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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 00:43

Angry protests and tear gas in Sham Shui Po after arrest of Hong Kong student leader for possessing laser pens
Hong Kong Free Press, August 7, 2019

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浸大學生會長被捕 O 記:休班警搜出十支「鐳射槍」 男子試圖逃走 有合理懷疑犯罪 (Student leader arrested for possessing “offensive weapon” after buying laser pointer)
Stand News, August 6, 2019

Masked protesters hold own press con as Hong Kong NGOs condemn alleged police abuses
Hong Kong Free Press, August 6, 2019

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Hong Kong’s protesters fight a new battlefront: PR
Quartz, August 6, 2019

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to “take restraint for weakness”
The New York Times, August 6, 2019

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Defend your home against radical protesters, Beijing urges Hongkongers amid ongoing extradition bill unrest
South China Morning Post, August 6, 2019

香港警方宣布8.5抓捕148人 最小13岁 (148 arrested in strike, clashes on August 5, youngest 13 years old)
Radio France Internationale, August 6, 2019

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Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke
The Guardian, August 6, 2019

Hong Kong police fire 800 tear gas rounds, arrest 148 people during city-wide chaos on Mon
Hong Kong Free Press, August 6, 2019

跨部門繼續譴責 張建宗「學精咗」撐警:警隊代表法律 (“Police represent the law”: Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung criticizes police station sieges)
Inmediahk.net, August 6, 2019

What “liberate Hong Kong” really means
Inkstone, August 6, 2019

动漫、好莱坞与列侬墙:香港抗议中的流行文化
Fueling the Hong Kong protests: A world of pop-culture memes
The New York Times, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 03:30

「民間記者會」:抗衡政府一言堂 促請政府停止鎮壓 回應五大訴求 (LIHKG holds press conference to combat government’s monopoly of public narrative)
Stand News, August 6, 2019

Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s reframing of battle with protesters as about sovereignty will fuel anger, observers and pro-Beijing lawmakers warn
South China Morning Post, August 6, 2019

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“Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times”: Who came up with this protest chant and why is the government worried?
South China Morning Post, August 6, 2019

市民再到天水圍警署外示威 防暴警拘 76 人 (Citizens rally outside Tin Shui Wai police station in support of female protester who faced humiliating arrest; police arrests 76)
Stand News, August 5, 2019

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas following protest against treatment of female protester
Hong Kong Free Press, August 5, 2019

8.5 七區罷工集會 下午起各區衝突 (Transport paralyzed in the morning; strike-rallies in 7 districts, turn to clashes all around the city)
Inmediahk.net, August 5, 2019

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City on the brink: Hong Kong rocked by clashes, transport bedlam, tear gas in 8 districts and mob attack in North Point
Hong Kong Free Press, August 5, 2019

【8.5】荃灣持棍白衣藍衣漢 襲擊示威者 雙方毆鬥遺大量血跡 (Tsuen Wan mob attacks protesters with sticks and knives as protesters fight back and police refuse to arrest)
Stand News, August 6, 2019

Hong Kong police made 420 arrests since June 9; 1,000 tear gas rounds, 160 rubber bullets fired during protests
Hong Kong Free Press, August 5, 2019

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多區衝突造成41人受傷求醫其中2人嚴重 (Hospital Authority reports 41 injured in clashes on August 5)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 6, 2019

深水埗警署射催淚彈 擊中記者頭部 大公報記者一度被指襲警 (Journalist hit in the head by tear gas canister; Ta Kung Pao reporter briefly detained for protecting him)
Inmediahk, August 5, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 03:30

Uygurs locked up as doors open to tourists
Agence France-Presse, August 6, 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 03:18

Hong Kong civil servants protest in defiance of loyalty order
The Guardian, August 2, 2019

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轟政治中立遭片面解釋 王永平:公務員效忠的是體制和市民,不是特首 (“I wrote this rule”: Former Secretary of Civil Service criticizes government for abusing “political neutrality,” says civil servants serve the system and citizens, not the government)
Inmediahk.net, August 2, 2019

8.3 旺角遊行 示威者轉彌敦道遊行 凌晨黃大仙衝突 (Timeline: Saturday’s march in Mongkok turns into clashes in Wong Tai Sin)
Inmediahk.net, August 3, 2019

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Hong Kong protests: Police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes
The Guardian, August 4, 2019

