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'Anti-protest' law kicks in as HK marks handover

As the city marks 23 years since British rule ended, critics say the new law is "the end of Hong Kong".

hong kong - Google News
8:31pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

'Anti-protest' law kicks in as HK marks handover

As the city marks 23 years since British rule ended, critics say the new law is "the end of Hong Kong".

hong kong - BBC News
8:29pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Hong Kong marks handover anniversary under shadow of security law

Authorities impose a security blanket across the city as Chief Executive Carrie Lam defends new law.

hong kong - Google News (Canada)
8:21pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

'Eyes of the world remain on Hong Kong' says Australia, joining statement on national security law and Uyghurs

Australia joins allies in calling for an investigation of rights abuses against Uyghurs and for China to reconsider Hong Kong's national security law.

hong kong - ABC News (AU)
7:55pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Details of China's national security law for Hong Kong unveiled

Beijing says legislation is necessary after last year's protests; critics say sweeping law erodes Hong Kong's freedom.

hong kong - Google News
5:53pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

World reacts to China’s Hong Kong national security legislation

World reacts to China’s Hong Kong national security legislation

hong kong - News.com.au
2:48pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Hong Kong Activists Prepare Protests Despite 'National Security' Law

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are primed for demonstrations after the Chinese Communist Party approved its "national security" law.

hong kong - Breitbart News
2:08pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

The handover was a historic moment, but some Hongkongers in Australia say it sold out their future

With Beijing tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous territory and dissenters seeking asylum internationally, what future do Australian Hongkongers see for the city they once called home?

hong kong - Google News (Australia)
1:13pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

'Broken promise': Australian Hongkongers reflect on historic handover as Beijing enacts security law

With Beijing tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous territory and dissenters seeking asylum internationally, what future do Australian Hongkongers see for the city they once called home?

hong kong - ABC News (AU)
11:41am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Details of China's national security law for Hong Kong unveiled

Beijing says legislation is necessary after last year's protests; critics say sweeping law erodes Hong Kong's freedom.

hong kong - Google News (Canada)
11:29am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Life sentence for breaking Hong Kong security law

Critics of China's controversial new law say it effectively curtails protest and freedom of speech.

hong kong - BBC News
9:28am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Hong Kong Activists Disband With Passage of China’s National Security Law

Western governments threaten repercussions following enactment of law that overrides Hong Kong’s promised legal autonomy

hong kong - The Wall Street Journal
7:41am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Beijing passes sweeping national security law for Hong Kong | CBC News

China's parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony's way of life since it returned to Chinese rule almost exactly 23 years ago.

hong kong - CBC News
7:22am PDT - June 30th, 2020

'The end of the Hong Kong the world knew'

The laws imposed by Beijing are broader than the extradition bill that triggered city-wide protests last year.

hong kong - Google News (Australia)
12:26am PDT - June 30th, 2020

China draws international condemnation after passing new national security law for Hong Kong

The United States, European Union, Britain and Japan all criticized measures that set the stage for radical changes to the former British colony

hong kong - The Globe And Mail
9:58pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

China parliament advances Hong Kong security law as U.S. tensions rise

China's parliament approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the city and Western countries fear could erode its freedoms and jeopardise its role as a global financial hub.

hong kong - Reuters
2:07pm PDT - May 28th, 2020

China to be 'held accountable' for Hong Kong move

Larry Kudlow, US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, says China made a "huge mistake" in passing its Hong Kong national security law and will be held accountable.

hong kong - Australian Financial Review
1:49pm PDT - May 28th, 2020

Zuckerberg says US, China in global 'battle of ideas' over control of internet amid Hong Kong crackdown

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told "The Daily Briefing" Thursday that he hopes Facebook will "find a way" to keep offering its services in Hong Kong after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared this week that the city was "no longer autonomous" from China.

hong kong - Fox News
1:37pm PDT - May 28th, 2020

Trump will hold news conference on Friday on China

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will give a news conference on China on Friday, as his administration moves to pressure Beijing over its treatment of Hong Kong.

