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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 00:29

Three nights of tear gas-free protests as Hong Kong’s anti-government movement gives peace a chance
South China Morning Post, August 19, 2019

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Hong Kong’s dilemma: Fight or resist peacefully
The Guardian, August 18, 2019

Hong Kong: Three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests
The Guardian, August 17, 2019

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香港再现大规模“反送中”集会,民阵称不满港警“中国式镇压” (Hong Kong holds another mass rally against the extradition bill, express dissatisfaction with China’s suppression and with the Hong Kong police)
BBC, August 18, 2019

Organisers say 1.7 million joined Hong Kong pro-democracy rally against police use of force, as protesters reiterate 5 demands
Hong Kong Free Press, August 18, 2019

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests
Reuters, August 17, 2019

Thousands rally at Chater Garden in Hong Kong, call on UK and US to take action
Channel NewsAsia, August 16, 2019

Several intercepted and refused entry to Hong Kong through border points as groups of men arrive from mainland China, government source says
South China Morning Post, August 18, 2019

香港民调95%支持独立调查委员会底线 周日民阵维园“流水式”集会 (Online opinion poll shows that 95% support protesters’ demands for independent investigation)
Radio France Internationale, August 17, 2019

Hong Kong police: We don’t need Beijing’s help
BBC, August 17, 2019

Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing breaks silence on crisis: love good, violence bad
Hong Kong Free Press, August 16, 2019

Cathay CEO quits after airline caught in Hong Kong protests
Bloomberg, August 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 01:49

Blindsided: Why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?
South China Morning Post, August 16, 2019

It’s not the economy, stupid: Hong Kong lawmakers and laymen say goodies won’t cool political heat or desire to protest
South China Morning Post, August 16, 2019

卧底阴霾下的抗争:示威者见招拆招?(Protesters tell account of suspected undercover police at airport)
Deutsche Welle, August 15, 2019

Existing Hong Kong law can put end to crisis, Beijing’s legal advisers say
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2019

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Hong Kong protests: Envoy says China has “power to quell unrest”
The Guardian, August 15, 2019

Police ban marches as Hong Kong readies for 11th weekend of mass anti-government protests
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2019

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Hong Kong police say 748 arrested during summer’s anti-gov’t protests, as weekend demos banned again
Hong Kong Free Press, August 16, 2019

Hong Kong police watchdog says force turned down requests for information on handling of anti-government protests
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2019

“Disgusted” Hong Kong civil servants warn of strike in second petition to government over handling of protests
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2019

Jailed Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader Benny Tai released on bail pending appeal
Hong Kong Free Press, August 15, 2019

Arrested protesters accuse police of ill-treatment in detention and denial of access to lawyers
Hong Kong Free Press, August 15, 2019

What are Beijing’s best options for ending Hong Kong protests?
The Christian Science Monitor, August 15, 2019

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Hong Kong response “won't repeat” Tiananmen: Chinese state media
Agence France-Presse, August 16, 2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 01:35

日本向香港發出旅遊警示 香港回歸以來首次 (Japan issues travel warning for Hong Kong for first time since handover)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 15, 2019

“Risks still too big” for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest
South China Morning Post, August 15, 2019

“Frightened, angry and exhausted”: Hong Kong protesters apologise for airport violence
The Guardian, August 14, 2019

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香港机场示威者就冲突事件致歉 (Hong Kong airport demonstrators apologize for conflict)
Voice of America, August 15, 2019

Extradition bill crisis: How the Hong Kong government had the “perfect” listening mechanisms, but turned a deaf ear to public sentiment
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters gather outside Sham Shui Po station, pointing laser beams and chanting “black cops” and “return the eye”
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong pair go to High Court to challenge need for anti-government protesters to ask police permission before demonstrating
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong watchdog urges mainland Chinese reporters to show credentials clearly, after journalist accosted
Hong Kong Free Press, August 14, 2019

300多屯院醫護實名聯署 譴責警方鬧市開槍草菅人命 (Over 300 medical professionals sign names to open letter condemning police use of weapons in populated areas)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 14, 2019

Young, educated and furious: A survey of Hong Kong’s protesters
Agence France-Presse, August 14, 2019

“Retake Hong Kong”: A movement, a slogan and an identity crisis
The New York Times, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 05:26

Court order bans protests at Hong Kong airport, apart from designated areas, as airlines in recovery mode after demonstration chaos
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport after clashes between protesters and police
The Guardian, August 14, 2019

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Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report
The Guardian, August 13, 2019

《環時》記者機場被圍遇襲 總編引述記者現場稱:我支持香港警察,你們可以打我了(Global Times journalist attacked by protesters: “I support Hong Kong police, you can hit me”)
Stand News, August 14, 2019

