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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 02:14

【六四三十】逾百人長跑悼六四 陳健民同參與 (A hundred Hong Kongers take part in jogging event to commemorate 30th anniversary of June Fourth)
Inmediahk.net, April 15, 2019

林鄭:短期內提交民族黨報告予中央 (Carrie Lam says she will submit report to central government on National Party ban very soon, and will disclose contents publicly to the extent it does not affect legal proceedings)
The Stand News, April 15, 2019

社區報眾籌再啟動 目標區選前助四區出版 (Community newspaper program starts second round of crowdfunding call following success last year, aims for publication in 4 new districts before upcoming elections)
Inmediahk.net, April 13, 2019

台方三提台港司法互助請求無回應 陸委會籲香港簽署 (Taiwan had requested assistance on murder case three times before and Hong Kong government refused to respond, says Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council as it urges establishment of long-term, systematic cooperation mechanisms)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 12, 2019

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【逃犯條例】不會撤回草案 李家超冀盡快立法:我哋非常心急 (Security Bureau chief John Lee says government is “very anxious” to pass amendment on extradition laws to deal with Taiwan murder case, will not retract bill)
The Stand News, April 12, 2019

法律界團體「法政匯思」發表《法治報告》,指「香港法治威脅來自北京」,提出60項建議 (Lawyers group publishes report on Hong Kong rule of law, says threat comes from Beijing, raises 60 recommendations)
The Initium, April 12, 2019

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Progressive Lawyers Group urges reform for Hong Kong’s anti-graft law, Societies Ordinance and police practices
Hong Kong Free Press, April 12, 2019

New Hong Kong equality watchdog chief says it should be “neutral” on gay rights, drawing ire from LGBT community
Hong Kong Free Press, April 12, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 05:40
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 00:53

扫黄打非办:要求网络企业彻底清理存量低俗信息 (Office for eradicating pornography and illegal publications begins 8-month campaign to enforce full sweep of inappropriate content)
Beijing News, April 9, 2019
Note: The scope of this campaign includes all content that is: related to sex and pornography, contrary to marriage and family morals, parody and satire, and brutal and violent; campaign targets online literature, live-streams, short videos, games, Weibo, WeChat, mobile app platforms, internet service providers; uncooperative individuals to be put on social credit blacklist

Chinese universities ordered to spy on staff, students in ideological crackdown
Radio Free Asia, April 8, 2019

疑蠢人作怪 于建嵘六神磊磊童大焕遭微博禁言封号 (More scholars silenced on Weibo for “damaging messages about current affairs”)
Radio France Internationale, April 8, 2019

杨恒均中国“被失踪”案:澳大利亚媒体揭秘幕后原因 (Yang Hengjun disappeared because China wanted to know who is involved in Australia’s secret probe on China counterintelligence)
BBC News, April 8, 2019

Why are Australian politicians intensifying their presence on Chinese social media platforms?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, April 8, 2019

数字时代的思想控制:“学习强国”席卷中国
The hottest app in China teaches citizens about their leader, and, yes, there’s a test
The New York Times, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 02:35
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 02:35
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 01:29

Where is China’s Interpol chief?
Made in China Journal, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 01:53

UN diplomats and activists describe Chinese pressure and “threats” over Uyghur event at UN rights council
Agence France-Presse, April 2, 2019

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UN: China responds to rights review with threats: member states should seek international inquiry into widescale abuses
Human Rights Watch, April 1, 2019

Jacinda Ardern keeps quiet on comments to Chinese Government about human rights abuses
News Hub, April 2, 2019

高雄市长韩国瑜接受市议会质询 公开否认支持“一国两制” (Amid pro-China accusations, Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu denies he supports One Country Two Systems)
Radio France Internationale, April 2, 2019

Social credit: Point-scoring and popularity
China Digital Times, April 1, 2019

关于坚持和发展中国特色社会主义的几个问题 (Xi Jinping’s 2013 speech published: Upholding and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics)
Qiushi, March 31, 2019

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习近平为什么重申两个不能否定 (Why did Xi Jinping bring up controversial “two undeniables” again after 6 years?)
Radio France Internationale, April 2, 2019

Why China released a speech Xi Jinping gave 6 years ago
The Inkstone, April 1, 2019

雄安新区智慧生活建设:数字城市实现对现实城市透明化管理 (Xiong’an New Area: China’s newest smart city that integrates AI, biometrics, facial recognition, e-currency, smart cars, and big data integration)
The Paper, April 1, 2019

Myanmar stuck between Beijing’s demands, public opposition as it weighs big China dam plan
Radio Free Asia, April 1, 2019

Another deadly explosion in Jiangsu claims at least seven lives
China Labour Bulletin, April 1, 2019

China’s global construction boom puts spotlight on questionable labor practices
NPR, March 30, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 01:37

港独青年的自白:政治与文化的中港撕裂 (Confessions of a pro-independence Hong Konger: The rift across the border is in both politics and culture)
BBC News, April 1, 2019

“Renowned scholar” to help Hong Kong activists win court case in Japan over Tokyo Yasukuni Shrine protest, lawyers say
South China Morning Post, April 1, 2019

被捕後疑在警車遭毆打 四社運人士向警方索償近90萬 (Four activists file lawsuit against police, claiming to have been beaten in police van after arrest)
The Stand News, April 1, 2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition law changes
Reuters, March 31, 2019

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In Pictures: 12,000 Hongkongers march in protest against “evil” China extradition law, organizers say
Hong Kong Free Press, March 31, 2019

【移交逃犯擬修例】回應反修例遊行 林鄭:有別有用心者鼓吹港獨 不會容忍 (Carrie Lam: Government will not retract extradition law amendment, people with “ulterior motives” are using public activity to incite independence)
Ming Pao, April 1, 2019

Open Letter: Dear Carrie Lam, Hongkongers risk unfair trials, torture and ill-treatment under new China extradition plan
Hong Kong Free Press, March 31, 2019

劉鑾雄申司法覆核 逃犯條例修訂 (Joseph Lau, billionaire and former CEO who was convicted in Macau, files judicial challenge against proposed extradition law amendment)
The Stand News, April 1, 2019

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【移交逃犯】稱必在修例前離港 林榮基:不信港府會保障我人身安全 (“Will leave Hong Kong before amendment goes through,” says Causeway Bay bookseller Lam Wing-kee, citing lack of trust in Hong Kong government to protect him)
The Stand News, March 31, 2019

Only ministry-level mainland Chinese bodies will request extraditions from Hong Kong, says security chief John Lee
South China Morning Post, March 30, 2019

Occupy activists invoke spirit of Christian persecution as hundreds march in Hong Kong ahead of court judgment day
South China Morning Post, March 30, 2019

“Politically neutral” student union group rejected in by-election at Shue Yan University
Hong Kong Free Press, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 00:58
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 00:58

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