26 July 2021
7 month ago
Ex-HongKong governor Chris Patten said the jailing of the trio ".all of them campaigners for the rule of law and democracy in Hong Kong - is another grim example of China's determination to put Hong Kong in handcuffs."
Nabila Massrali, Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy of the EU said the sentencing "is another sign of shrinking space for pro-democracy voices in HongKong. Exercise of fundamental freedoms, including peaceful assembly, must be ensured
HongKong's gov't said it was absurd to demand the release of the trio: Human rights & freedom in Hong Kong, including freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, are fully protected by the Basic Law. However, such freedoms are not absolute, a statement on Wed night read7 month ago
HongKong's gov't said it was "absurd" to demand the release of the trio: "Human rights & freedom in Hong Kong, including freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, are fully protected by the Basic Law. However, such freedoms are not absolute," a statement on Wed night read
China: Confirmation: Shenzhen reported a newly confirmed COVID19 case on Tuesday. Patient is close contact of a previously confirmed case, a truck driver from Hong Kong7 month ago
China: Confirmation: Shenzhen reported a newly confirmed COVID19 case on Tuesday. Patient is close contact of a previously confirmed case, a truck driver from Hong Kong
China: On the evening of December 2, a case of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia was confirmed in Sungang Village, Luohu District, Shenzhen. According to information from the Propaganda Department of the Luohu District Party Committee in Shenzhen. Hong Kong driver7 month ago
China: On the evening of December 2, a case of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia was confirmed in Sungang Village, Luohu District, Shenzhen. According to information from the Propaganda Department of the Luohu District Party Committee in Shenzhen. Hong Kong driver
China: NextDigital and AppleDaily founder Jimmy Lai and two of his business executives have been charged with fraud. They are expected to be held overnight and will appear in Hong Kong court tomorrow.
'It's not the end': Protesters, politicians and NGOs react as Hong Kong court jails pro-democracy trio7 month ago
'It's not the end': Protesters, politicians and NGOs react as Hong Kong court jails pro-democracy trio
Supporters of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam shout and waved at Correctional Services vehicles which are likely to be used to transport the now-jailed pro-democracy trio.7 month ago
Supporters of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam shout and waved at Correctional Services vehicles which are likely to be used to transport the now-jailed pro-democracy trio.
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Covid-19: Fines upped to HK$10k and free vaccines, as Hong Kong sees 103 cases on Wed
Crowds are gathered outside court after pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were jailed over a 2019 demo7 month ago
Crowds are gathered outside court after pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were jailed over a 2019 demo
HongKong is reporting over 100 new cases of covid197 month ago
HongKong is reporting over 100 new cases of covid19
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As he was led away, @joshuawongcf shouted: "The days ahead will be tough but we will hang in there
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Magistrate Lily Wong said the trio had been "premediated" in inciting others to take part in, or continue to take part in, the assembly. She said their inciting acts posed a threat to personal safety to people at the scene and caused serious disruption to traffic
U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn on the @JoshuaWongCF sentencing: "I treasure our past conversations and will continue to work to support his message of democratic freedom. Keep the faith, Joshua, you are truly an inspiration to rebels everywhere
As supporters called for leniency, some held banned urging the court to impose a heavy sentence on the trio, whom they described as serious offenders who harmed Hong Kong7 month ago
As supporters called for leniency, some held banned urging the court to impose a heavy sentence on the trio, whom they described as "serious offenders" who "harmed" Hong Kong
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.⁦@joshuawongcf⁩ sentenced to 13.5 months in prison while ⁦⁦@chowtingagnes⁩ receives 10 months and Ivan Lam seven months over 21 June 2019 demo outside police HQ. This will be the third time Wong, 24, has been imprisoned for his activism
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Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow & Ivan Lam jailed over 2019 'unauthorised assembly'
'Cages cannot lock up souls': Activist Joshua Wong leads young Hong Kong trio facing jail7 month ago
'Cages cannot lock up souls': Activist Joshua Wong leads young Hong Kong trio facing jail
Small crowds are gathered outside court ahead of the sentencing of activists @joshuawongcf, @chowtingagnes and Ivan Lam. The trio face jail time over an unauthorised demo last year7 month ago
Small crowds are gathered outside court ahead of the sentencing of activists @joshuawongcf, @chowtingagnes and Ivan Lam. The trio face jail time over an unauthorised demo last year
Keith Fong Chung-yin, 22, who heads Baptist University's student union, was arrested on Wed for targeting HongKong police officers with laser pointers and hindering law enforcement in last year's anti-govt protests. His case will be brought to court on December 87 month ago
Keith Fong Chung-yin, 22, who heads Baptist University's student union, was arrested on Wed for targeting HongKong police officers with laser pointers and hindering law enforcement in last year's anti-govt protests. His case will be brought to court on December 8
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Democrat hits back as Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says 'no regrets' over handling of 2019 protests
154 Parliamentarians in 18 countries have urged leader Carrie Lam to intervene in the cases of 12 Hongkongers detained in China.  Signatories include US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel & UK Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Tom Tugendhat7 month ago
154 Parliamentarians in 18 countries have urged leader Carrie Lam to intervene in the cases of 12 Hongkongers detained in China. Signatories include US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel & UK Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Tom Tugendhat
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I-Cable's China reporters resign in protest after 40 colleagues sacked
7 month ago
HongKong and Singapore have decided to postpone launch of "air travel bubble" beyond 2020 due to COVID19 resurgence. The two had agreed in mid-Oct to revive cross-border air travel, allowing certain travellers not to be subject to any quarantine control measures
7 month ago
There were 83 confirmed cases in Hong Kong and 23 cases were of unknown origin. Many cases of Songshan Seafood Pot Sheep on Shanlin Road in Tsim Sha Tsui were confirmed, and visitors are required to be tested. A site in Phase 9 of LOHAS Park involves 3 confirmed cases and several preliminary confirmed cases. The Centre for Health Protection is following up.
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A sports complex belonging to the Hong Kong police was the target of Molotov cocktails this morning, an extremely rare attack against the police
Hong Kong official who resigned over history exam question reveals 'immense political pressure'7 month ago
Hong Kong official who resigned over history exam question reveals 'immense political pressure'
In Pictures: Hongkongers commemorate Prince Edward MTR incident despite police ban on laying flowers7 month ago
In Pictures: Hongkongers commemorate Prince Edward MTR incident despite police ban on laying flowers
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'Be water' licence plate banned by Hong Kong Transport Dep't as it 'may cause danger' to road users
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The Chief Executive said that 76 new coronavirus cases were confirmed today, and the source of nine cases is unknown. In the past seven days, an average of 87 cases were confirmed every day. Experts believe that the epidemic is showing signs of deterioration.
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