“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
"Schools should never be used for expressing political demands, and more importantly, minors should not be involved as the move could bring them emotional disturbances and undermine school harmony," said the letter, signed by Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung. It further urged parents to advise their children against "taking part in dangerous or illegal activities." … [Read more...] about After a summer of being tear gassed, can Hong Kong protesters go back to being students?
About 370 people were arrested during and after Wednesday's protests against the law being imposed by China to curb activities surrounding the anti-government protests that has been ongoing since June last year. Ten of them were arrested on suspicion of violating the new security law, some of whom were in possession of paraphernalia that advocated for Hong Kong’s independence. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong protester arrested on suspicion of stabbing police
Earlier, protests aimed at stopping lawmakers from debating a separate, but also controversial national anthem bill were foiled by a huge police presence outside the legislature. Lawmakers have begun the second reading debate of that law, which will make it a crime punishable by up to three years in prison "to insult" China's national anthem, "March of the Volunteers," and are expected to hold a final vote on June 4. … [Read more...] about Riot police take zero tolerance approach to Hong Kong protests as tensions build