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Monday, March 4, 2019 - 04:15

Murder case poses dilemma for Hong Kong on sending suspects to China
The New York Times, March 4, 2019

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【移交逃犯】台人權組織反對「送中條例」  學者:憂進了香港,回不了台灣 (Taiwan’s human rights organizations protest Hong Kong’s proposed extradition law amendments)
The Stand News, March 4, 2019

專業團體對於特區政府提議修訂移交逃犯安排的聯合聲明 (Professional certification organizations issue joint statement on proposed extradition law amendments)
Inmediahk.net, March 4, 2019

保安局正就修訂《逃犯條例》收集意見 會小心考慮 (Hong Kong Security Bureau begins 20-day consultation on amendments to extradition law)
Radio Television Hong Kong, March 3, 2019

Beijing blasts “distortion and defamation” after U.S. Consul Kurt Tong questions Hong Kong’s autonomy
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2019

Singing the national anthem in Cantonese or remaining silent will not be criminal acts, says Hong Kong gov’t
Hong Kong Free Press, March 2, 2019

Hong Kong Polytechnic University expels student for protest over campus “free speech” wall
Hong Kong Free Press, March 1, 2019

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【理大民主牆風波】19 學生組織指懲罰不合比例 斥校方製造寒蟬效應 (19 student organizations criticize disproportionate punishment, condemn crackdown on freedom of speech on campus)
The Stand News, March 3, 2019

【被勒令退學】鬧副校「舐共狗」 理大碩士生何俊謙:呢個係客觀事實 (Polytechnic University finds masters student guilty of defamation for saying vice chancellor is “worshipper of CPC”)
The Stand News, March 4, 2019

Hong Kong’s student climate change protesters receive green light from police to march in Central
Hong Kong Free Press, March 1, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 23:45

與神為敵的國度:中國為何把濟貧牧師曹三強打入大牢?(Does China see God as its enemy? Why China jailed a pastor working on poverty alleviation)
The News Lens, March 1, 2019

Lawyer Jiang Tianyong disappears upon release
China Digital Times, February 28, 2019

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Fate of lawyer Jiang Tianyong and family again exposes true face of China’s totalitarian regime
Human Rights in China, February 28, 2019

Chinese labor activist trio face public order charges, told to refuse lawyers, says rights group
Reuters, February 28, 2019

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中国经济下行 劳资纠纷增 深圳三名劳工维权人士被捕 (Three labor activists officially arrested, denied lawyers; family told to remain silent)
Voice of America, February 28, 2019

China is waging a nationwide campaign against gang crime; It is often an excuse to crush political threats to the Communist Party
Economist, February 28, 2019

中共中央印发《中国共产党重大事项请示报告条例》 (CPC Central Committee further enhances control over Party organizations, members; requires them to “ask for guidance and report on major issues”)
Xinhua, February 28, 2019

2018年检察机关共受理刑事申诉案件1.6万余件 (Procuratorial organ handled 16,000 criminal appeals, including 1,700 criminal compensation, 1200 state compensation cases)
Legal Daily, February 28, 2019

朋友圈毒舌贱嘴 这位原告因52个字被司法拘留15天 (Citizen detained for 15 days for posting 52 words on WeChat Moment smearing judicial officers)
Xinhua, February 28, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 00:18

釋囚疑懲教所偽造假期紀錄報警 引述警指需請示懲教 邵家臻:官官相衛 (Police say they must “ask Correctional Services” before accepting former prisoner’s complaint of prison staff falsifying records)
The Stand News, February 26, 2019

政府將破例「未研究先估算」明日大嶼人工島成本效益 (For the first time in history, government to estimate cost-benefit on Lantau reclamation scheme without conducting prior studies)
Radio Television Hong Kong, February 25, 2019

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Work on huge Lantau reclamation scheme won’t start until environmental safety is confirmed, senior Hong Kong official Liu Chun-san says
South China Morning Post, February 26, 2019

許智峯批《檔案法》冇罰則:檔案話消失就消失 法改會稱需要討論:唔係咁易講 (Legislator criticizes draft Archives Law for lack of penalty when government fails to comply)
Inmediahk.net, February 25, 2019

港科大台湾学生会遭换五星红旗 (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Taiwan students club stall vandalized: Republic of China flag switched with PRC flag, student union condemns political attack, university begins investigation)
Radio Free Asia, February 25, 2019

China liaison office increases its Hong Kong property portfolio to more than 280 flats after its latest purchase
South China Morning Post, February 26, 2019

“Cut funding to sports clubs without anti-sex-harassment policies,” Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission tells government
South China Morning Post, February 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 03:08
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 22:21

China’s master-plan rings alarm bells in Hong Kong
The Economist, February 21, 2019

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Greater Bay Area plan receives mixed reaction in Guangdong province, still work to do for Beijing
South China Morning Post, February 22, 2019

