The march, on Sunday, was to challenge the anti-mask law and abuse of power by police. It will likely take place anyway. In recent weeks, the Front has organised rallies that drew millions of people. Flashmobs have occurred at lunchtime today.
He was brought to a staircase, his face slammed against a wall, his arms and legs hit with batons although he continued to shout that he was part of a TV crew. Eventually he was taken to a hospital after two hours. The Indonesian journalist who lost an eye will file a complaint against the police.
Many Tibetan refugees in Nepal have demonstrated against the visit of the Chinese president. Beijing's wrath against Ted Cruz, who praises the Hong Kong anti-extradition movement. For China, Cruz’s words are "blatant lies" and "nonsense". The military intervention in Hong Kong "is always possible".
There are 750 young people, 104 of whom are under 16 years old. The government has also released data on the destruction carried out by radical groups on the streets and in the Hong Kong subway. Xinhua lays the blame at the failure of the Hong Kong education system.
On Taiwan's national day, which marks the 108th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, the president calls on the island’s people to reject the model that has brought Hong Kong "to the verge of chaos". For her, China's rise has occurred through a “combination of authoritarianism, nationalism, and economic might.”
EU does not downplay the risk associated with the use of 5G hardware, but has so far ruled out an outright ban on Huawei, the main supplier of this technology. Experts: China’s legal framework is the real problem, not technological issues. Chinese tech companies are legally compelled to cooperate with their country’s intelligence services.
Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor: The use of the cane can be fatal. Last weekend, 240 people were detained; 77 were arrested; 24 were taken to the hospital. Law enforcement officials accused of slipping Hong Kong into a "police state" and are branded a "dictatorship tool". An appeal by 200 firefighters against police violence.
Those affected by the restrictions include Xinjiang party secretary Chen Quanguo, responsible for the detention of over one million Uyghurs and Kazakhs. Trade with public security offices and various Chinese companies that collaborate in surveillance, detention and repression of Muslims in Xinjiang is forbidden.
Young people organise sit-ins in solidarity with schoolmates arrested for wearing masks in public. Education Bureau asks principals to reveal how many young people wear masks but some resist request. Police remove memorial honouring people who are thought to have died at the Prince Edward station.
The famous cartoons were censored because they compared President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh and for sarcastically recounting the existing repression in the country's forced labor camps. The Houston Rockets coach expresses support for Hong Kong protests and NBA matches are censored, despite an official apology.
The goal is to raise pigs weighing up to 500 kg. The average weight of a pig is 100-110 kg. It is estimated that this year there will be a shortage of about 10 million tonnes of pork.
Tens of thousands have challenged the government's ban. Vandalized shops and branches of banks linked to China. A 12-year-old girl is also arrested. The police enter two universities without the permission of those responsible. The People’s Liberation Army uses police signs.
Yesterday, a plainclothes policeman shot a 14-year-old boy in the leg in Yuen Long. Radical protest groups attacked metro stations. Chinese banks and businesses that support the government have been attacked. Carrie Lam calls on the population to support the government and condemn violence. For Beijing, the anti-mask law is "absolutely necessary".
Chief Executive Carrie Lam wants to implement the regulation claiming she is worried about the "dangerous position" in which "young people" find themselves. Anyone wearing a mask in public could get up to a year in prison and a HK,000 fine. Law enforcement will continue to wear masks because they can be "easily identified". For the Civic Human Rights Front, instead of regaining people's trust, the government is increasingly “pushing Hong Kong into the abyss".
The chancellor of the diocese criticizes the projection of political symbols onto the monument, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. Flag raising ceremony and national anthem sun in churches and temples across China. Bishops and priests like state officials.