【機場集會】被質疑是公安 男子遭包圍數小時 警到場後起衝突 被毆警曾拔槍 (Police officer pulls out revolver as protesters gang up on him to save fellow protester from arrest)
Stand News, August 14, 2019

民陣星期日總動員「和理非」再遊行 岑子杰:今日不是政見分歧,是良知問題 (Civil Human Rights Front calls peaceful march on August 18: “Not a matter of political differences, but a matter of conscience”)
Inmediahk.net, August 13, 2019

Carrie Lam’s PR chief pays price for Hong Kong leader’s plummeting reputation amid anti-government protests
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Hong Kong protests: As police and protesters change tactics, is more violence inevitable?
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2019

China flaunts military muscle as it seeks to quell Hong Kong's “colour revolution”
The Guardian, August 13, 2019

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Beijing unlikely to intervene in Hong Kong but police under pressure to end protests, analysts say
South China Morning Post, August 14, 2019

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a “catastrophe,” Patten says
Reuters, August 13, 2019

More than 1,000 health care staff stage sit-in to condemn “excessive use of force” by Hong Kong police on anti-government protesters
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2019

香港困局:极端立场下,抗议者与中共难和解
Protests put Hong Kong on collision course with China’s Communist Party
The New York Times, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 17:20

“Something extraordinarily bad is about to happen”: Huge Chinese military build-up filmed on Hong Kong border amid airport clashes
Independent, August 13, 2019

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China moving troops to Hong Kong border, Donald Trump claims, citing US intelligence
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2019

U.N. urges Hong Kong to use restraint, investigate excessive force against protesters
Reuters, August 13, 2019

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Press briefing note on Hong Kong, China
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, August 13, 2019

China hits back at UN rights boss over Hong Kong remarks
Channel News Asia, August 13, 2019

Clashes erupt at Hong Kong airport as flights disrupted
Al Jazeera, August 13, 2019

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Protesters force Hong Kong airport to cancel departing flights
Bloomberg, August 13, 2019

Thousands of Black-Shirted Protesters Bring Hong Kong Airport to a Standstill
Radio Free Asia, August 13, 2019

Hong Kong Airport, a city’s symbol of pride, is now its hub of unrest
The New York Times, August 13, 2019

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Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police
USA Today, August 13, 2019

Cathay manager Swire vows support for China; shares plumb 10-year lows
Reuters, August 13, 2019

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Cathay Pacific’s majority shareholder pressed into condemning “violent” Hong Kong protests
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2019

Cathay warns staff as it hits heavy China turbulence
The Standard, August 13, 2019

Hong Kong police show off water cannon (video)
Bloomberg News, August 13, 2019

Protester may lose right eye
The Standard, August 13, 2019

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記者圍攻質疑警暴 林鄭月娥:圖片有好多款 祝傷眼少女早日康復 籲報案調查 (Carrie Lam urges protester who was shot in the eye by bean bag round to report to police to commence investigation on what happened)
Stand News, August 13, 2019

Police to probe woman's eye injury
The Standard, August 13, 2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam defends police, criticises protests, dodges question over ‘autonomy’ of decision-making
Hong Kong Free Press, August 13, 2019

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Carrie Lam faces onslaught at combative press conference
Agence France-Presse, August 13, 2019

Chinese state media ups ante over Hong Kong “mobsters”
Agence France-Presse, August 13, 2019

Undercover cops in radical ranks
The Standard, August 13, 2019

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Hong Kong police admit “disguising” themselves in protests
Channel News Asia, August 13, 2019

In photos: Hong Kong airport protests turn violent after standoff over suspected undercover officer
Channel News Asia, August 13, 2019

What do the Hong Kong protesters want?
The Guardian, August 13, 2019

"Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a “catastrophe,” says ex-governor Chris Patten
Agence-France Press, August 13, 2019

UK should give British nationality to Hong Kong citizens, Tugendhat says
The Guardian, August 13, 2019

Hong Kong protests on agenda in London talks between Boris Johnson and John Bolton
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2019

Chinese pop star Lay Zhang Yixing calls off Hong Kong concert over security fears
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2019

Hong Kong NGO alliance calls for peaceful march on Sunday against police use of force, as medics stage sit-in
Hong Kong Free Press, August 13, 2019

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Medical professionals hold silent rallies in 13 hospitals to denounce police violence and government’s refusal to listen to society)
Stand News, August 13, 2019

Funds for “brutality” ads swiftly pile up
The Standard, August 13, 2019

Hong Kong leader says rule of law being damaged, city's recovery will take long time
Reuters, August 12, 2019