The night quiet Hong Kong working-class neighbourhood of Wong Tai Sin became a smoking battleground
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2019

0804 將軍澳及港島西示威:入夜示威者包圍多區警署,在多處堵路 (Timeline: Protests and marches in Hong Kong Island and Tseung Kwan O scatter into roadblocks and police station sieges across Hong Kong)
Stand News, August 5, 2019

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Hong Kong protesters use flashmob tactics to evade police
The Guardian, August 4, 2019

有警員由觀塘警署高位向地面開槍 疑發射海綿彈 (Police fired sponge rounds from police station window without warning, as protesters hold station under siege after protests)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 5, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Strike disrupts subways and leads to canceled flights
The New York Times, August 4, 2019

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Strike grips Hong Kong as leader warns protests challenge China’s sovereignty
Reuters, August 5, 2019

無人擲物零威脅 無警示向天橋開槍捱轟 (Police filmed firing pepper ball rounds at passers by in Wa On Shan, as nearby residents protest at police station after arrests)
Ming Pao, August 4, 2019

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警搜「武器庫」檢獲汽油彈 稱有理由相信作對付警員 (Police arrest 11 before march over suspected “weapons warehouse” containing molotov cocktails)
Inmediahk.net, August 2, 2019

影像回顧:從反修例運動到空前管治危機,燃燒的香港七月 (Photo essay: From anti-extradition to full blown governance crisis, Hong Kong’s fiery July)
The Initium, August 3, 2019

香港示威浪潮中的撑警派:“警察执法没问题” (“Nothing wrong with law enforcement”: The police supporters amid Hong Kong’s protests)
BBC News, August 3, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 00:42

「畫家」潘浩超涉向警總外牆及7警員掟雞蛋 遭加控至9項罪名 (Additional charges for detained protester, “painter” Pun Ho-chiu, over throwing eggs toward police during protest outside headquarters in June)
Inmediahk.net, August 2, 2019

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Hong Kong riot charges pushed ahead in unprecedented hardline move as justice chief forgoes usual written advice
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2019

How Hongkongers end up in the dock: Everything you need to know about how the justice department decides who gets charged
South China Morning Post, August 2, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Heavy jail sentences for rioting will not solve city’s political crisis, former Civil Human Rights Front convenor says
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2019

遭何君堯抹黑毀墳 朱凱廸接黑幫暗殺恐嚇 (Lawmaker Eddie Chu received death threats from triads after Junius Ho accused him of vandalizing parents’ graves)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 1, 2019

Hong Kong police restrict protest for third time as Mong Kok march banned
Hong Kong Free Press, August 1, 2019

The Hong Kong protesters have turned militant and more strategic, and this unnerves Beijing
The Conversation, August 2, 2019

香港公务员发起集会,声援抗议者
Next to protest against Hong Kong’s government: Its employees
The New York Times, August 1, 2019

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【逃犯條例】政府:絕不接受衝擊公務員政治中立行為 公務員:基本法賦予公民權 (Civil servants stress fundamental rights protected under Basic Law as government criticizes rally as challenging neutrality)
Ming Pao, August 1, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 00:32

指護士 7.28 救援卻被控暴動  醫護聯署譴責政府罔顧人道精神 促護士管理局勿追究被告 (Nurse offering first aid during protests charged with rioting; joint letter from those in medical sector condemns disregard of humanitarian principles, urges Nursing Council to refrain from legal action against nurse)
Stand News, August 1, 2019

駐港解放軍發片宣傳鎮壓示威 廣東話喊「後果自負」 出動裝甲車催淚彈水炮 (“All consequences are at your own risk”: PLA Hong Kong garrison publishes promo video showing armed vehicles, tear gas, water cannons deployed against protesters)
Stand News, August 1, 2019

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解放軍駐港司令員:絕不容忍近日極端暴力事件 堅決支持香港警方 (Commander of PLA Hong Kong garrison condemns “extreme violence incidents”)
Stand News, July 31, 2019

Hong Kong bankers join call for citywide strike over handling of outcry over extradition bill
South China Morning Post, August 1, 2019

【逃犯條例】港人穿黑衣北上被送公安局盤問 扣6小時簽悔過書承諾不遊行 (Hong Konger questioned for 6 hours by mainland public security when crossing border; forced to enter mainland, unlock phone and show protest photos, sign letter of apology, promise “never to attend demonstrations again”)
Ming Pao, July 31, 2019

