide what to do.
Occupy Central supporters force police to retreat amid clashes as they rebuild cleared barricades.
Some traveled to the former British colony to join the Occupy Central movement
C.Y. Leung says there may yet be room for compromise on the nominations process.
The herders say they cannot compete with monopolies in the region.
A member of Hong Kong's third-largest Civic Party says he is the victim in the video.
They use pepper spray to clear the defiant demonstrators from a main road next to the city's government headquarters.
An ageing workforce is owed huge sums in unpaid pension contributions, overseas groups say.