Canada's Trudeau extremely concerned about Hong Kong, urges China to be careful
Reuters, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong’s next crisis may be economic as protest fallout grows
Bloomberg News, August 12, 2019

【第三次民間記者會】譴責 8.11 警方武力 斥釀「人道災難」 涉酷刑罪 (August 11 Citizens’ Press Conference on Police Brutality: The police has created a humanitarian crisis)
Stand News, August 12, 2019

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警方使用催淚彈橡膠子彈屢違國際準則 強硬手挑起敵對情緒 (Amnesty International: Police’s use of tear gas and rubber bullets violates international standards and is inciting hostility)
Stand News, August 12, 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 15:04

Video: Hong Kong police make bloody arrest, assisted by officers suspected to be undercover as protesters
Hong Kong Free Press, August 12, 2019

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銅鑼灣有穿黑衣男子協助警方拘捕示威者 警方暫未回覆 (Police disguised as protesters arrest bloodied protesters, refuse to show identification when questioned by journalists)
TVB News, August 11, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Men disguised as demonstrators help police make arrests
Independent, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong protests: brutal undercover police tactics spark outcry
The Guardian, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong police unveil water cannon trucks after new protests
Agence France-Presse, August 12, 2019

市民號召「警察還眼」集會 籲塞爆機場為女傷者「討回雙眼」(“An eye for an eye”: Hong Kongers to occupy airport after female protester was shot in eye by bean bag rounds)
Stand News, August 12, 2019

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Protesters call for mass Hong Kong airport demonstration after woman shot in eye during extradition bill unrest in Tsim Sha Tsui
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong airport cancels Monday flights amid sit-in protest
Al Jazeera, August 12, 2019

Closure of Hong Kong airport shines fresh light on protest movement
The Guardian, August 12, 2019

How a fourth day of protests at Hong Kong's airport crippled flights
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2019

港警強力清場致血腥場面:胡椒球槍掃射示威者,港鐵內發射催淚彈,女示威者右眼中布袋彈重傷 (Timeline of forceful dispersal resulting in bloodshed: Tear gas, pepper ball and rubber bullets in MTR stations; protester has eye ruptured by bean bag rounds)
The Initium, August 11, 2019

Hong Kong police shoot projectiles at close range in Tai Koo, as protester suffers ruptured eye in TST
Hong Kong Free Press, August 12, 2019

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Hong Kong: Police should exercise restraint to avoid escalating violence
Amnesty International, August 12, 2019

香港警民衝突燒進地鐵站:港警於葵芳、太古地鐵站內射催淚彈、濃煙瀰漫 (Tear gas and rubber bullets in MTR stations in Kwai Fong and Tai Koo as riot-squad chase protesters)
The News Lens, August 12, 2019

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Police fire teargas into Hong Kong subway station – video
The Guardian, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong convulsed by protest as police fire tear gas into subway
The New York Times, August 11, 2019

荃灣二陂坊衝突 防暴警搜車未拘白衣人 (White-shirted gangs attack again in Tsuen Wan, no arrests made as police leave the scene to search citizens’ vehicles for protest gear)
Ming Pao, August 12, 2019

【8.12】東區醫院逾 200 醫護 戴頭盔、右眼裹紗布集會 抗議警察暴力 (Doctors and nurses rally in hospital wearing helmets and eyepatches to protest police violence)
Stand News, August 12, 2019

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一群盼望守護香港的醫療人員:將無限期罷工 (Group of medical professionals calls for indefinite strike in response to police brutality)
Inmediahk.net, August 12, 2019

【8.11 被捕者】多人遭移送文錦渡新屋嶺扣留 律師投訴被阻晤當事人 警方掛斷電話 (Lawyers denied meeting with arrested protesters for several hours, police hang up phone when lawyers demand meeting with duty officer)
Stand News, August 12, 2019

國泰內部電郵 警告員工不得支持或參與機場「違法示威」 否則或被解僱 (Cathay Pacific issues internal staff email warning support or participation in “illegal protests” could cause dismissal)
Stand News, August 12, 2019

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Cathay Pacific to comply with China’s “safety” rules over Hong Kong protests
Agence France-Presse, August 11, 2019

Cathay Pacific, icon of Hong Kong’s rise, now reflects China’s grip
The New York Times, August 11, 2019

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests
Reuters, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong protesters increasingly sympathise with radical action, survey finds, after months of anti-government unrest
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2019

Young, educated and middle class: first field study of Hong Kong protesters reveals demographic trends
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2019

Hong Kong protests take toll on city’s tourism workers as earnings slump 74 per cent on average over past two months
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2019