律政司檢控人員公開信 轟鄭若驊檢控決定 主要考慮政治因素 (Department of Justice prosecution staff issues third public letter condemning political prosecutorial decisions, criticizes Teresa Cheng for disrespect to prosecution guidelines and being deferential to Carrie Lam’s demands)
Stand News, July 31, 2019

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Hong Kong gov’t lawyers slam “kowtowing” justice chief following decision to prosecute 44 protesters for rioting
Hong Kong Free Press, August 1, 2019

Anger as Hong Kong protesters appear in court on rioting charges
The Guardian, July 31, 2019

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Hong Kong: Charges against protesters a “chilling warning”
Amnesty International, July 31, 2019

【反修例】未發警告發放催淚彈致受傷 科大生及巿民入稟向一哥索15萬 (Demonstrators file lawsuit to claim damages for injuries suffered by tear gas fired without warning)
TOPick, July 31, 2019

Presidents of government-funded universities step up calls for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to meet demands of extradition protesters
South China Morning Post, July 31, 2019

Explainer: Police crowd control gear used during Hong Kong’s latest protest clashes
Hong Kong Free Press, July 31, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 02:23

職工盟稱暫有26個工會響應下周一罷工行動 (26 workers’ unions plan to join general strike on August 5)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 31, 2019

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香港抗议:“不合作运动”在争议中进行 (Wave of disobedience begins amidst controversy)
BBC News, July 30, 2019

【怒不可遏】律政司刑事檢控科律師公開信 促政府明確撤回條例 明示內部有政治壓力 (Department of Justice criminal prosecutors issue public letter condemning collusion between law enforcement and criminals, reveals both “external and internal” political pressure)
Stand News, July 30, 2019

Hong Kong unrest: Hundreds gather outside court as protesters charged with rioting
The Guardian, July 31, 2019

市民葵涌警署聲援被捕人士 警舉槍、亂舞警棍兼狂推記者 (Over 1,000 citizens rally outside Kwai Chung police station to support arrested protesters leaving on bail; police raise gun, deploy pepper spray, attack journalists)
Inmediahk.net, July 31, 2019

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Hong Kong protests: Police officer points gun at protesters
BBC News, July 30, 2019

【睇片】葵涌警針對記者 警盾擊頭、舉槍指嚇、揮棍追打 記協及攝影記協:研究控告警務處 (Journalist associations consider pressing charges against police force; officers filmed attacking journalists at Kwai Chung)
Stand News, July 31, 2019

Hong Kong protesters injured in drive-by fireworks attack from private vehicle after clashes outside police stations
South China Morning Post, July 30, 2019

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【逃犯條例】數百人包圍天水圍警署 有人向群眾射煙花7人傷 (After police arrest young people over Lennon Wall conflict, hundreds surround Tin Shui Wai police station; unknown attacker launches fireworks at crowd, injuring 7)
Ming Pao, July 31, 2019

Hong Kong police “under investigation” by corruption watchdog over failure to protect public during Yuen Long attacks
South China Morning Post, July 30, 2019

Pro-China forum's plan to troll Hong Kong protesters foiled after doxxing retaliation
Global Voices, July 31, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 01:12

網民發起不合作運動阻車門 港島觀塘綫部份車站服務暫停 (Civil obedience disrupts MTR services in morning rush hour)
Stand News, July 30, 2019

【元朗遊行】被捕社工獲保釋 另四人涉藏攻擊性武器 還柙至9月 (Social worker arrested in Yuen Long on July 27 detained for 64 hours; 4 other protesters denied bail, to remain in custody until appearance in September)
Inmediahk.net, July 30, 2019

China calls for Hong Kong to swiftly punish “radical” protesters
The Guardian, July 29, 2019

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記者包圍要求回應元朗恐襲 港澳辦發言人未有理會 (Beijing spokesperson ignores reporters’ questions on Yuen Long attacks in rare press conference on Hong Kong)
Inmediahk.net, July 29, 2019

American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong urges “clear leadership,” investigation after more extradition bill clashes
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2019

閉路電視揭7.21大批白衣人集結 警車巡邏無行動 (Surveillance cameras show police inaction for hours as triads gather in Yuen Long)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 30, 2019

