Hong Kong Update

Why coronavirus hasn’t stopped Hong Kong’s protest movement

Governments are seizing the opportunity to grab power amid the crisis. Hong Kong offers a model for resistance.

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/why-coronavirus-hasnt-stopped-hong-kongs-protest-movement/

@HongKongPLG made submissions to the Australian Parliament, urging adoption of a ‘Magnitsky’ sanctions regime. This would improve Australia’s commitment to defending human rights, and be in line with other democratic nations worldwide.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sk1SsWsETLVmi75OMot-T8asC7m3Veit/view

Hong Kong’s 2019 protest movement explained

Protests erupted in June 2019 across Hong Kong over a now-axed extradition bill. They escalated into sometimes violent displays of dissent against police behaviour, amid calls for democracy and anger over Beijing’s encroachment.

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