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Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 23:54

Extradition bill crisis: Why are the young people of Hong Kong angry and deeply unhappy?
South China Morning Post, July 12, 2019

Nearly 1 in 10 people in Hong Kong likely to have depression, according to HKU survey conducted during extradition bill crisis
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2019

【6.12一個月】疑中催淚彈後遺症 港台外判司機全身多處流膿 (RTHK van driver suffers severe complications from teargas; could not afford medical treatment after insurance company refused his claim because of government’s “riot” designation)
Apple Daily, July 12, 2019

Video of assault on Hong Kong activist spurs outrage
Inkstone, July 11, 2019

大埔連儂牆被撕 街坊阻止遇襲 手臂骨折 香港仔連儂牆有人縱火被捕 (Lennon Wall attackers break citizen’s arm; police arrest several for assault, suspected arson)
The Stand News, July 12, 2019

Two retired policemen among three people arrested over clashes sparked by “Lennon Walls,” Hong Kong’s latest show of defiance against hated extradition bill
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2019

新聞界周日靜默遊行 促警方遵從警例尊重新聞自由 (Journalists to hold silent march on Sunday, urging police to follow proper procedure, respect press freedom)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 11, 2019

7.17 銀髮族遊行 「老而不廢撐後生仔」(“Old but not invalid,” elderly to take to the streets in “silver haired march” on July 17 in solidarity with young protesters)
The Stand News, July 11, 2019

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester “Raincoat Man” who died fighting extradition law
Associated Press, July 11, 2019

【梁凌杰設靈】萬人風雨中悼念:願珍惜生命,一齊行下去 (Over 10,000 attend memorial for “Raincoat Man,” first protester who died in anti-extradition movement), July 11, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 23:45
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 01:36

黃之鋒岑敖暉入表選管會 求核實區會參選資格 (Lester Shum and Joshua Wong apply to election authorities for opinion on eligibility to be candidates for District Council elections)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2019

800人聯署反對區選引入確認書 促勿再DQ參選人 (“Confirmation” mechanism used to disqualify LegCo by-election candidates to be introduced in upcoming District Council elections; 800 people sign joint letter opposing it), July 9, 2019

More rallies planned and dialogue rejected, as anti-extradition activists blast “wordplay” by Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, July 9, 2019

Post-it notes are the new weapon of choice for Hong Kong’s protesters
Quartz, July 9, 2019

Hong Kong protesters are fueled by a broader demand: More democracy
The New York Times, July 9, 2019

Hong Kong’s summer of discontent is far from over: Attempts to introduce a new extradition law may have “died a natural death” but protesters grievances run far deeper
New Statesman, July 9, 2019

陳伯絕食逾 150 小時 數十市民探訪遊說暫停 (Crowds urge protester to pause hunger strike after over 150 hours, health condition deteriorates)
The Stand News, July 9, 2019

“Every one of us counts”: Hong Kong protesters mobilise to promote mental health awareness
Agence France-Presse, July 9, 2019

China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks
Reuters, July 9, 2019

有傳「社會信用體系」將在港實施 聶德權澄清絕無此事 (Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs rushes to confirm social credit system will not be implemented in Hong Kong)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 9, 2019

It’s curtains for mainland “dama” singers in Tuen Mun Park as Hong Kong authorities announce zone closure after protest against noise pollution and indecency
South China Morning Post, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 02:27

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam declares extradition bill “dead,” but stops short of full withdrawal
Hong Kong Free Press, July 9, 2019

林鄭月娥宣佈《逃犯條例》修訂「壽終正寢」 拒特赦 拒設獨立調查委員會 (Carrie Lam reiterates “the bill is dead;” refuses amnesty or independent commission of inquiry)
The Stand News, July 9, 2019

李國能首開腔:促撤草案、獨立調查 斥衝擊立會 籲如罪成應判具阻嚇力刑罰 (Former chief justice Andrew Li urges government to withdraw extradition bill, conduct independent investigation into police violence)
The Stand News, July 9, 2019

US barred Hong Kong consul from giving critical speech on protests
Financial Times, July 8, 2019

一國一制又出招! 香港3年內引進「信用評分系統」(Greater Bay Area action plan reveals social credit system will be implemented in Hong Kong within the next 3 years)
Liberty Times Net, July 8, 2019