Hong Kong civil servants to take to the streets in extradition bill protest, piling pressure on embattled government
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2019

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Who are the young civil servants defying peers and elders by holding a rally against Hong Kong’s extradition bill?
South China Morning Post, July 30, 2019

Hong Kong’s biggest broadcaster TVB warns employees against actions that would “impose one’s political inclination on work”
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2019

Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuelled Hong Kong violence, says jailed academic Benny Tai
Agence France-Presse, July 30, 2019

Hong Kong police under fire over violent response to protests
Al Jazeera, July 30, 2019

【逃犯條例】私隱署發現492宗官警「起底」個案 政府電話簿暫移除部分警資料 (Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data finds 492 counts of doxxing of police officers, authorities remove public database entries of junior officers)
Ming Pao, July 29, 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 02:02

盧偉聰發公告讚警隊「高度專業及勇敢」「無私付出」 勉勵要「奮戰到底」 (Commissioner of Police praises police force for “selfless sacrifice,” urging them to “fight to the very end”)
Stand News, July 29, 2019

美專家:催淚彈動能大可致盲傷腦 研究證毒性令軍人肺部受損 (Anesthesiology expert warns against deploying tear gas in high-density areas, using pyrotechnic charge to fire canisters)
Apple Daily, July 29, 2019

Anti-riot vehicles equipped with water cannons to begin road tests in Hong Kong and could be ready to disperse protesters in August
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2019

Hong Kong: Police fire teargas as thousands march in Yuen Long
The Guardian, July 28, 2019

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727衝突全紀錄:示威者元朗抗議涉黑白色暴力 香港警察對示威者頻密發射催淚彈 (Full record of July 27: Protesters rally in Yuen Long to fight “white violence,” police clear scene with tear gas, batons, sponge bullets)
The Initium, July 27, 2019

“No difference”: Hong Kong police likened to thugs after Yuen Long violence
The Guardian, July 28, 2019

28萬人上街後,香港「光復元朗」申請人因「煽惑非法集結」被拘捕 (After 280,000 march in Yuen Long, man who made application for police permission arrested for inciting unlawful assembly)
The News Lens, July 28, 2019

【7.27 元朗】17 受傷 2 人嚴重 最年輕傷者 15 歲 (July 27 Yuen Long protests: 17 injured; 2 severe, youngest 15 years old)
Stand News, July 28, 2019

Police and protesters clash throughout Hong Kong on third day of unrest
The Guardian, July 28, 2019

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中上環遊行拘49人 警批示威者行為越演越烈:我哋已經好克制忍讓 (“We are already very tolerant,” says Hong Kong police as they criticize escalation and “lethal weapons” by protesters)
Inmediahk.net, July 29, 2019

警察中上環民居再狂射催淚彈 內外街夾攻驅趕示威者 (Police fire tear gas every 20 seconds in Sheung Wan and Central residential areas to clear the streets of protesters)
Inmediahk.net, July 29, 2019

Hong Kong protest: Clashes with police turn downtown into tear gas-filled battlefield
The New York Times, July 28, 2019

728示威:有救護員收到命令,指救護車須得警察批准才可以進入示威人群中救人 (Timeline of July 28: Ambulance and firefights ordered not to enter protest scene without police permission)
The Initium, July 28, 2019

【逃犯條例】有公務員申周五集會 發起人:脫下制服都是香港人 (“We walk with the people”: Civil servants plan rally on Friday to support protesters)
HK01, July 28, 2019

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One in seven of Hong Kong’s elite civil servants call on Carrie Lam to hold independent inquiry into extradition bill unrest but police unions remain firmly opposed
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2019

Hong Kong unrest: “We cannot give up”
The New York Times, July 28, 2019

香港警队恃宠生娇公开顶撞政务司“道歉论”要与其“势不两立” (Hong Kong police condemns Chief Secretary of Administration for apologizing over poor handling of Yuen Long attacks on July 21)
Radio France Internationale, July 27, 2019

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Hong Kong’s chief sec. apologises over handling of Yuen Long attacks, stirring dissent from police
Hong Kong Free Press, July 26, 2019

612警方開槍疑報細數 橡膠子彈最少10發 事前無舉橙旗警示 (Suspected under-reporting of rubber bullet usage during June 12 protests: At least 10 rounds, no warning issued)
Factwire, July 26, 2019