hong kong - Reuters
12:40pm PDT - May 28th, 2020

U.S. may now need to treat Hong Kong like China: White House adviser

U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Thursday that Hong Kong may now need to be treated like China when it comes to trade and other financial matters, given Beijing's move to enact a new law Washington warns would undermine the city's au…

hong kong - Reuters
11:07am PDT - May 28th, 2020

UK, U.S., Australia and Canada scold China over Hong Kong law

The United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Canada criticised China on Thursday for imposing a new security law on Hong Kong that they said would breach the 1984 Sino-British agreement on the former colony and threaten its freedoms.

hong kong - Reuters
9:52am PDT - May 28th, 2020

Presso shifts focus to clothing disinfecting for film studios amid COVID-19 concerns

The Presso team first piqued my interest in a trip to Hong Kong last summer. The startup promised a clever approach to dry cleaning that involved setting up robotic kiosks in hotel hallways. The product is aimed at traveling business people looking for a quic…

hong kong - TechCrunch
9:00am PDT - May 28th, 2020

Australia, US, UK, Canada hit back over China’s HK security law

‘Direct conflict’: Australia, UK, Canada and US express ‘deep concern’ over Chinese security law in Hong Kong

hong kong - News.com.au
7:31am PDT - May 28th, 2020

‘It's The End of Hong Kong’: The National Security Law China Just Approved Is The Protest Movement's Worst Nightmare

The vote, while expected, sparked anger and despair in Hong Kong, where many fear it marks an end to the city’s freedoms.

hong kong - Vice News
7:19am PDT - May 28th, 2020

Chinese State Media Outlet Calls Pompeo an 'Arrogant, Hysterical' Hypocrite

"U.S. politicians such as Pompeo arrogantly believe that Hong Kong's destiny is in their hands," a Global Times editorial said.

hong kong - Newsweek
7:12am PDT - May 28th, 2020

Hong Kong police fire water cannon at protesters for first time during clashes https://t.co/f0Gc4CM8oX

BK (@BKaysac)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @hopefulmyg: that moment during MAMA Hong Kong when you could see hobi’s smile slowly disappear & his words get choked up until he start…

Smay (@njooniex)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @SCMPNews: #LIVE: Police water cannons have arrived on site in Tsuen Wan. Protesters are retreating https://t.co/gVHQnkJF8l #HongKongPro

Cyuen (@Eggandwall)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @tomgrundy: Hong Kong police have defended officers’ decision to draw their guns in Tsuen Wan on Sunday, adding that it was a “natural r…

Nama (@Nama50571114)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Reuters: Anti-government demonstrators in Hong Kong tore down 'smart' lampposts over fears they could be used to collect personal data…

高野宏満 (@bookin8)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NewYorker: The protests in Hong Kong have evolved into the most sustained challenge to the Chinese Communist Party since the uprising i…

A.Lizard (@alizardx)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @joshuawongcf: Beijing Tank-man 1989 became Hong Kong Pistol-man 2019. A Hong Kong man faced up to a police revolver demanding officer n…

아카 (@hemzzi_person99)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

daniel awigra (@awigra)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @StephenEmmott: @PrisonPlanet Paul Joseph Watson joins the US-controlled MSM “Google has blocked hundreds of Chinese YouTube accounts cr…

darlingdeb ❌ (@DeborahRogan)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @michaeljohns: "Tear down this (surveillance) lamppost": https://t.co/NcLu6R20jW #StandWithHongKong #StandwithHK #HongKongProtests #Ho

Peymaneh Shafi (@peymaneh123)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @VitalistInt: Photo thread from the streets of Hong Kong, Aug 28, 2019 https://t.co/kLoJgga0cK

RT @VitalistInt: Photo thread from the streets of Hong Kong, Aug 28, 2019 https://t.co/kLoJgga0cK

ichsan (@ixsnrs)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @RL9631: Totally agree with President Trump. He’s wise to avoid comment and not provoke President Xi. We hope that protestors remain pea…

#Fedup❌ (@donyx0813)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Hong Kong government warns of great danger after weekend of violence https://t.co/KvFUWJVQZn #UK #UKBiz #England #Britain #UnitedKingdom