广东印发推进粤港澳大湾区建设三年行动计划(2018-2020年)(Full text: Greater Bay Area development 3 year action plan 2018-2020)
People’s Government of Guangdong Province, July 5, 2019

How Hong Kong protesters switched tactics to keep pressure on China
Bloomberg, July 7, 2019

What Hong Kong protesters want to tell mainland Chinese tourists
Inkstone, July 8, 2019

Hong Kong protesters consider Bank of China “stress test” in bid to pressure gov’t
Agence France-Presse, July 8, 2019

警員佐級協會去信梁君彥 嚴厲譴責譚文豪、區諾軒阻礙執行職務 (Police association issues letter to LegCo president condemning pro-democracy legislators for standing in front of police barricade, obstructing police officers)
The Stand News, July 8, 2019

【旺角清場】警被指迫路人解鎖手機 威嚇勿向傳媒連登報料 「我有你地址㗎」 (Protesters say police forced them to unlock their phones to check chat records, social media apps; threatened with “I have your address” if they report incident to media)
The Stand News, July 8, 2019

Veteran leaders of Hong Kong pro-business Liberal Party urge its representative to resign from gov’t cabinet
Hong Kong Free Press, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 01:17

警方旺角清場 拘 5 人涉襲擊、阻差辦公 記者採訪期間被警推撞、攻擊 (Police clear Mong Kok’s streets: 5 arrested for assault and obstructing police officers, journalist attacked by police during live-stream, officers’ ID covered)
The Stand News, July 8, 2019

九龍區反修例遊行,入夜後佔路,警察包抄示威者,推撞記者 (Nathan Road occupied after peaceful march in Kowloon; police box in protesters, journalists assaulted)
The Initium, July 7, 2019

Protesters and police fight pitched battles in late-night showdown after mass rally against Hong Kong extradition bill
South China Morning Post, July 8, 2019

九龍反送中大遊行 逾23萬人參與 (Photo chronology: Over 23,000 march in Kowloon in latest anti-extradition protest), July 7, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors
Reuters, July 7, 2019

Hong Kong’s protesters put AirDrop to ingenious use to breach China’s Firewall
Quartz, July 8, 2019

Explainer: How Hong Kong’s legislature was broken, long before protesters invaded the complex
Hong Kong Free Press, July 7, 2019

港大《學苑》:研究生會擬改憲章 刪須用正體中文規定 (HKU’s postgraduate student association to amend constitution: Activities must comply with Basic Law, removes requirement for traditional Chinese)
The Stand News, July 7, 2019

How extradition bill protests have united locals and ethnic minorities in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2019

Storming protesters were “like zombies”: a police officer’s view from inside the Hong Kong legislature
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2019

【逃犯條例】港媽8千人集會 冀告青年:父母願為你擋子彈 (8,000 parents attend “Hong Kong Mothers” assembly in support of young protesters: “We’ll take a bullet for you”)
HK01, July 5, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 23:45

“It wasn’t violence for violence’s sake”: The only unmasked protester at storming of Hong Kong’s legislature gives his account of the day’s drama
South China Morning Post, July 5, 2019

第四宗反送中自殺個案 死者親友冀政府回應訴求 「真正能阻止年輕人絕望係政府」(Fourth individual commits suicide in anti-extradition movement; Family: “Only the government can truly stop youngsters’ despair”)
The Stand News, July 5, 2019

已絕食 24 小時表達對政府不滿 陳伯籲年輕人珍惜生命:我們路程還有很長 (“We have a long way to go”: 24 hours into hunger strike, 73 years old man urges youngsters to treasure their lives)
The Stand News, July 4, 2019

港媽周五再集會 促政府放下傲慢、尊重生命 籲港人參加與年輕人同行 (Hong Kong’s mothers rally again on Friday, calling on government to let go of its pride and value life)
The Stand News, July 5, 2019

【逃犯條例】大專學界提兩要求晤特首:允不追究示威者及公開會面 (Student unions criticize “publicity show,” raise 2 conditions for meeting with Carrie Lam: Promise no prosecution of protestors, meeting must be public)
Ming Pao, July 5, 2019

Hong Kong student leaders reject government’s offer of private meeting about extradition protests, calling it “too little, too late”
South China Morning Post, July 5, 2019

九巴特別班載包圍警總市民 遭運輸署要求詳細交代 (Authorities demand bus company explain why it sent extra buses to Wanchai area on the night protesters surrounded police headquarters), July 4, 2019

