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Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 13:18

Beijing’s offices have no power to ‘supervise’ Hong Kong matters, says Bar Assoc.
Hong Kong Free Press, April 21, 2020

Beijing office owns more than 700 properties in Hong Kong – pro-democracy group
Hong Kong Free Press, April 21, 2020

HRIC Statement: Escalating Attacks on Hong Kong's Rule of Law and Freedoms
Human Rights in China, April 21, 2020

港澳辦連發三文續轟郭榮鏗 重申中央具監督權 支持警方拘黎智英等 15 人 (Three statements from the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office: attack Dennis Kwok, assert power of supervision in Hong Kong, and support the arrest of 15 democratic figures)
The Stand News, April 21, 2020

国务院港澳办新闻发言人:郭荣铿议员蓄意违背誓言、严重滥权行为涉嫌公职人员行为失当 (HKMAO spokesperson: Legco member Dennis Kwok deliberately broke his oath, seriously abused power)
Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, April 21, 2020

国务院港澳办新闻发言人:中央有权力有责任维护香港特别行政区宪制秩序 (HKMAO spokesperson: Central government has power, responsibility to maintain law and order in HKSAR)
Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, April 21, 2020

国务院港澳办新闻发言人:坚定支持香港警方依法拘捕黎智英等犯罪嫌疑人 (HKMAO spokesperson: Firmly support Hong Kong police's lawful arrests of Jimmy Lai and other suspects)
Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, April 21, 2020

特首:兩辦有權有責監督基本法落實 對港事務有發言權 (Carrie Lam: HKMAO and LOCPG have right and responsibility to supervise implementation of Basic Law, and right to comment on Hong Kong's affairs)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 21, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 14:16

Explainer: Beijing’s five-day crackdown on Hong Kong’s opposition during covid-19
Hong Kong Free Press, April 20, 2020

Hong Kong police arrest Martin Lee, 13 other pro-democracy figures
Radio Free Asia, April 18, 2020

眾志調查:中聯辦在港擁逾 700 物業 兩成傘運後購入 黃之鋒:反映勢力正擴張 (Demosistō Report: The Liaison Office own more than 700 properties in Hong Kong, 20% are purchased after the Umbrella Movement; Joshua Wong: China is expanding their political power in Hong Kong)
The Stand News, April 20, 2020

美英及国际团体谴责港警大规模拘捕民主人士 (U.S., UK, and other members of the international community condemn Hong Kong police for the mass arrests of pro-democracy advocates)
Voice of America, April 19, 2020

民陣稱已入紙申請辦7.1大遊行 不會因4.18大搜捕退縮 (Civil Human Rights Front submits application for this year’s July 1 march, refuses to back down because of the 4/18 arrests
Ming Pao, April 19, 2020

15 Hong Kong pro-democracy figures arrested in latest police round up
Hong Kong Free Press, April 18, 2020

中聯辦稱兩辦不受基本法22條所限 港府:中聯辦須遵守基本法及香港法律 (Although the Liaison Office has stated explicitly it is not subject to limitations in Article 22 of the Basic Law, the Hong Kong government continues to state that "the Liaison Office should follow the Basic Law and Hong Kong law" in its latest webpage revision)
Ming Pao, April 18, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 13:29

Letting a wolf in the sheep pen
Taipei Times, Apr 11, 2020