Hong Kong Update

Terry Glavin: ‘We are losing’: While world battles COVID-19, China crushes Hong Kong

Hong Kong arrests and Taiwan flybys: China advances its interests during Covid-19 crisis

Beijing has drawn accusations it is using the distraction of the coronavirus pandemic to advance regional interests. Here are some examples

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/26/hong-kong-arrests-and-taiwan-flybys-chinas-advances-its-interests-during-covid-19-crisis

Police break up pro-democracy singing protest at mall in Hong Kong

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/coronavirus/2020/04/26/Police-break-up-pro-democracy-singing-protest-at-mall-in-Hong-KongPolice-break-up-pro.html

Beijing’s effort to bring Hong Kong to heel reaches new levels of Orwellian brazenness

Hong Kong’s Judiciary Lose Their Nerve

Three cases present a disturbing precedent

https://www.asiasentinel.com/p/hong-kongs-judiciary-lose-their-nerve

Hong Kong judge barred from anti-government protest cases after Cultural Revolution remark about demonstrators, sympathising with Lennon Wall knifeman

  • Judiciary censures District Judge Kwok Wai-kin over his remarks when jailing a tour guide for stabbing three people at a Lennon Wall
  • Kwok likened anti-government protesters to terrorist army and will no longer preside over cases relating to the demonstrations

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-and-crime/article/3081815/hong-kong-judge-barred-anti-government-protest-cases

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