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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 01:34

【警黑疑勾結】元朗警被揭 7.21 中午已知情 向區議員稱「已安排人手、有佈署」 前一天更稱「收到風」(District Councillors informed police of potential attacks by triads the day before, told by officer they “already know” and preparations had been made)
Stand News, July 24, 2019

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack
The Guardian, July 23, 2019

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Cook caught up in shocking violence near Hong Kong MTR station recalls horrific ordeal as 20 people attacked him with sticks and canes as he made his way home from work
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2019

元朗袭击:香港示威浪潮中“爱国爱港”的地区势力 (Yuen Long attacks: The “patriotic” local forces and Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement)
BBC, July 23, 2019

Yuen Long recovers but anxiety looms over weekend protest against Sunday’s attacks, as residents, businesses lose faith in Hong Kong police
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2019

網民響應金鐘站不合作運動 港鐵港島綫行車時間延長 (Citizens stage civil disobedience at Admiralty station for MTR’s negligent handling of passenger safety during Yuen Long attacks)
Stand News, July 24, 2019

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Hong Kong anti-gov’t protesters bring trains to halt during rush hour in latest act of civil disobedience
Hong Kong Free Press, July 24, 2019

【逃犯條例】航空界發起7.26機場集會 促政府回應五大訴求 (Aviation industry to stage rally at airport on Friday)
Ming Pao, July 23, 2019

Beijing reiterates that military stationed in Hong Kong can be used to tackle protests if requested by local government
Hong Kong Free Press, July 24, 2019

34 ex-Hong Kong officials and legislators make second appeal for investigation into extradition bill saga
Hong Kong Free Press, July 24, 2019

How shopping malls became a battleground in Hong Kong’s protests
Quartz, July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 01:34

China’s dissidents can’t leave
Foreign Policy, July 23, 2019

CHRD communiqué alleging arbitrary detentions of 3 labour rights defenders in PR China
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, July 23, 2019

Background: Wu Guijun 吴贵军
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, July 23, 2019

Background: Zhang Zhiru 张治儒
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 06:20

“Where were the police?” Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack
The Guardian, July 22, 2019

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王永平形容元朗暴力事件是有預謀及有計劃「恐怖襲擊」(Yuen Long incident a planned “terrorist attack,” says former government official)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 23, 2019

【元朗襲擊】朱凱廸質疑元朗事件早已部署 (Yuen Long attacks planned, directed by Liaison Office, says lawmaker Eddie Chu)
Ming Pao, July 23, 2019

【元朗懷疑警黑勾結事件】中年漢:畀我哋趕佢走 八鄉指揮官李漢民:心領嘅,唔使擔心 (“I appreciate your efforts; don’t worry”: Police commander filmed chatting with triad member after refusing to answer reporters’ questions)
The Stand News, July 22, 2019

Hong Kong police chief defends officers arriving 35 minutes after first reports of Yuen Long mob violence against protesters and MTR passengers
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2019

Hong Kong press associations “strongly condemn” attacks on journalists at Yuen Long MTR station
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2019

【元朗群毆市民】警拘 6 男 部分有黑社會背景 全部涉非法集結 (Police arrest 6 on charges of illegal assembly in relation to Yuen Long attacks)
The Stand News, July 23, 2019

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Hong Kong police to launch raids on white-clad thugs, including members of 14K and Wo Shing Wo triad gangs, who unleashed terror on protesters and bystanders in Yuen Long
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2019

Video: Office of Hong Kong pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho trashed as dozens protest response to Yuen Long attacks
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2019

Hong Kong commerce chamber joins protesters on bill withdrawal
Bloomberg, July 22, 2019

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香港總商會:元朗駭人襲擊深惡痛絕 必須立刻成立調查委員會 不稱職官員必須問責 (Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce urges full withdrawal of extradition bill, independent commission of inquiry, and negligent officials to step down)
The Stand News, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 03:03

As it happened: Hong Kong police fire rounds of tear gas in heart of city, while violence breaks out in Yuen Long
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2019

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721全紀錄:示威者塗污中聯辦,上環警方開槍驅散,元朗白衣人無差別襲擊市民 (Full record of July 21: Liaison Office sprayed with black paint; protesters in Sheung Wan dispersed by rubber bullets; citizens attacked by triad gangs in Yuen Long)
The Initium, July 21, 2019