【逃犯條例】回望六月漫長抗爭 最少71人被捕 五人涉「暴動」 (71 arrested since June in anti-extradition protests, 5 on rioting charges)
HK01, July 3, 2019

2019 Hong Kong protests against extradition bill: A brief timeline
Human Rights in China, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Jeremy Hunt “keeping options open” over China
BBC, July 4, 2019

History of Hong Kong protests: Riots, rallies and brollies
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2019

The Peacemaker at the center of Hong Kong’s turbulent protests
The New York Times, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 00:32

周永康儿媳公开发声后获准会见丈夫 (Zhou Yongkang’s daughter in law granted meeting with husband after vocal pushback)
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2019

强化保障推进律师党建全规范 (Strengthen, safeguard, and promote comprehensive party building for legal industry)
Legal Daily, July 3, 2019
HRIC Note: Currently, there are 977 party-organizations in Guangdong, encompassing 2,238 law firms with over 464 party-building instructors stationed. The Guangdong Department of Justice will receive regular working reports from party-officials in law firms, with an annual overview. The party official will act as a political core and a gatekeeper for industry management as well as recruitment and promotion of individuals.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 00:32

As protests rock Hong Kong, Xi Jinping’s view of history shows he will dig in
The New York Times, July 3, 2019

涉嫌暴力冲击香港立法会,12人已被警方拘捕 (12 arrested by Hong Kong police for violent clashes into Legislative Council)
The Paper, July 4, 2019
HRIC Note: Reporting from The Paper encapsulates important narratives on state-run media after a long stretch of silence over Hong Kong’s protests, as well as outspoken criticism by Chinese officials against foreign governments that voiced concerns over the situation.

China is ramping up its media abroad – and not just in Chinese
The Christian Science Monitor, July 3, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 00:32

【逃犯條例】警拘12人最細14歲 「佔旺畫家」被捕 (12 arrested over clashes at LegCo, youngest aged 14)
Ming Pao, July 3, 2019

Hong Kong police arrest 8 on suspicion of releasing officers’ personal information online
Hong Kong Free Press, July 3, 2019

First arrest as Hong Kong police prepare citywide raids to hunt down protesters who stormed and vandalised Legislative Council complex
South China Morning Post, July 3, 2019

撐警集會多人遇襲  警:拘 5 男 1 女 涉襲擊、打架等 (After repeated counts of assault during pro-police rally, police arrests six)
The Stand News, July 3, 2019

牧師絕食促撤例 籲體諒年輕人 (Pastor to commence hunger strike outside government offices, urging understanding on youngsters)
Ming Pao, July 4, 2019

網民擬發動 7.7 九龍區遊行 赴高鐵站向自由行宣揚反送中 (Further protests planned for July 7 outside high speed rail station)
The Stand News, July 3, 2019

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance
Reuters, July 3, 2019

Hong Kong’s “death fighters”: Young protesters with nothing to lose
The Guardian, July 3, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Did violent clashes sway public opinion?
BBC, July 3, 2019

Anger of the young at Hong Kong government now goes beyond the extradition bill, and targets the legitimacy of Carrie Lam’s administration
South China Morning Post, July 3, 2019

北大教授張千帆 倡香港推行真正政改 「把屬於港人的政治權利還給他們」(Peking University law professor urges true political reform for Hong Kong: “Return to the Hong Kong people the rights that belonged to them”)
The Stand News, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 00:20

進擊的年輕人:七一這天,他們為何衝擊立法會? (Glimpses of the “radical youth”: Why they broke into LegCo on July 1)
The Initium, July 3, 2019

Hong Kong protests: City divided over storming of legislature
The Guardian, July 2, 2019

A flag of British Hong Kong, and other protest messages decoded
Inkstone, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong police tactics baffle the experts as legislature is trashed
Reuters, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong lawmaker Tanya Chan appeals against Occupy Central convictions
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

監警會收過百宗投訴 主席梁定邦認可能將違法示威者資料交予警方 (Independent Police Complaints Commission confirms investigation to commence for over 100 complaints; information, evidence of protestors found breaking the law will be passed on to police)
The Stand News, July 2, 2019

“Negligent” police strategy during Hong Kong protests sacrificed force morale and image, say frontline officers, while others praise restrained approach
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