被列非法社團 民族黨上訴遭駁回 行會:或訴諸暴力實現港獨 (Gov’t rejects National Party’s appeal on ban, says “no reasonable guarantee” that violence will not be used in future)
The Stand News, February 21, 2019

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Hong Kong’s ban on pro-independence National Party upheld, as gov’t rejects appeal
Hong Kong Free Press, February 21, 2019

本土派向國際申訴港府打壓廣東話 促終結「普教中」(Localists to raise international awareness of gov’t suppression of Cantonese, urge termination of Mandarin-medium teaching for Chinese language in schools)
Inmediahk.net, February 22, 2019

Singapore activist sentenced to jail after refusing to pay HK$11,600 fine for hosting Joshua Wong Skype talk
Hong Kong Free Press, February 21, 2019

“We dream of being free from violence & oppression”: Saudi sisters stuck in Hong Kong after fleeing kingdom
Hong Kong Free Press, February 21, 2019

【移交逃犯】台灣時代力量反對借修例 將台灣納中國一部份 (Taiwan’s New Power Party opposes Hong Kong’s amendment of fugitive law, rejects categorization of Taiwan as part of China)
Inmediahk.net, February 21, 2019

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法政匯思就政府建議修訂引渡相關法例之聲明 (Statement of the Progressive Lawyers Group on the government’s proposal to amend extradition laws)
The Stand News, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 22:21

The Guardian view on Britain and China: It’s complicated
The Guardian, February 21, 2019

After the responsible stakeholder, what? Debating America’s China strategy
Texas National Security Review, February 2019

Cross-straits relations in 2019
Fairbank Center Blog, February 19, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 22:55

British Muslims rally to the Uyghur cause
Bitter Winter, February 20, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 01:27

Gamifying propaganda: Everything you need to know about China’s “study Xi” app
What’s On Weibo, February 18, 2019

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Alibaba is the force behind hit Chinese Communist Party app: Sources
Reuters, February 18, 2019

四部门:要求加强地图进出口管理 避免“问题地图”的产生 (Four ministries to regulate printing, importing, exporting maps to avoid “problematic maps”
People’s Daily, February 18, 2019

“你就是我,我就是你”,习近平引领媒体融合走上快车道 (“You are me, and I am you”: Xi Jinping fast-tracks media convergence for CPC propaganda)
The Paper, February 18, 2019

UK schools should halt further deals with China’s Confucius Institutes until review completed, Conservative Party watchdog says
Hong Kong Free Press, February 18, 2019

The trouble with obedience
China Media Project, February 18, 2019

艾未未:“取消片子的理由是我的政治身份”
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s segment cut from “Berlin, I Love You”
Deutsche Welle, February 18, 2019

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Chinese censorship the talk of Berlin after Zhang Yimou film pulled from festival – and no wonder
South China Morning Post, February 15, 2019

中国审查魔手钳制弹幕 先审后播取缔即时评论 (China’s censorship extends to “bullet-screen” commentary in live stream videos)
Voice of America, February 16, 2019

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Real-time censorship for real-time comments
SupChina, February 15, 2019

【專訪《寒冬》】揭新疆再教育營內幕 跨宗教網媒 Bitter Winter 總監:中共打壓只會聯合信徒力量 (Interview with Bitter Winter: CCP’s religious crackdown will only unite followers)
The Stand News, February 16, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 01:27

China’s State Council reveals details of Greater Bay Area plan to turn Hong Kong and 10 neighboring cities into economic hub
South China Morning Post, February 19, 2019

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Many in Hong Kong fear greater integration with mainland China
Radio Free Asia, February 18, 2019

【移交逃犯】紐大學者孔傑榮:中港無引渡安排 因中國人權紀錄有問題 (Hong Kong has no extradition agreement with China because of its human rights record, says legal scholar)
The Stand News, February 19, 2019

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Hong Kong, China, “rendition” and human rights
Jerome A. Cohen, February 18, 2019

【移交逃犯】戴啟思:堵塞漏洞之說有誤 單次移交建議值得憂慮 (Bar Association chairman: It is wrong to categorize proposed extradition law as “closing loopholes”)
The Stand News, February 18, 2019

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The long arm of the law: Returning fugitives from justice
The Stand News, February 18, 2019

Legco ban on photocopying files of Hong Kong immigration chief’s curious 1996 exit is ridiculous, former Government Records Service director says
South China Morning Post, February 17, 2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters march to Kwong Wah Hospital, claiming city’s health care system overwhelmed by mainland Chinese migrants
South China Morning Post, February 17, 2019

DQ案上訴遭駁回 梁國雄:一定打到去終審法院 (Court of Appeal rejects Long Hair’s challenge to his disqualification, ousted lawmaker will appeal to Court of Final Appeal)
Inmediahk.net, February 15, 2019

香港正在测试“智能”监狱的高科技监控系统 (Hong Kong is testing smart prisons with high-tech surveillance systems)
Radio France Internationale, February 15, 2019

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