Central Hong Kong becomes battleground as riot police clash with protesters after third major march against extradition bill and siege of Beijing’s liaison office
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2019

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Hong Kong activists hurl eggs, ink balloons at top China office, after huge anti-extradition law demo
Hong Kong Free Press, July 21, 2019

Chaos and bloodshed in Hong Kong district as hundreds of masked men assault protesters, journalists, residents
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2019

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Hong Kong police made no arrests after mob assaulted commuters, protesters, journalists in Yuen Long
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2019

林卓廷質疑警方蓄意不履行職責保護市民 (Legislator Lam Cheuk-ting injured in Yuen Long attack, questions police’s deliberate inaction)
Now News, July 22, 2019

“Servants of triads”: Hong Kong democrats claim police condoned mob attacks in Yuen Long
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2019

Taiwan struggling to deal with influx of Hong Kong protesters seeking refuge
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2019

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For Hong Kong students in Taiwan, island’s freedom and democracy appeal
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2019

Hong Kong police find explosives on eve of latest protests
The Guardian, July 20, 2019

Police looking for more than 700 “core” extradition bill protesters involved in recent clashes in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2019

Hong Kong’s approach to protesters: No more concessions
The New York Times, July 19, 2019

Heavyweight backing for independent inquiry into Hong Kong extradition bill clashes
South China Morning Post, July 19, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 03:00

Hong Kong anti-extradition law demo set for Sunday, as pro-Beijing lawmakers urge gov’t to ban protests till Sept
Hong Kong Free Press, July 18, 2019

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Hong Kong extradition bill protests: police warn organisers they may block Kowloon rally between Hung Hom and To Kwa Wan over unrest fears
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2019

“Lost and confused”: Hong Kong’s police force face crisis of confidence and leadership
Reuters, July 18, 2019

Chinese officials scramble to deliver new Hong Kong strategy but military response not an option
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2019

逃犯条例风波中的香港艺人:“不爱国你就麻烦了” (Hong Kong entertainment industry caught in anti-extradition storm: “You’ll get in trouble if you’re not patriotic”)
BBC, July 18, 2019

9000人參與銀髮族靜默遊行 表達長者支持年輕抗爭者 (9,000 elderly join silent march to support anti-extradition protesters)
The Stand News, July 17, 2019

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“No rioters, only a tyrannical regime”: Thousands of Hong Kong seniors march in support of young extradition law protesters
Hong Kong Free Press, July 17, 2019

【逃犯條例】眾志林朗彥廖偉濂書展「三中商」旁示威 籲市民買書錢勿「送中」(Demosisto stages protests at annual Book Fair, urging fair goers to boycott publishers owned by Liaison Office)
Ming Pao, July 17, 2019

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Political crisis pervades opening of Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 although concerns over potential disruptions prove unfounded
South China Morning Post, July 17, 2019

警務處致函望提供 6.26 包圍警總採訪紀錄 《立場新聞》表明拒絕 (The Stand News refuses police request for raw footage for protests outside police headquarters on June 26, stating that assisting police in criminal investigations would affect neutrality of news agencies)
The Stand News, July 17, 2019

傳民政局邀中學生周五聚會 或晤林鄭張建宗 學生動源籲勿參與 (Home Affair Bureau sends invitation to secondary school students for close-door discussions, while Studentlocalism warns secret meetings will give excuse to government to hijack protesters’ demands)
The Stand news, July 17, 2019

What is Britain’s responsibility to Hong Kong? Even if London wanted to play a bigger role in its former colony’s impasse with China, it lacks the leverage
The Atlantic, July 17, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 23:48

香港示威者當選《時代》25大互聯網具影響力人物 (Hong Kong protesters named TIME’s top 25 most influential people on the Internet)
Ming Pao, July 17, 2019

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The 25 most influential people on the Internet
TIME, July 16, 2019

眾志成員被控非法集結 警員警署內威嚇:打撚死你都得 (Demosisto members charged with unlawful assembly over Shatin protests, granted bail; claim assault by police during detention and threats: “I could beat you to death”)
Inmediahk.net, July 17, 2019