Hong Kong airport staff stage protest against Yuen Long attack
The Guardian, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 01:15

Two Hong Kong cops freed over activist Ken Tsang assault case, five others have jail terms reduced
Hong Kong Free Press, July 26, 2019

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【七警案】七警獲撤罪減刑 事主曾健超:感憤怒和絕望 (“Angry and hopeless,” says Ken Tsang over acquittal and sentence reduction for police officers who assaulted him during 2014 occupation)
Ming Pao, July 26, 2019

Hong Kong protesters to defy police ban on march after gang attack
The Guardian, July 25, 2019

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“All Hong Kongers are scared”: Protests to widen as rural residents fight back
The Guardian, July 25, 2019

“So surreal”: Hong Kongers take up self-defence classes in wake of thug attacks
The Guardian, July 26, 2019

警職方協會去信 促林鄭拒獨立調查委員會 「無負警隊一直對特區政府的支持」 (Four police organizations issue joint letter to Carrie Lam urging her to refuse independent investigation by commission of inquiry to “honor the police’s continuous support to the administration”)
Stand News, July 26, 2019

Hong Kong police confirm use of sponge grenades, rubber bullets and 55 cans of tear gas against extradition bill protesters during clash at Sheung Wan
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2019

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上環未示警便從後開槍 警辯稱「已展示涵蓋式旗幟」(“All-inclusive warning flagged earlier”: Police defend firing sponge bullets at protesters without warning during Sheung Wan clash)
Inmediahk.net, July 25, 2019

Civil servants threaten strike in frustration over police handling of Hong Kong unrest as Lennon Wall appears in Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office
South China Morning Post, July 25, 2019

Democracy activist jailed over 2014 Occupy protests applies for judicial review of laws banning him from standing in Hong Kong elections for five years
South China Morning Post, July 25, 2019

Wilting bauhinias and widemouthed tigers: The evolution of Hong Kong’s protest posters
Hong Kong Free Press, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 01:48

尹兆堅舉報元朗警區多名指揮官 公職人員行為失當 廉署:嚴肅跟進 (Democratic Party legislator lodges report to Indendent Commission Against Corruption over suspected misfeasance in public office by Yuen Long police officers)
Stand News, July 25, 2019

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再被問獨立調查委員會 鄭若驊:已思考不同意見,無其他補充 (“We have already considered various opinions,” says Secretary of Justice in maintaining refusal to set up independent commision of inquiry)
Stand News, July 24, 2019

What are the triads, and what is their history of violence?
The New York Times, July 24, 2019

“We saved ourselves”: Hong Kong train attack victims describe 30-minute ordeal
The Guardian, July 24, 2019

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五問元朗黑夜:「預先張掦」的襲擊與多次缺席的警力 (Five questions about Yuen Long: The “forewarned” attack and the police who weren’t there)
The Initium, July 24, 2019

“The whole car smelled of blood”: Hong Kong victims describe brutal attack at Yuen Long MTR station; some may sue for damages
South China Morning Post, July 24, 2019

大陆帝吧网军个人资料突遭起底宣布解散未能攻击香港连登 (“50 cent army” Li Yi Bar withdraws attack on Hong Kong Internet forum after doxxers exploit Baidu’s real-name identification to sign individuals up for the PLA)
Radio France Internationale, July 24, 2019

中国暗示可能武力干预香港抗议活动
China hints its troops could be used to quell Hong Kong protests
The New York Times, July 24, 2019

Hong Kong protest organiser worried about risk of further violence at coming march in Yuen Long against gang attacks
South China Morning Post, July 24, 2019

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11 名大專校長聯署 籲學生遠離「光復元朗」遊行 (11 university heads issue joint statement urging students not to attend march on Sunday, citing fear for triad attacks)
The Stand News, July 24, 2019

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game
Reuters, July 25, 2019

Crunch time for Occupy cops
The Standard, July 25, 2019

Democrat Eddie Chu calls for investigation into pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho’s alleged role in Yuen Long mob attacks
Hong Kong Free Press, July 24, 2019

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【元朗襲擊】嶺大校董會主席歐陽伯權 去信教育局促查何君堯參與程度 (Lingnan University management committee urges Education Bureau to investigate legislator and fellow committee member Junius Ho’s extent of participation in Yuen Long attacks)
Stand News, July 24, 2019

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

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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

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