【多圖】機場萬人集會 市民辦展覽展抗爭文宣 (Protesters holds weekend-long rally in Hong Kong International Airport to urge solidarity from foreigners)
Stand News, August 11, 2019

Hong Kong protesters turn airport into art workshop
Al Jazeera, August 10, 2019

“P is for protest”: Hong Kong families take to the streets in pro-democracy rally
Agence France-Presse, August 10, 2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive rules out concessions to pro-democracy demonstrators
RFI, August 9, 2019

Beijing’s loyalists from Fujian province vow to beat up anti-extradition protesters in Hong Kong
Global Voices, August 9, 2019

Hong Kong delegation invited by UK to attend arms fair in London
The Guardian, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 00:04

Two months on and nearly 2,000 rounds of tear gas later, what do Hong Kong’s extradition bill protesters really want?
South China Morning Post, August 9, 2019

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Pro-Beijing group lists its demands
The Standard, August 9, 2019

Hong Kong’s summer of rage now a war of attrition
Agence France-Presse, August 8, 2019

Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests
Reuters, August 9, 2019

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Protesters plan to swarm Hong Kong’s airport, a symbol of efficiency
The New York Times, August 8, 2019

In Hong Kong, almost everyone, everywhere—including pets—is getting tear gassed
Quartz, August 9, 2019

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警拒回應有否使用過期催淚彈 指武力實測無必要 (At press conference, police refuse to answer questions on use of expired tear gas)
Inmediahk.net, August 9, 2019

鄺葆賢等研記者吸催淚氣後症狀 逾 95 % 現久咳、咳血等呼吸系統症狀 728 比 612 清場嚴重 (Medical research reveals frontline journalists show increasingly severe symptoms after exposure to tear gas, despite improving gear)
Stand News, August 9, 2019

大律師石書銘批警濫權嚴重 指增保釋金額及條件製白色恐怖 (Increasingly harsh bail amount, conditions spread chilling effect among protesters, says barrister)
Inmediahk.net, August 9, 2019

The unlikely American target of China’s conspiracy theories on Hong Kong
The New York Times, August 8, 2019

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US calls Beijing a “thuggish regime” for “harassing” American diplomat over Hong Kong meeting with Joshua Wong
South China Morning Post, August 9, 2019

【逃犯條例】視障人士中環默站 控訴政府漠視訴求 (Visually impaired citizens hold silent stand in Central, criticizing government for “turning a blind eye” to protesters’ demands)
HK01, August 8, 2019

Jailed Hong Kong democracy leader Benny Tai sent to solitary confinement over strike action
Hong Kong Free Press, August 8, 2019

Catholics march to call for cooling-off period amid Hong Kong’s political unrest
South China Morning Post, August 8, 2019

Hong Kong police release student leader, who goes straight to hospital
Radio Free Asia, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 00:53

拒譴責警方 拒赴警總投訴 錢大康:譴責有咩益處?  浸大學生會發動「罷 Reg」(Baptist University student union, student societies suspend Registration Day procedures for new students, as headmaster refuses to condemn police over arrest of union president)
Stand News, August 8, 2019

Journalists’ union condemns attack on Hong Kong TV station vehicle by protesters during clashes at Wong Tai Sin
South China Morning Post, August 7, 2019

Chinese official calls turmoil in Hong Kong worst since 1997 handover
The New York Times, August 7, 2019

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消息稱張曉明指本港示威似顏色革命 現不宜獨立調查 (Liaison Office says not suitable to establish independent commission of inquiry, protests have characteristics of color revolution)
Radio Television Hong Kong, August 7, 2019

Hong Kong’s justice department denies prosecution of protesters is politically motivated; 3,000 legal professionals take part in second silent march
South China Morning Post, August 7, 2019

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Hong Kong's lawyers march against “political prosecutions”
The Guardian, August 7, 2019

一群政府律師:作為法治守護者一員,必須為良知、為公義發聲 (Government counsels issue joint public letter criticizing “rule by law”: “As one of the guardians of rule of law, we must speak out for conscience and justice”)
Stand News, August 7, 2019

Laser pointers are in the spotlight in Hong Kong’s protests and selling briskly. But are they “offensive weapons” and can you be arrested for carrying one?
South China Morning Post, August 8, 2019

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Hongkongers create own harbourfront light show after activist arrested over laser pointer “offensive weapon”
Hong Kong Free Press, August 7, 2019

警記者會用「鐳射槍」證物示範燒燶紙 否認妨礙司法公正 (Police criticized for perverting the course of justice by doing public “laser experiment” using evidence without forensic report)
Inmediahk.net, August 7, 2019

“Prepared to die”: Hong Kong protesters embrace hard-core tactics, challenge Beijing
Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2019

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

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

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

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