Hong Kong Update

Apple Daily obtained a report sent to Beijing by Carrie Lam on anti-epidemic work蘋果》獲密件揭林鄭向中央獻計 藉抗疫令建制選情轉危為機

Failures are blamed on the #antiELAB movement and loss of trust in the government – Striking medics are “radical #antiELAB elements taking an opportunity to make trouble”

– The pro-establishment faction are described as failing to stand with the government on anti-epidemic work due to electoral considerations – The government hopes effective handling of the epidemic will win the support of HKers and create a favourable atmosphere for the elections

https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/20200222/2N2J3KSNA2L5FVKFUU5S2QZMNQ/

Hong Kong protests: two men accused of rioting have charges withdrawn

  • Construction worker Lau Chun-hing and salesman Cheung Man-wai took part in an authorised march in Kwun Tong on August 24
  • Prosecution argued men had drawn suspicion on themselves but magistrate disagreed and also granted legal costs to both

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-and-crime/article/3051826/hong-kong-protests-two-men-accused-rioting-have

CCP Expands Control Over Items Sent to Hong Kong and Taiwan

With no trust in their government, Hongkongers have to take care of themselves in coronavirus chaos

https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3051923/no-trust-their-government-hongkongers-have-take-care-themselves

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