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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:52

Hong Kong freedoms under scrutiny as “Occupy” democracy leaders face trial
Reuters, November 15, 2018

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Students at Chinese University of Hong Kong use graduation ceremony for protest against activist jailings
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2018

Occupy co-founder Chan Kin-man wonders whether Chinese people need to live in authoritarian society in farewell lecture days before he is due to stand trial
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2018

Lantau plan hit as “upside down” solution
The Standard, November 15, 2018

香港大律師公會就馬凱事件之聲明
Statement of the Hong Kong Bar Association on Victor Mallet
Hong Kong Bar Association, November 15, 2018

【港府死撐】美國會報告促檢視港獨立關稅區地位 港府稱指控失實表遺憾 (U.S. report urges review of Hong Kong as independent tax zone due to regressing freedom, HKSAR government refutes allegations and criticizes foreign influence on internal affairs)
The Stand News, November 15, 2018

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Hong Kong government hits back after U.S. report warns Beijing’s “encroachment” on city’s freedoms could erode its status as global business hub and affect import of American technology
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2018

中大社工系畢業生默哀 悼港自由淪喪 籲毋忘政治犯 (Chinese University of Hong Kong students protest against National Anthem Bill, mourn Hong Kong’s loss of freedoms at graduation ceremony)
Inmediahk.net, November 15, 2018

Hong Kong and Shenzhen officials can’t agree where the border is — or if a river has moved
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 23:41

West calls on China to close Uighur detention camps
Reuters, November 6, 2018

China says UN criticism of human rights record is “politically driven”
The Guardian, November 6, 2018

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China dismisses criticism about mass detentions at UN
Associated Press, November 7, 2018

聯合國審議中國人權 多國關注新疆再教育營 中方反斥偏離事實 (UN review China human rights, multiple states concerned over Xinjiang camps, China dismissed allegations as “deviate from facts”)
The Stand News, November 7, 2018

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多國關注港澳人權 張建宗:不必要、毫無根據、不成立 (States concerned of Hong Kong and Macau human rights at UN review, Matthew Cheung: unnecessary, groundless, and unfounded)
Ming Pao, November 7, 2018

“Political censorship”: United Nations removes submissions from int’l civil groups at China’s human rights review
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2018

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【疑中國施壓】交聯合國人權專員被删走 香港眾志報告書全文 (Deleted from UN: full Submission from Demosisto to the Universal Periodic Review of China under The United Nations Human Rights Council)
The Stand News, November 7, 2018

Joint Press Statement: China UPR -- civil society deeply concerned by removal of key stakeholder information by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for upcoming Universal Periodic Review of China
Human Rights Watch, November 5, 2018

Video: China grilled over internment camps, civil rights and Hong Kong freedoms at UN review
Agence France-Presse, November 6, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 00:58

China expands Xinjiang network of detention camps, report says
Financial Times, November 1, 2018

For them, Afghanistan is safer than China
Foreign Policy, November 1, 2018

China’s frontier of fear
ABC Australia, November 1, 2018

China’s surveillance laboratory
Dissent Magazine, October 31, 2018

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