“We can all see that if we accept the national security act and [in] our response [is] that we keep silent, then I will say tomorrow is the last day of Hong Kong too,” Wu told broadcaster RTHK. “I hope people can understand that if you want to keep our core values, if we want to keep the fight to protest against the national security act … we have to protest against it.” … [Read more...] about ‘A Grim Fate Awaits Us’: Hong Kong Protest Groups Face Communist ‘National Security’ Law
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One thing she said would change would be how Hong Kongers use the internet, adding she was planning to use a VPN and secure apps more often. Samuel Woodhams, Researcher at the London-based internet research firm, Top10VPN, said in an email that there had been a 321% rise in demand for VPNs on June 30 compared the rest of the month's daily average. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong protest leader flees as government warns calls for ‘revolution’ are now illegal
University boycott organizers say they are issuing a two-week deadline for the government to respond to their demands, before they consider further escalation. For now, they're still going to campus -- but instead of attending classes, they're holding their own events and makeshift lectures, with guest speakers and panel discussions on the unrest. … [Read more...] about After a summer of being tear gassed, can Hong Kong protesters go back to being students?
Britain announced Wednesday that it was extending residency rights for up to 3 million Hong Kongers eligible for the British National Overseas passport, stressing that it would uphold its historic duty to the former British colony. Those eligible will be able to live and work in the U.K. for five years, before applying for settled status and then again for citizenship. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong protester arrested on suspicion of stabbing police
Compared to last year, when lunchtime protests were a semi-regular sight ahead of the coronavirus outbreak, often involving white collar business workers, police demonstrated far less tolerance for any obstruction of roads or other minor disruption. Police were seen detaining people for shouting protest slogans and displaying banners, and one police liaison officer told a crowd in Central through a loudspeaker: "After eating lunch, go back to your normal life and don't stand here anymore." … [Read more...] about Riot police take zero tolerance approach to Hong Kong protests as tensions build