Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong: five months of violence against the press

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has reconstructed a chronology of major attacks against the press in Hong Kong since demonstrations began in June.

https://rsf.org/en/news/hong-kong-five-months-violence-against-press?fbclid=IwAR3b8MSshMY_PBjoRd5mhERoA5TFvFJOisP64Hd_FC-4zheRKvlBVJfGYnw

Hong Kong protesters seek refuge in Canada

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-hong-kong-protesters-seek-refuge-in-canada/?fbclid=IwAR3dtaRdRuHhRPYJsRYOFHuVX39L7Vtq3cFhYk-IC94kKrYsfQteh93wkPA

Coronavirus is giving Beijing cover to extinguish Hong Kong’s democracy, advocates say

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-04/coronavirus-hong-kong-pro-democracy-crackdown-china/12182268

‘Too costly’: Chinese military strategist warns now is not the time to take back Taiwan by force

  • Qiao Liang, seen as a hawkish voice in China, says the focus should be on achieving ‘a good life’ for all Chinese
  • His remarks come amid rising nationalistic sentiment, with calls for Beijing to take action on the self-ruled island

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3082825/too-costly-chinese-military-strategist-warns-now-not-time-take

Silencing Hong Kong’s national anthem protests will deepen fear, not love, of China

https://qz.com/1541104/silencing-hong-kongs-national-anthem-protests-will-deepen-fear-not-love-of-china/

Lord Alton: UK must impose sanctions on Hong Kong officials for human rights violations

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