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Friday, September 20, 2019 - 01:27

Amnesty accuses HK police of abuses, torture of protesters
Reuters, September 20, 2019

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回應國際特赦調查 警方稱一向尊重被羈留人士權利 (Police say they “have always respected rights of persons in custody” in response to report by Amnesty International)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 20, 2019

Hong Kong: Arbitrary arrests, brutal beatings and torture in police detention revealed
Amnesty International, September 19, 2019

公開林鄭月娥與區議員對話會全段秘密錄音(Full recording of meeting between district councillors and Carrie Lam)
Stand News, September 20, 2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam to meet 150 randomly selected citizens for “community dialogue” on political crisis
Hong Kong Free Press, September 20, 2019

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No loudhailers, umbrellas allowed at talks with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
Reuters, September 19, 2019

Au Nok-hin files appeal against his unseating
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 20, 2019

HK$10m crowdfunding campaign aims to help victims sue Hong Kong police over alleged mistreatment
Hong Kong Free Press, September 19, 2019

遭全裸搜身女被捕者去信警方 促作刑事調查並索閉路電視紀錄 (Female protester subjected to strip search in custody demands criminal investigation, surveillance footage after police “regret” her case being raised at UN Human Rights Council)
Stand News, September 19, 2019

China Central Television urges netizens to doxx Hong Kong protesters and reporters
Global Voices, September 19, 2019

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蘋果日報獲高院臨時禁制令 禁止任何人發布員工個人資料 (Apple Daily obtains court injunction banning publication of employees’ personal information)
Stand News, September 19, 2019

Former Hong Kong leader CY Leung slams education chief over cases of teachers’ protest comments on social media
South China Morning Post, September 19, 2019

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仇警兩教師教局發譴責信 「拒曱甴」副校個案裁不成立 (Education Bureau sends condemnation letters to two teachers over “hate speech toward police” on social media; dismisses as “unfounded” complaints of another school’s vice chancellor who called protesters “cockroaches”)
Ming Pao, September 19, 2019

寧波公學學生陸運會唱《願榮光歸香港》 稱被副校斥「中毒」罰面壁 (Vice chancellor punishes students, calls them “poisoned” for singing Glory to Hong Kong during sporting event)
Stand News, September 19, 2019

Court orders MTR Corp. to preserve CCTV footage of police incidents at two stations
Hong Kong Free Press, September 19, 2019

Hong Kong barristers challenge police chief Stephen Lo over accusations officers are curbing access to clients arrested amid protests
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 02:02

Hong Kong pro-democracy district councillors slam meeting with Chief Exec. Carrie Lam as “political show”
Hong Kong Free Press, September 19, 2019

印傭辦網媒 為同鄉直擊反修例 周日不休息 被打罵無阻上前線 (Indonesian domester helpers set up online media platform reporting protest news from the frontlines on rest days)
Ming Pao, September 19, 2019

U.S. Congress to advance “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy” bill
Reuters, September 19, 2019

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【逃犯條例】黃之鋒何韻詩赴美聽證會發言  港府:指控失實深表遺憾 (Hong Kong government expresses deep regrets at “unfounded allegations” in US hearing)
Ming Pao, September 18, 2019

兩青年涉張貼「三罷」海報遭票控 押後10月中再訊 (Two young people prosecuted for putting up posters calling for strikes)
Ming Pao, September 18, 2019

【元朗襲擊】「飛天南」被控暴動准保釋須宵禁 消息稱昨往警署自首 (Triad leader associated with Yuen Long attacks turns himself in, charged with rioting)
Ming Pao, September 18, 2019

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Sixth man linked to Yuen Long MTR station attack in Hong Kong surrenders himself to police and is bailed by Fanling Court
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2019

披露示威者資料 起底網站獲央視認證 有受害人質疑公安爆料 (State media endorses website doxxing protesters and reporters; victims suspect mainland public security officers are behind site)
The Stand News, September 18, 2019

Hong Kong cancels China National Day fireworks amid protests
Associated Press, September 18, 2019

Hong Kong Jockey Club cancels Happy Valley race meeting over threat of anti-government protests
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2019

Hong Kong hotel workers go on unpaid leave as tourists shun city
Bloomberg, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 00:47