【司機被捕】被警指涉「管有第一部毒藥」 譚文豪:實為哮喘藥,唔講以為搗破販毒大案 (Police arrests truck driver after LegCo break-in on charges of possessing offensive weapons and poison, later confirmed to be scissors, gloves, and asthma medicine)
The Stand News, July 3, 2019

眾籌登報全球報紙集合展 盼在絕望中感受團結 (Art space hosts exhibition on crowdfunded G20 ad campaign)
The Stand News, July 2, 2019

China's outrage over Hong Kong violence may prompt tighter embrace
Reuters, July 2, 2019

Hong Kong’s PLA garrison held a drill last week on “emergency dispatches”
South China Morning Post, July 3, 2019

Hong Kong gov’t accused of omitting “tough questions” in official transcript of Carrie Lam’s 4am press con
Hong Kong Free Press, July 3, 2019

Carrie Lam’s Regrets: A transcript of the Hong Kong leader’s remarks during a day of violent protests
Foreign Policy, July 2, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 17:05

US calls for calm following Hong Kong protesters’ break-in of Legco building
South China Morning Post, July 2, 2019

Live updates: Carrie Lam, Hong Kong leader, condemns violence
The New York Times, July 1, 2019

Hong Kong leader condemns “extremely violent” storming of parliament
Channel NewsAsia, July 2, 2019

Angry core of Hong Kong protesters storms legislature, dividing the movement
The New York Times, July 1, 2019

In Pictures: Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters
Al Jazeera, July 1, 2019

香港示威者冲入立法会 指没有暴徒只有暴政 (Hong Kong protestors storm LegCo, declare “there are no rioters, only tyranny”)
Radio France international, July 1, 2019

Hong Kong demonstration turns angry as rally gathers pace
Financial Times, July 1, 2019

Hong Kong police evict protesters who stormed parliament
BBC, July 1, 2019

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters
The Guardian, July 1, 2019

Hong Kong leader says police exercised restraint with latest protests
Reuters, July 1, 2019

Jeremy Hunt backs Hong Kong citizens' right to protest
The Guardian, July 1, 2019

On Hong Kong handover anniversary, many fear loss of freedoms
The New York Times, July 1, 2019

港府七一升旗改室内举行 示威者冲击立法会 (Hong Kong’s July 1 flag-raising ceremony held indoors, demonstrators storm LegCo)
Radio Free Asia, July 1, 2019

Hong Kong’s deputy leader promises to be “humble and patient” in dealing with city’s younger generation
South China Morning Post, June 30, 2019

Hong Kong protesters block roads before handover ceremony
Associated Press, June 29, 2019

21-year-old Hong Kong student falls to her death in Sheung Shui, leaving message opposing extradition law
Hong Kong Free Press, June 29, 2019

“Hong Kong Reddit”: how leaderless extradition protests took a lead from social media
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2019

Many Hong Kong youths look to flee amid extradition bill fury
Reuters, June 28, 2019

Chinese military gets Hong Kong harbour dock, despite tensions
Agence France-Presse, June 28, 2019

Hong Kong: Independently investigate police use of force
Human Rights Watch, June 28, 2019

Open letter from 35 NGOs calling for an independent commission of inquiry into use of force by Hong Kong police on June 12, 2019
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, June 30, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 01:14

“Stand with Hong Kong”: G20 appeal over extradition law crisis appears in over 10 int’l newspapers
Hong Kong Free Press, June 28, 2019

G20 峰會前夕 港人大阪舉行集會 爭取國際關注 (Hong Kongers rally in Osaka on the eve of G20 in bid for international attention on anti-extradition and police violence)
The Stand News, June 27, 2019

Students and uniformed groups will not attend July 1 flag raising ceremony due to “safety concerns”
Hong Kong Free Press, June 28, 2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition law protesters gather outside justice secretary’s office demanding dialogue
Hong Kong Free Press, June 27, 2019

醫管局:警方須有足夠理據 方可取病人資料 將成立三人小組審視電腦系統 (Hospital Authority to set up working group to review security of computer systems, stresses police must provide sufficient justification when requesting patient information
The Stand News, June 27, 2019

“Temporary” closure of police posts at two Hong Kong hospitals is because of “political hatred,” says commissioner
Hong Kong Free Press, June 27, 2019