【重組.沙田衝突】是驅散還是圍捕? 警方如何觸發新城市廣場混戰 (Dispersal or entrapment? How police sparked the chaos in Shatin’s shopping mall)
The Stand News, July 17, 2019

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新城市職員疑引警入商場 市民包圍詢問處促交代 (Shatin residents gather in shopping mall questioning property management’s decision to let police in on Sunday’s clashes, turn customer service desk into Lennon Wall)
Inmediahk.net, July 16, 2019

Hongkongers besiege complaints desk of Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza demanding owner Sun Hung Kai explain why police entered mall during extradition bill protest
South China Morning Post, July 17, 2019

Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club renews call for independent inquiry into reports of police impeding journalists amid members’ criticism
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2019

Hong Kong gov’t deactivates functions on new smart lampposts amid privacy concerns
Hong Kong Free Press, July 17, 2019

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莫乃光稱社會質疑智慧燈柱監控 倡政府推公眾諮詢 (Legislator urges public consultation for “smart streetlamps,” citing surveillance and privacy concerns)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 17, 2019

Hong Kong police anger has reached boiling point after force is cast as public enemy in extradition bill fiasco while protesters break law at will, insiders say
South China Morning Post, July 17, 2019

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香港警察的自白:不愿夹在示威者与政府中间 (Confessions of a Hong Kong police officer: “I don’t want to be caught between protesters and the government”)
BBC, July 16, 2019

警稱民情高漲倡星期日集會改期 民陣拒絕 反建議遊行 (Police demand rescheduling Sunday’s rally to urge independent inquiry into police abuse, claiming “society’s spirits are high”; organizers refuse, propose march instead)
Inmediahk.net, July 16, 2019

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Organisers planning another mass rally in Hong Kong warn police not to reject their request as move would effectively mean imposing curfew in city
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2019

Hong Kong protests find new purpose and momentum
Associated Press, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 01:37

Jailed Hong Kong activist Avery Ng released on bail pending appeal over anti-graft body info leak
Hong Kong Free Press, July 16, 2019

Hong Kong protesters to target annual book fair and Beijing-owned Sino United Publishing
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2019

Related:
2019 Hong Kong protests against extradition bill: A brief timeline
Human Rights in China, July 9, 2019

Head wounds, a severed finger, police and protesters in hospital: How a peaceful rally in Hong Kong descended into bloodshed and chaos in Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza mall
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2019

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沙田警民衝突仍有6人留院 警方拘捕47人 (6 still hospitalized following clashes in Shatin; 47 arrested)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 16, 2019

Hong Kong’s biggest developer faces backlash from extradition bill protesters who blame it for violent clashes with police in group’s upmarket Sha Tin mall
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2019

Hong Kong human rights activists denounce escalating violence used by police and protesters in ongoing extradition battles
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2019

2400人與絕食者苦行到禮賓府請願 林鄭拒現身 (2,400 marched with hunger strike protesters to Chief Executive residence demanding dialogue, but Carrie Lam refused to meet them)
Inmediahk.net, July 15, 2019

【警察抗命?】員佐級協會促管理層保障警員 如無改善會徵詢律師尋「更有效方法」(Junior Police Officers’ Association urges police chiefs to give “better protection” to guarantee frontline officers’ safety, vow to seek “more effective methods” if no improvement)
The Stand News, July 15, 2019

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Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests
Reuters, July 15, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 01:37
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 02:26

Two arrested as parallel trading protests descend into chaos at Hong Kong border town Sheung Shui, while lawmaker accuses police of targeting innocent man, who tries to jump off bridge “out of panic”
South China Morning Post, July 14, 2019

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Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march
The Guardian, July 13, 2019

沙田遊行11.5萬人參與 新城市廣場內爆衝突 (Over 11,000 protesters join anti-extradition march in Shatin, later spirals into clashes in shopping mall as police clear streets, block exits and stop trains)
Inmediahk.net, July 14, 2019

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【沙田衝突】醫管局:20 人仍留醫 2 危殆 4 嚴重 (20 hospitalized after clashes in Shatin; 4 severe, 2 critical)
The Stand News, July 15, 2019

Hong Kong protesters in Sha Tin showered with support and supplies – even from 10 floors up
South China Morning Post, July 14, 2019