“Black Blorchestra” crew behind music video of protest anthem “Glory to Hong Kong” voice fears about being identified
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2019

Activists testify before US Congress for legislation supporting democracy in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2019

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Carrie Lam says sanctions won’t help Hong Kong as Joshua Wong meets Congress
Bloomberg News, September 17, 2019

香港示威中屡成目标的港铁: 从国际“样本”到被封“党铁” (From international example to “CCP railway”: How Hong Kong’s MTR became a target in protests)
BBC, September 18, 2019

有網站張貼記者「起底」資料 記協強烈譴責促私隱署嚴肅跟進 (Hong Kong Journalists Association condemns doxxing of reporters)
Ming Pao, September 18, 2019

【專訪】「手語哥哥」反送中 黃耀邦和聾人們的無聲抗爭 (Signers in anti-extradition movement: The soundless fight of Jason Wong and hearing-impaired protesters)
Stand News, September 18, 2019

何君堯發起 9.21 清理連儂牆 稱目標號召 3 萬人 籲內地同胞也參與 (Legislator Junius Ho calls on mainlanders to “clear Lennon Walls” at 90 locations on September 21)
Stand News, September 18, 2019

Democrat says “modified” fire dep’t logbook on Aug 31 MTR incident raises questions over injury numbers
Hong Kong Free Press, September 17, 2019

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【捉鬼?】匿名員工記者會爆 8.31 料期間 消防調派通訊組致電休班人員 要求確認位置 (Fire Services Department called off-duty officers to “confirm their location” during press conference on modified logbooks; criticized as witch hunt on whistleblowers)
Stand News, September 17, 2019

As China’s National Day approaches, Hong Kong protests cast a shadow
Christian Science Monitor, September 17, 2019

War at the dinner table: Hong Kong families divided over protests
Agence France-Presse, September 17, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 00:35

Where the Hong Kong protests stand after 100 days: rubber bullets, petrol bombs, and 5 demands
Vice News, September 17, 2019

五大诉求之“双普选”:香港与北京难以弥合的鸿沟 (Dual universal suffrage: The unbridgeable divide between Hong Kong and Beijing)
BBC, September 17, 2019

林鄭月娥下周落區對話 續拒回應五大訴求 (Remaining demands are “contrary to core values of Hong Kong,” says Carrie Lam as she prepares to hold public forum in local communities)
Inmediahk.net, September 17, 2019

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Hong Kong protests: “Dialogue Office” launched to help city’s leader Carrie Lam resolve crisis
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2019

警被轟雙重標準 林鄭:警隊執法一視同仁 有對話平台不代表不需嚴正執法 (“Dialogue does not mean strict law enforcement will stop”: Carrie Lam stresses government’s first priority is to end violence)
Stand News, September 17, 2019

Hong Kong protests: government fails to find PR firm to rescue battered image
The Guardian, September 17, 2019

Police union calls for use of live ammunition amid growing violence in Hong Kong
Radio Free Asia, September 16, 2019

《環時》社評:中央支持警隊依靠愛國愛港群眾控制局面 (Global Times commentary praises Hong Kong police in relying on “patriotic groups” to control situation in Hong Kong)
Stand news, September 16, 2019

警週五到週日共拘 89 人 反送中至今拘 1453 人 強調執法無雙重標準 (89 arrested in three days, 1,453 arrests since protests began)
Stand News, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 15:29

Hong Kong legislator urges U.N. rights body to probe ‘police abuse’
Reuters, September 16, 2019

Hundreds rally against Hong Kong police for arresting social workers trying to mediate during clashes with anti-government protesters
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2019

Hospital staff rally for protest campaign after new violence
Washington Post, September 16, 2019

Hong Kong police deny ‘double standards’ after accusations of leniency towards anti-protester mob
Hong Kong Free Press, September 16, 2019

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Hong Kong police break up scattered clashes between rival protesters
Reuters, September 13, 2019

Student arrested during Hong Kong protests had a butter knife, University says
The New York Times, September 16, 2019

Police chief praises officers on 100th day of protests while association warns petrol bomb attacks by live protesters could be met with live ammunition
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2019

100 days in: How protesters sustain protests with creativity
Reuters, September 16, 2019

Trio launch court action against Hong Kong police over failure to display identification numbers during anti-government protests
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Petrol bombs and water cannon used in clashes
BBC News, September 16, 2019