林鄭月娥會見四警察協會代表 表揚警隊高度專業克制 不偏不倚執法 (Carrie Lam meets with police groups, thanks them for “highly professional and restrained” execution of duty amidst difficult times)
The Stand News, June 27, 2019

Nothing independent about Hong Kong police complaints process say critics, as watchdog floats idea of special panel to investigate extradition bill violence
South China Morning Post, June 27, 2019

Part of Hong Kong harbourfront to be given to Chinese army as pro-Beijing lawmaker accused of blocking opposition
Hong Kong Free Press, June 27, 2019

Hong Kong journalist groups rebuke protesters for harassing TVB cameraman at anti-extradition rally
South China Morning Post, June 27, 2019

中共重施老把戏被指散播“假新闻”企图离间反送中群众 (Fake news videos used to drive a wedge among protestors)
Radio France Internationale, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 02:03

【不斷更新】數百人包圍律政中心 促釋放義士 (Hundreds rally outside Department of Justice building demanding release of arrested protestors), June 27, 2019

Why Hong Kong’s protesters are turning to G-20 leaders for help
The New York Times, June 27, 2019

愛丁堡廣場數萬港人聚集反《逃犯條例》修訂 多國語言籲國際支持 (Tens of thousands gather in “Free Hong Kong, Democracy Now” rally to urge global support for Hong Kong at G20)
The Initium, June 26, 2019

“Democracy now, Free Hong Kong”: Thousands of protesters urge G20 to back anti-extradition law movement
Hong Kong Free Press, June 26, 2019

Thousands of anti-extradition law protesters descend upon Hong Kong police HQ again
Hong Kong Free Press, June 27, 2019

【再包圍警總】楊逸朗涉襲警被捕 警記錄 60 人身份證跟進 (1 arrested, 60 identified for follow-up; police clear protests outside headquarters)
The Stand News, June 27, 2019

【逃犯條例】與李家超見傳媒 盧偉聰籲勿因政治紛爭「將仇恨放在警隊上」(Commissioner of Police urges Hong Kongers not to transfer “political hatred” from government to police after officers removed from two hospitals due to “hostility” from hospital staff)
Ming Pao, June 27, 2019

Lowest rating yet for a Hong Kong leader: Popularity of Carrie Lam plunges to historic low – HKU poll
Hong Kong Free Press, June 26, 2019

Scholars and religious figures urge for investigation into anti-extradition law clashes, as Beijing decries protester “violence”
Hong Kong Free Press, June 26, 2019

Pan-democrats thwarted in last bid to stop Hong Kong government’s plan to give People’s Liberation Army a prime slice of Central waterfront
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 23:45

【逃犯條例.不斷更新】逾百人出發赴領事館請願 促G20集團峰會向習近平施壓 (Hundreds of protestors on “marathon march” visit over a dozen diplomatic missions, urging pressure on China at G20 summit)
Ming Pao, June 26, 2019

More anti-extradition protests planned in Hong Kong and Japan ahead of Osaka G20 summit
Hong Kong Free Press, June 25, 2019

Hong Kong activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20
Reuters, June 25, 2019

【曾蔭權上訴得直】曾蔭權公職失當案終極上訴得直獲撤控 (Former chief executive Donald Tsang’s convictions quashed in successful appeal to final court)
Ming Pao, June 26, 2019

Defiant Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sticking to her guns over refusal to withdraw extradition bill
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2019

Hong Kong extradition bill crisis: government’s relationship with pro-establishment camp takes a hit, as Carrie Lam accused of going it alone
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2019

不合作運動惹部分市民不滿,示威人士發起道歉行動 (Protestors stage “apology movement” to bolster support for civil disobedience disrupting government functions)
The Initium, June 25, 2019

LGBT couples in Hong Kong are treated differently by the law in nearly 100 ways, report finds
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2019

Head of Hong Kong photojournalist union resigns amid row over professional conduct and police “tip-off”
Hong Kong Free Press, June 25, 2019

UK halts sale of teargas to Hong Kong amid police brutality claims
The Guardian, June 25, 2019

Hong Kong police urge Court of Appeal to relax warrant requirement for mobile phone searches in hearing that has implications for extradition bill protesters and criminal suspects
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2019

Anti-extradition bill protesters continue pressure tactics against Hong Kong government as calls mount for independent inquiry into June 12 violence
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2019

The Hong Kong celebrities risking careers to join protests
Al Jazeera, June 25, 2019


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