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It’s one thing to disagree with the protesters, but simply listening to them shows they are not mere thugs and rioters Moreover, they may have done Hong Kong a service by exposing the ineptitude of our government and police South China Morning Post Date: 13 Aug, 2019 By: Peter Kammerer   Beijing and its backers call the […]

BBC August 13, 2019 Hong Kong anti-government protests Hong Kong is now entering its 11th week of unrest, with increasing outbreaks of violence and strikes causing major disruption. The Chinese government has strongly criticised the protesters, but many are wondering whether it will eventually lose patience and take more direct action. What legal options does […]

BBC August 13, 2019 Hong Kong anti-government protests Another day of pro-democracy protests has been held at Hong Kong International Airport, leading to flight disruptions and violent clashes between demonstrators and police. Travellers arriving at the airport – one of the world's busiest – hoping to catch flights were met with blocked check-in desks, mass […]

BBC Date: August 13, 2019 Hong Kong anti-government protests   Media caption: A policeman was cornered and beaten by protesters at Hong Kong airport Flight check-in has been suspended at Hong Kong International Airport for a second consecutive day because of anti-government protests. The airport, which is one of the world's busiest, has been the […]

BBC Date: 12 Aug 2019   Violence erupted in at least two underground train stations in Hong Kong, as the city saw its 10th weekend of protests. Local news outlets captured police shooting non-lethal ammunition at close range and tear gas. Footage courtesy of Apple Daily and RTHK.    [SOURCE]

CNN August 13, 2019 By: Sarah Dean A senior British Conservative politician has called for Hong Kong citizens to be given full UK nationality as a way to reassure them they are supported by the UK amid ongoing protests. Parliament member Tom Tugendhat, chair of the UK government’s House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, said […]

Everyone is starting to resist now. The National Interest Date: August 4, 2019   By: Richard Javad Heydarian “Never trust China,” a wrathful Hong Kong protester told this author during the large-scale protests on July 14 in the Sha Tin district earlier this month. “We are never going to give up, people are fighting to their […]

Axios Date: August 6, 2019 By:Erica Pandey, Jonathan Swan Vice President Mike Pence has signaled that the Trump administration is open to using the Global Magnitsky Act to sanction top officials in Xinjiang, China, where more than 1 million Uighur Muslims are being held in internment camps, according to a Chinese religious freedom advocate who met […]

One Country, Two Phones Quartz Date: August 6, 2019 By: Jane Li In the face of mounting pressure on personal freedom, Chinese internet users appear to be trying more actively to push back against tightening digital surveillance from Beijing.  On both Chinese and foreign websites, discussions, tips and software hacks to combat the government’s grip over cyberspace have picked […]

In harshest warning yet, Beijing says it's 'only a matter of time' before 'criminals' behind protests are punished. Aljazeera April 6, 2019 Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the demonstrations in the semi-autonomous city. At a press briefing in Beijing […]