Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong arrests violate Basic Law

https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2020/04/29/2003735464

Exclusive: Hong Kong Government Again Seeks PR Firm To Rebuild International Image

Hong Kong is again seeking global PR support as the city’s beleaguered government attempts to rebuild its battered international reputation.

https://www.provokemedia.com/latest/article/exclusive-hong-kong-government-again-seeks-pr-firm-to-rebuild-international-image

Hong Kong journalist associations condemn arrest of reporters saying action impedes press freedom

  • Two Next Magazine journalists were arrested in Clear Water Bay while carrying out investigative reporting for a story related to assistant police commissioner
  • The arrests come ahead of World Press Freedom Day, which reminds governments of their duty to uphold the right to freedom of expression

https://www.scmp.com/yp/discover/news/hong-kong/article/3082256/hong-kong-journalist-associations-condemn-arrest

Business booms for ‘yellow’ firms backing Hong Kong protest movement

https://in.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-mayday/business-booms-for-yellow-firms-backing-hong-kong-protest-movement-idINKBN22D577

Hong Kong calls foreign criticism of crackdown on pro-democracy figures ‘irresponsible’

Hong Kong’s government calls allegations from the US, UK and European parliament ‘totally unfounded

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/02/hong-kong-calls-foreign-criticism-of-crackdown-on-pro-democracy-figures-irresponsible

The international community must act to protect Hong Kong’s health workers

https://www.politicshome.com/thehouse/article/the-international-community-must-act-to-protect-hong-kongs-health-workers

As COVID-19 Loses Steam, Hong Kong Protests Heat Up

Dwindling case counts, coupled with Beijing’s latest moves to consolidate control over the city, have protesters braving in-person demonstrations yet again.

https://thediplomat.com/2020/05/as-covid-19-loses-steam-hong-kong-protests-heat-up/

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