Spoke to some hardcore frontline protesters aged 16, 17 & 20. They said they'd rather get shot & die than get arrested, bc you don't know what you'd face. They joked that if the police threatened to shoot (live rounds), they'd point to their foreheads & ask for them to aim there

Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

9 December 2019
China expresses willingness to respond firmly to US draft law on supporting Hong Kong protesters
US House passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (S. 1838), sending the bill directly to desk of @POTUS for his signature
Armed robbers target mainland visitors at currency exchange, make off with HK$10 million in Tsim Sha Tsui attack
Spoke to some hardcore frontline protesters aged 16, 17 & 20. They said they'd rather get shot & die than get arrested, bc you don't know what you'd face. They joked that if the police threatened to shoot (live rounds), they'd point to their foreheads & ask for them to aim there2 week ago
Spoke to some hardcore frontline protesters aged 16, 17 & 20. They said they'd rather get shot & die than get arrested, bc you don't know what you'd face. They joked that if the police threatened to shoot (live rounds), they'd point to their foreheads & ask for them to aim there
Workers are cleaning up Hong Kong's PolyU campus. Volunteers urged by China's liaison office are also helping to clear the nearby Cross-Harbour Tunnel entrance — although most take photos rather than remove debris.2 week ago
Workers are cleaning up Hong Kong's PolyU campus. Volunteers urged by China's liaison office are also helping to clear the nearby Cross-Harbour Tunnel entrance — although most take photos rather than remove debris.
According to @StandNewsHK, this 16-year-old, accompanied by Bishop Joseph Ha, surrendered himself to the police this morning (Nov 20) after staying at @HongKongPolyU for six days. He told that he is also a Catholic and that he was moved by Bishop Ha.2 week ago
According to @StandNewsHK, this 16-year-old, accompanied by Bishop Joseph Ha, surrendered himself to the police this morning (Nov 20) after staying at @HongKongPolyU for six days. He told that he is also a Catholic and that he was moved by Bishop Ha.
Hong Kong Department of Justice asks High Court to suspend ruling that anti-mask law is unconstitutional – as it scrambles to defend the legislation
PolyU president Teng Jin-guang earlier visited campus besieged by police. He said no information if police had set deadline and called his plan to let protesters leave peacefully successful. He said he was given assurance by police not to use force as long as protesters don't2 week ago
PolyU president Teng Jin-guang earlier visited campus besieged by police. He said no information if police had set deadline and called his plan to let protesters leave peacefully successful. He said he was given assurance by police not to use force as long as protesters don't
@hkpoliceforce said they arrested + registered about 1000 protesters from PolyU, including 300 under the age of 18. Police previously said they would arrest everyone aged 18 or above on rioting charges
6 people, including 2 men who climbed out of a sewage tunnel under Cheong Wan Flyover outside PolyU, were arrested at 10am this morning, for rioting and assisting criminals, after police noticed 4 people opened a lid and extended a robe into the sewage2 week ago
6 people, including 2 men who climbed out of a sewage tunnel under Cheong Wan Flyover outside PolyU, were arrested at 10am this morning, for rioting and assisting criminals, after police noticed 4 people opened a lid and extended a robe into the sewage
China has warned the US that it would retaliate if the Hong Kong democracy bill is signed into law, shortly after it was passed by the US Senate
@AFPgraphics: Map of Hong Kong locating the Polytechnic University where dozens of protesters are still barricaded2 week ago
@AFPgraphics: Map of Hong Kong locating the Polytechnic University where dozens of protesters are still barricaded
13:20: sit-in demonstration at True Light College, a girls' secondary school on Ap Lei Chau.2 week ago
13:20: sit-in demonstration at True Light College, a girls' secondary school on Ap Lei Chau.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill backing Hong Kong protesters that would require annual reviews of the city's special status under U.S. law and sanction Chinese officials who undermine its "fundamental freedoms and autonomy"
Educators held a prayer meeting in Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday. Photo: Benjamin Yuen, Kevin Cheng/United Social Press.
Marco Rubio: Today at 5:25pm EST I & my colleagues will be moving to pass the HongKong Human Rights & Democracy Act in the U.S. Senate. If no Senator objects it will pass & head over to the U.S. House & then hopefully swiftly to the President
Suddenly about a half dozen people try to flee & apprehended by a large number of police near the fence to the Cross-Harbor Tunnel2 week ago
Suddenly about a half dozen people try to flee & apprehended by a large number of police near the fence to the Cross-Harbor Tunnel
At least 7 protestors in @HongKongPolyU sneaked out to escape during lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen leading First Aider to evacuate from campus. They failed.2 week ago
At least 7 protestors in @HongKongPolyU sneaked out to escape during lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen leading First Aider to evacuate from campus. They failed.
More than 10 walked out from PolyU campus accompanied by medics, under the heavy guard by riot police. HongKongProstest  Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized2 week ago
More than 10 walked out from PolyU campus accompanied by medics, under the heavy guard by riot police. HongKongProstest Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized
Medical evacuations currently underway at PolyU. Some can walk, some cannot2 week ago
Medical evacuations currently underway at PolyU. Some can walk, some cannot
All pretty quiet at the entrance to HongKong's Polytechnic University as riot teams wait for the remaining student activists to run out of supplies and come out to be arrested. Can't be too many protestors left now.2 week ago
All pretty quiet at the entrance to HongKong's Polytechnic University as riot teams wait for the remaining student activists to run out of supplies and come out to be arrested. Can't be too many protestors left now.
2 week ago
A 26yo reporter in Hong Kong is charged with unlawful possession of ammunition for collected used tear gas canisters, tear gas grenades, sponge grenade and rubber bullet. He was denied bail and has to be in custody till next hearing on January 14
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines
Former Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho was attacked by black clad stalkers outside Tin Hau station this evening. His head and back were wounded, and he went to hospital on his own
2 week ago
A witness tells RTHK that riot police ignored people's cries for help after a "stampede" in Yau Ma Tei last night, as firefighters confirm they saw the aftermath.
Police said they found 3,900 petrol bombs in CUHK and the university found 100L of sulfuric acid and nitric acid missing. "How many are 3,900 petrol bombs If you throw one every 10 seconds, it will take you 11 hours to throw them all out." Police PR head Kwok Ka-chuen said
HongKong legislator Ted Hui told reporters that protestors and students who're still at PolyU campus said they are not involved in any illegal activists but worried about Hong Kong Police brutality, they will leave the campus in peace accompanied by Hui.2 week ago
HongKong legislator Ted Hui told reporters that protestors and students who're still at PolyU campus said they are not involved in any illegal activists but worried about Hong Kong Police brutality, they will leave the campus in peace accompanied by Hui.
49 senators cosponsored the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act - including ⁦@senatemajldr⁩
2 week ago
Among all the arrests made near PolyU included a Japanese tourist in his 20s, who has been taken away by police on Sunday, the Japanese consulate confirmed
HKPolice seen carrying an MP5 and an M16 in Central where office workers are protesting during their lunch break.
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