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Unrest in Hong Kong as protests turn violent - in pictures
The Guardian, September 15, 2019

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Hong Kong sees biggest protests since controversial bill dropped as demonstrators find their anthem
Reuters, September 15, 2019

Hong Kong police officer who pointed shotgun at protesters is featured on Chinese state television’s prime-time news show Xinwen Lianbo
South China Morning Post, September 15, 2019

Glory to Hong Kong: How the protesters got a new song
BBC News, September 14, 2019

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Hong Kong protesters, without an anthem to sing, create one online
The New York Times, September 12, 2019

Hong Kong activist seeks U.S. support for pro-democracy protests
Reuters, September 14, 2019

Student leader flees Hong Kong, citing fears for his life
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2019

Woman who suffered eye injury during Hong Kong protest can take police to court in warrant fight, judge rules
Reuters, September 13, 2019

Hong Kong activist Ventus Lau wins appeal against election ban, unseats democrat Gary Fan
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2019

Is China’s police chief playing a new part in Beijing’s handling of Hong Kong?
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2019

Carrie Lam denies reports of talks with state leaders on buying up Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2019

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China prods state firms to boost investment in crisis-hit Hong Kong: Sources
Agence France-Presse, September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 00:32

Police twice turned away fire services medics during Prince Edward MTR swoop, despite multiple injuries
Hong Kong Free Press, September 13, 2019

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【8.31 太子站】消防:警方不只一次稱無傷者 救護員一小時後方可進站增援 (Police claimed “no one injured” more than once to emergency services and denied access to station for an hour, says Fire Services Department)
Stand News, September 12, 2019

At least six hurt in Hong Kong as drain cleaner thrown from building at protesters singing songs and shouting slogans after anti-government rally
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2019

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Belting out protest song is latest act of Hong Kong movement
Associated Press, September 13, 2019

【逃犯條例】港大學生會署理會長黃程鋒遇襲後離港 辭學生會職務 (Acting president of Hong Kong University Student Union resigns and leaves Hong Kong after being attacked by masked man)
Ming Pao, September 13, 2019

Hong Kong protesters launch series of legal challenges and ask city’s judges to remove riot label from early clashes with police
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2019

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Teacher claiming right eye hit by rubber bullet chases raptors
The Standard, September 13, 2019

Mid-Autumn Festival lantern protests to light up Hong Kong, protesters to target MTR
Reuters, September 12, 2019

港續膺最自由經濟體 菲沙研究所:內地干預及暴力鎮壓示威威脅法治 (Fraser Institute warns mainland interference and violent suppression on protests threaten Hong Kong’s rule of law)
Ming Pao, September 12, 2019

The Chief Executive “has to serve two masters,” HK leader Carrie Lam; full transcript
Reuters, September 12, 2019

Experts warn tear gas residue can last 3 weeks, as US reps propose ban on crowd control gear to Hong Kong police
Hong Kong Free Press, September 12, 2019

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Chinese suppliers ready to provide tear gas to Hong Kong as other sources dry up
South China Morning Post, September 12, 2019

香港民研:青年人感悲觀仍堅持 九成人撐獨立調查委員會 (Study finds over 90% of respondents support independent investigation by commission of inquiry; young people willing to persevere despite widespread pessimism)
Inmediahk.net, September 12, 2019

調查指何君堯與民建聯成學校政治壓力 教協:他們令社會矛盾惡化 (Professional Teachers’ Union investigation criticizes Junius Ho and DAB for exerting political pressure on schools, exacerbating conflict in society)
Inmediahk.net, September 12, 2019

Eight spared jail in Hong Kong over 2016 protest against Beijing’s interpretation of Basic Law
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 00:16

民陣 9.15 集會遊行 警方發反對通知書 (Police once again ban Civil Human Rights Front march)
Stand News, September 12, 2019

港鐵宣佈中秋夜平常時間關站 不提供通宵服務 (MTR announces no overnight service on Mid-Autumn Festival)
Stand News, September 12, 2019

Govt weighing up using emergency law: Teresa ChengRadio Television Hong Kong, September 11, 2019