反修例絕食人士傍晚將步行至禮賓府 促特首與市民對話 (Hunger strikers walk to Chief Executive residence to urge dialogue)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 15, 2019

香港记者愤怒了今发起“停止警暴、捍卫新闻自由”静默游行 (“The journalists are angry”: 7 journalist organizations hold silent march to defend press freedom, condemn police violence toward frontline reporters)
Radio France Internationale, July 14, 2019

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Journalism watchdog says past year among the worst for Hong Kong press freedom since 1997, as rally planned for Sunday
Hong Kong Free Press, July 13, 2019

University of Hong Kong will protect its students from summary arrest, says vice chancellor in impromptu dialogue with extradition bill protesters
South China Morning Post, July 13, 2019

“Don't mess with us”: The spirit of rebellion spreads in Hong Kong
The Guardian, July 13, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 02:26

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party’s nomination for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election
Reuters, July 15, 2019

华春莹中央党校充电 称要彻底解决中国挨骂问题 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua Chunying “resurfaces” after Party school training, says China has “insufficient” say in global affairs, vouches to solve problem of frequent criticism of China)
Radio France Internationale, July 14, 2019

How Hongkonger’s herbal soup shakedown in Beijing helps explain why local businessmen fear extradition to the mainland
South China Morning Post, July 14, 2019

蔡英文:香港一國兩制經驗 說明獨裁與民主無法共存 (Tsai Ing-wen: Hong Kong’s experience with One Country Two Systems proves democracy cannot coexist with dictatorship)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 13, 2019

Who needs religion? Buddhists pressured to be more political
Bitter Winter, July 13, 2019

Hongkongers in US launch campaign urging American politicians to support bill on city’s democracy and rights
Hong Kong Free Press, July 12, 2019

大陸海關禁黃頭盔黃遮黑T口罩集運到港 「後果無比嚴重」(Mainland customs orders Chinese logistics companies not to ship myriad items including helmets, black t-shirts, or facemasks to Hong Kong; threatened with “unparalleled and severe consequences”)
The Stand News, July 12, 2019

北戴河会议将讨论香港反送中及美中经贸 (Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement and U.S. trade war are priority topics at annual Beidaihe conference, sources say)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2019

About half of China’s loans to developing countries are “hidden,” study finds
CNBC, July 12, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 23:54

Extradition bill crisis: Why are the young people of Hong Kong angry and deeply unhappy?
South China Morning Post, July 12, 2019

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Nearly 1 in 10 people in Hong Kong likely to have depression, according to HKU survey conducted during extradition bill crisis
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2019

【6.12一個月】疑中催淚彈後遺症 港台外判司機全身多處流膿 (RTHK van driver suffers severe complications from teargas; could not afford medical treatment after insurance company refused his claim because of government’s “riot” designation)
Apple Daily, July 12, 2019

Video of assault on Hong Kong activist spurs outrage
Inkstone, July 11, 2019

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大埔連儂牆被撕 街坊阻止遇襲 手臂骨折 香港仔連儂牆有人縱火被捕 (Lennon Wall attackers break citizen’s arm; police arrest several for assault, suspected arson)
The Stand News, July 12, 2019

Two retired policemen among three people arrested over clashes sparked by “Lennon Walls,” Hong Kong’s latest show of defiance against hated extradition bill
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2019

新聞界周日靜默遊行 促警方遵從警例尊重新聞自由 (Journalists to hold silent march on Sunday, urging police to follow proper procedure, respect press freedom)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 11, 2019

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7.17 銀髮族遊行 「老而不廢撐後生仔」(“Old but not invalid,” elderly to take to the streets in “silver haired march” on July 17 in solidarity with young protesters)
The Stand News, July 11, 2019

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester “Raincoat Man” who died fighting extradition law
Associated Press, July 11, 2019

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【梁凌杰設靈】萬人風雨中悼念:願珍惜生命,一齊行下去 (Over 10,000 attend memorial for “Raincoat Man,” first protester who died in anti-extradition movement)
Inmediahk.net, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 23:54

习近平外交思想理论研讨会在京举行 (Hundreds from schools, think tanks, research centers attend conference to study theories on Xi Jinping Thought on diplomacy)
People’s Daily, July 11, 2019
HRIC Note: Some points put forward by Party officials on Xi Jinping Thought on diplomacy include: Pushing to develop a new paradigm for international relations; focusing on linking China’s fundamental interests with other countries’ mutual interests; stepping away from dealing with issues when they arise, but pressing for a China solution that will tackle symptoms as well as root causes; and using the concept of a community of shared future as a new measurement tool for global governance.