UK Business (@ukbizz)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: Protesters in the streets of Hong Kong march with American flags singing the national anthem—fighting against communism…

amo (@alexmrrop)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @WinnieYuen5: @RalphP75 thanks for supporting hong kong! #StandwithHK #HongKongProtests https://t.co/RuTt6u2v17

RT @WinnieYuen5: @RalphP75 thanks for supporting hong kong! #StandwithHK #HongKongProtests https://t.co/RuTt6u2v17

ys lee (@wizysl)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @TerryKalUSMC: Why is it that the Dems never call upon China to reduce it pollution of the air and water? To free it’s Muslims held in t…

Ronald W Powell (@ronspeachless)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

px (@iamtheoneja)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @austinramzy: Amazing and terrifying photo by @LamYikFei of the gun incident tonight. Frightened just looking at this https://t.co/aqpq…

Cyuen (@Eggandwall)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HongKongFP: A new cartoon by Chinese artist @Badiucao, after #HongKong protesters dismantled lampposts they feared were to be used for…

pepe (@PepeNature)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @hopefulmyg: that moment during MAMA Hong Kong when you could see hobi’s smile slowly disappear & his words get choked up until he start…

ayu #WinterBear (@kobamtaehyung)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @aiww: Hong Kong protests: dozens arrested as government warns of 'dangerous situation' | Hong Kong | The Guardian https://t.co/fPe13LWR…

Steph W (@swaridel)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Mayhem in Hong Kong as Police Fire Warning Shots, Roll Out Water Cannons https://t.co/l9KW0kTuE0

Linda Ann deplorable Italian cat lover (@LindaItalian)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MarkReckless: How could we argue in favour of democracy in Hong Kong if we let you ignore referendum, block Brexit and deny democracy i…

Cicero (@ratorrehouse)
4:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

Mango slut (@nephewdearest)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

ValenzuelaLorenzini® (@MAVLorenzini)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BrianQuinn36: The fight for freedom in Hong Kong has been really heating up. We must support & stand in solidarity with these freedom l…

(@ThaKrazyOne)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @Reuters: Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up anti-government protests in an industrial suburb after activists threw petrol bomb…

Locomotion (๑°⌓°๑) (@Megaminano)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @benFranklin2018: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers.

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RT @benFranklin2018: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/aAWgCt7Lc3

Mark Feiler (@markfeiler)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @PrisonPlanet: Hong Kong Police fired a warning shot into the air after they were attacked by protesters. https://t.co/MRfLFLGbTr

RT @PrisonPlanet: Hong Kong Police fired a warning shot into the air after they were attacked by protesters. https://t.co/MRfLFLGbTr

Bogut’spapa (@BogutSpapa)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @michaeljohns: American flags in hand, pro-democracy protesters in #HongKong chant: "Liberate Hong Kong. Revolution of our time." #St

Dep(LAURA)able Help, i NEED a KIDNEY DONATION (@OldSalz)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TheEntConnect: Wandering Oaken’s Sliding Sleighswill be a mine train style coaster and Florida’s Frozen attraction will be heading to H…

Fro Martinez (@fro21tenor)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @johncusack: God I love these people RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.…

JewishVoice4PeaceIN (@JVPIndiana)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @Tiff_FitzHenry: Video and reporting by @Jordan_Sather_ of what’s going on in Hong Kong is going absolutely viral. Climbing toward 10 mi…

Socaloverrated2 (@socaloverrated2)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

愛子 (@DevilDragonette)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

emilioelmago (@emilioelmago)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

Randon Lambert (@liljimlambert7)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @JoshuaPotash: One reason Hong Kong uses umbrellas, face masks, and lasers is to fight facial recognition. China is developing a Social…

Maggie Lansdale GO BROWNS!! (@mnlally)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

RT @Jordan_Sather_: Protestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V

Boudicca (@MaNomDeGuerre)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @DonttreadonH: @realDonaldTrump please help Hong Kong https://t.co/GhixSHqIuZ

RT @DonttreadonH: @realDonaldTrump please help Hong Kong https://t.co/GhixSHqIuZ

kw (@Awake_Nj)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @InTheNoosphere: if jesus was alive today --- he'd be in jail for protesting in Hong Kong he'd be in jail for protesting in Moscow he'd…

LeftyVegas (@LeftyVegas)
4:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019