毛孟靜踢爆消防處8.31晚一小時三改傷者人數 (Legislator Claudia Mo obtains internal records of Fire Services Department showing number of casualties at Prince Edward Station on Aug. 31 were revised three times; urges official explanation and for MTR to release complete surveillance footage)
Inmediahk.net, September 11, 2019

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【最新update】8.31太子消防指揮官疑擅改傷者人數 有被捕者稱點算前一昏迷男遭帶走 (Internal records from Aug. 31 reveal multiple revisions of number of casualties at Prince Edward Station, renewing suspicion over three unaccounted-for casualties)
Stand News, September 11, 2019

催淚彈殘留社區可達21日 化學工程師促警方「源頭減廢」(Chemical engineers publish report showing toxins from tear gas can remain in communities up to three weeks, urging police to cease using expired tear gas and refrain from firing it in dense areas)
Inmediahk.net, September 11, 2019

A Hong Kong-London stock exchange bid ties 2 cities in turmoil
The New York Times, September 11, 2019

Hong Kong protesters pause to mark Sept. 11
Reuters, September 11, 2019

Hong Kong police are now routinely insulting the city’s people as “cockroaches”
Quartz, September 10, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 02:01

Explainer: How Hong Kong’s “self-learning, open source” protest movement decides what to do nextHong Kong Free Press, September 11, 2019

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In Hong Kong’s leaderless movement, officials don't know who to negotiate with
Bloomberg, September 10, 2019

醫療界報章刊實名聯署 轟警濫暴違人道 促回應訴求「搶救香港」(“Rescue Hong Kong”: Medical sector petition takes out front-page ad in Apple Daily highlighting police use of force in violation of humanitarian principles, reiterates protesters’ 5 demands)
Stand News, September 11, 2019

反釋法遊行 吳文遠林朗彥判囚14天緩刑1年 林淳軒等6人判服務令 (Avery Ng, Ivan Lam, other activists handed suspended sentences, community service orders for 2016 protests against Beijing interpretation of Basic Law)
Ming Pao, September 11, 2019

【逃犯條例】27學者高官聯署促獨立調查警用過度武力 籲示威者和平表達訴求 (27 scholars and former senior government officials urge independent investigation into police use of force, ask protesters to express demands peacefully)
Ming Pao, September 11, 2019

高院拒絕郭卓堅司法覆核 指無權迫特首設調查委員會 (Courts have no power to force Chief Executive to set up commission of inquiry, says judge in rejecting judicial review application)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 11, 2019

Ex-head of Ontario police watchdog dismisses concerns about suitability to join probe into force’s handling of unrest and defends his impartiality
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2019

US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2019

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US Congress cannot become “stakeholder” in Hong Kong affairs, says leader Carrie Lam amid sanctions threat
Hong Kong Free Press, September 10, 2019

Demonstrators boo Chinese anthem at football qualifier
Al Jazeera, September 11, 2019

【睇片】遍地開花 多區市民自發高歌「願榮光歸香港」(“Glory to Hong Kong”: Protest song sung across Hong Kong at night)
Stand News, September 10, 2019

Hong Kong police issue extendable batons to off-duty officers, but critics concerned over potential for abuse
Hong Kong Free Press, September 10, 2019

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警方設 10 條反暴力熱線 接收「止暴制亂」匿名報料 只收 whatsapp 不聽電話 (Police set up 10 “anti-violence” Whatsapp numbers to receive anonymous tips against protests)
Stand News, September 11, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 01:41

Hong Kong police ignore request from lawmakers to visit controversial San Uk Ling detention centreHong Kong Free Press, September 10, 2019

【逃犯條例】消息:警新購一萬支伸縮警棍 專供休班警跟身執法 (Police have ordered 10,000 batons for officers to “execute their duty” while off-the-clock)
HK01, September 10, 2019

【逃犯條例】港鐵公開8‧31太子站閉路電視部分畫面 (MTR corporation releases select screenshots of August 31 surveillance footage of Prince Edward Station)
Ming Pao, September 10, 2019

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一群市民在報章登全版聯署信 促港鐵公開 831 太子站 CCTV 及職員隨身錄影片段 (Citizens take out front-page ad urging disclosure of surveillance footage of Prince Edward station on August 31 to ease public concern)
Stand News, September 10, 2019