A Koch executive’s harassment in China adds to fears among visitors
The New York Times, July 11, 2019

The overseas expansion and evolution of Chinese state-owned enterprises
Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, July 11, 2019

The Philippines sided with China after a boat was rammed. Critics say it’s all about money.
Washington Post, July 11, 2019

What is the evidence of “forced organ harvesting” in China?
Journal of Political Risk, July 9, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 23:45
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 01:36

黃之鋒岑敖暉入表選管會 求核實區會參選資格 (Lester Shum and Joshua Wong apply to election authorities for opinion on eligibility to be candidates for District Council elections)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2019

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800人聯署反對區選引入確認書 促勿再DQ參選人 (“Confirmation” mechanism used to disqualify LegCo by-election candidates to be introduced in upcoming District Council elections; 800 people sign joint letter opposing it)
Inmediahk.net, July 9, 2019

More rallies planned and dialogue rejected, as anti-extradition activists blast “wordplay” by Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, July 9, 2019

Post-it notes are the new weapon of choice for Hong Kong’s protesters
Quartz, July 9, 2019

香港抗议者呼吁普选,要求更多民主
Hong Kong protesters are fueled by a broader demand: More democracy
The New York Times, July 9, 2019

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Hong Kong’s summer of discontent is far from over: Attempts to introduce a new extradition law may have “died a natural death” but protesters grievances run far deeper
New Statesman, July 9, 2019

陳伯絕食逾 150 小時 數十市民探訪遊說暫停 (Crowds urge protester to pause hunger strike after over 150 hours, health condition deteriorates)
The Stand News, July 9, 2019

“Every one of us counts”: Hong Kong protesters mobilise to promote mental health awareness
Agence France-Presse, July 9, 2019

China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks
Reuters, July 9, 2019

有傳「社會信用體系」將在港實施 聶德權澄清絕無此事 (Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs rushes to confirm social credit system will not be implemented in Hong Kong)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 9, 2019

It’s curtains for mainland “dama” singers in Tuen Mun Park as Hong Kong authorities announce zone closure after protest against noise pollution and indecency
South China Morning Post, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 02:27

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam declares extradition bill “dead,” but stops short of full withdrawal
Hong Kong Free Press, July 9, 2019

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林鄭月娥宣佈《逃犯條例》修訂「壽終正寢」 拒特赦 拒設獨立調查委員會 (Carrie Lam reiterates “the bill is dead;” refuses amnesty or independent commission of inquiry)
The Stand News, July 9, 2019

李國能首開腔:促撤草案、獨立調查 斥衝擊立會 籲如罪成應判具阻嚇力刑罰 (Former chief justice Andrew Li urges government to withdraw extradition bill, conduct independent investigation into police violence)
The Stand News, July 9, 2019

US barred Hong Kong consul from giving critical speech on protests
Financial Times, July 8, 2019

一國一制又出招! 香港3年內引進「信用評分系統」(Greater Bay Area action plan reveals social credit system will be implemented in Hong Kong within the next 3 years)
Liberty Times Net, July 8, 2019

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广东印发推进粤港澳大湾区建设三年行动计划(2018-2020年)(Full text: Greater Bay Area development 3 year action plan 2018-2020)
People’s Government of Guangdong Province, July 5, 2019

How Hong Kong protesters switched tactics to keep pressure on China
Bloomberg, July 7, 2019

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What Hong Kong protesters want to tell mainland Chinese tourists
Inkstone, July 8, 2019

Hong Kong protesters consider Bank of China “stress test” in bid to pressure gov’t
Agence France-Presse, July 8, 2019

警員佐級協會去信梁君彥 嚴厲譴責譚文豪、區諾軒阻礙執行職務 (Police association issues letter to LegCo president condemning pro-democracy legislators for standing in front of police barricade, obstructing police officers)
The Stand News, July 8, 2019

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【旺角清場】警被指迫路人解鎖手機 威嚇勿向傳媒連登報料 「我有你地址㗎」 (Protesters say police forced them to unlock their phones to check chat records, social media apps; threatened with “I have your address” if they report incident to media)
The Stand News, July 8, 2019

Veteran leaders of Hong Kong pro-business Liberal Party urge its representative to resign from gov’t cabinet
Hong Kong Free Press, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 01:17

警方旺角清場 拘 5 人涉襲擊、阻差辦公 記者採訪期間被警推撞、攻擊 (Police clear Mong Kok’s streets: 5 arrested for assault and obstructing police officers, journalist attacked by police during live-stream, officers’ ID covered)
The Stand News, July 8, 2019

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九龍區反修例遊行,入夜後佔路,警察包抄示威者,推撞記者 (Nathan Road occupied after peaceful march in Kowloon; police box in protesters, journalists assaulted)
The Initium, July 7, 2019

Protesters and police fight pitched battles in late-night showdown after mass rally against Hong Kong extradition bill
South China Morning Post, July 8, 2019

九龍反送中大遊行 逾23萬人參與 (Photo chronology: Over 23,000 march in Kowloon in latest anti-extradition protest)
Inmediahk.net, July 7, 2019

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Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors
Reuters, July 7, 2019

Hong Kong’s protesters put AirDrop to ingenious use to breach China’s Firewall
Quartz, July 8, 2019

Explainer: How Hong Kong’s legislature was broken, long before protesters invaded the complex
Hong Kong Free Press, July 7, 2019

港大《學苑》:研究生會擬改憲章 刪須用正體中文規定 (HKU’s postgraduate student association to amend constitution: Activities must comply with Basic Law, removes requirement for traditional Chinese)
The Stand News, July 7, 2019

How extradition bill protests have united locals and ethnic minorities in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2019

Storming protesters were “like zombies”: a police officer’s view from inside the Hong Kong legislature
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2019

【逃犯條例】港媽8千人集會 冀告青年:父母願為你擋子彈 (8,000 parents attend “Hong Kong Mothers” assembly in support of young protesters: “We’ll take a bullet for you”)
HK01, July 5, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 23:45

“It wasn’t violence for violence’s sake”: The only unmasked protester at storming of Hong Kong’s legislature gives his account of the day’s drama
South China Morning Post, July 5, 2019

第四宗反送中自殺個案 死者親友冀政府回應訴求 「真正能阻止年輕人絕望係政府」(Fourth individual commits suicide in anti-extradition movement; Family: “Only the government can truly stop youngsters’ despair”)
The Stand News, July 5, 2019

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已絕食 24 小時表達對政府不滿 陳伯籲年輕人珍惜生命:我們路程還有很長 (“We have a long way to go”: 24 hours into hunger strike, 73 years old man urges youngsters to treasure their lives)
The Stand News, July 4, 2019

港媽周五再集會 促政府放下傲慢、尊重生命 籲港人參加與年輕人同行 (Hong Kong’s mothers rally again on Friday, calling on government to let go of its pride and value life)
The Stand News, July 5, 2019

【逃犯條例】大專學界提兩要求晤特首:允不追究示威者及公開會面 (Student unions criticize “publicity show,” raise 2 conditions for meeting with Carrie Lam: Promise no prosecution of protestors, meeting must be public)
Ming Pao, July 5, 2019

Related:
Hong Kong student leaders reject government’s offer of private meeting about extradition protests, calling it “too little, too late”
South China Morning Post, July 5, 2019

九巴特別班載包圍警總市民 遭運輸署要求詳細交代 (Authorities demand bus company explain why it sent extra buses to Wanchai area on the night protesters surrounded police headquarters)
Inmediahk.net, July 4, 2019

【逃犯條例】回望六月漫長抗爭 最少71人被捕 五人涉「暴動」 (71 arrested since June in anti-extradition protests, 5 on rioting charges)
HK01, July 3, 2019

Related:
2019 Hong Kong protests against extradition bill: A brief timeline
Human Rights in China, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Jeremy Hunt “keeping options open” over China
BBC, July 4, 2019

History of Hong Kong protests: Riots, rallies and brollies
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2019

The Peacemaker at the center of Hong Kong’s turbulent protests
The New York Times, July 4, 2019

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