Hong Kong protests: police given medical reports of woman with eye injury despite her bid to block move
South China Morning Post, September 9, 2019

My town is the new Cold War’s Berlin: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong
Reuters, September 9, 2019

Hong Kong journalists warn of rising police violence against them
The Guardian, September 9, 2019

Chargeboys, wizards and firefighters: The “Braves” on the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests
Agence France-Presse, September 9, 2019

教育局:人鏈活動令人憂慮 聲浪問題滋擾 引起衝突、傷人等 (Education Bureau says human chain activity “worrying” because it invites clashes and injuries)
Stand News, September 9, 2019

Related:Man detained after teacher injured in knife attack outside Hong Kong school as human-chain protests and class boycotts enter second week
South China Morning Post, September 9, 2019

香港示威冲突前沿的一名黑衣人:我们的理想和代价 (From frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests: The price of our aspirations)
BBC, September 9, 2019

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 02:21

Yuen Long attack victims sue policeThe Standard, September 9, 2019

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民主黨聯7.21傷者提民事索償 追究警隊疏忽職守 (Victims of July 21 Yuen Long attacks raise lawsuit against police for negligence)
Inmediahk.net, September 8, 2019

【逃犯條例】各區中學聯校築人鏈 重申五大訴求 (Students from over 130 schools in all districts form human chains in support of protests, reiterate five demands)
Ming Pao, September 9, 2019

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High school students form “human chain” in support of Hong Kong protest movement
Hong Kong Free Press, September 9, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate calling for support
Al Jazeera, September 8, 2019

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9.8美領館請願:集會提早結束,示威者破壞多個港鐵站,4站關閉,多區警民對峙延至午夜 (Protests on Sept 8: March to US embassy, MTR stations vandalized and closed, clashes with police)
The Initium, September 8, 2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong confirms arrest for “bail breach” after trip to Taiwan
Agence France-Presse, September 8, 2019

Hong Kong restricts airport access, thwarting planned disruptionAl Jazeera, September 8, 2019

“Protect the Children”: Hong Kong’s grandpa protesters speak softly but carry a stickAgence France-Presse, September 8, 2019

太子數百市民續促公開錄影 防暴以胡椒噴霧直射記者 (Hundreds gather outside Prince Edward station demanding disclosure of CCTV footage of August 31 amidst rumors of injured protesters gone missing)
Inmediahk.net, September 7, 2019

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Hong Kong lawmaker and protesters demand CCTV footage of police storming MTR station
Hong Kong Free Press, September 6, 2019

Hong Kong government urged by Court of Final Appeal to backdate benefits to 2017 after gay civil servant Angus Leung wins landmark LGBT case
South China Morning Post, September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 00:40

【逃犯條例】8.31太子站真相未明 兩少女站內下跪求公開CCTV (Two young women kneel in Prince Edward MTR station requesting disclosure of surveillance footage from Aug. 31 MTR attacks)Ming Pao, September 6, 2019

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MTR decides to keep station footage for 3 years
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 6, 2019

中国为何愤怒指责美国是香港抗议“幕后黑手”
In Hong Kong protests, China angrily connects dots back to U.S.
The New York Times, September 6, 2019

Why this bookseller is still afraid to return home to Hong Kong
Vice News, September 6, 2019

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Here’s why people in Hong Kong are terrified of being extradited to China
Vice News, September 6, 2019

粉嶺嘉盛苑女子墮樓亡 逾百市民獻花悼念 (Hundreds bring flowers to estate in Fanling after 9th suicide in anti-extradition movement)
Inmediahk.net, September 5, 2019

何君堯指罷課等如違法 派惠州社團成員監察學校 (Legislator Junius Ho says class boycott “equal to violating the law,” sends group to monitor schools and students)
Inmediahk.net, September 5, 2019

As Hong Kong protesters push on, no sign of more concessions by government
The New York Times, September 5, 2019

Home of Hong Kong pro-democracy publisher firebombed
Financial Times, September 5, 2019

Joshua Wong calls for renewed campaign for fully democratic elections in Hong Kong
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2019

Made in America: For $9.50 an hour, they brew tear gas for Hong Kong
BuzzFeed News, September 5, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 00:00
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 00:00

#StandWithHongKong is essentially a crime in mainland China
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, September 3, 2019

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