Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam postpones September election by 1 year due to pandemic, will ask China how to fill seats until then - RTHK

Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

4 August 2020
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Germany suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong: ministry
3 day ago
"We condemn the Hong Kong government's decision to postpone for one year" LegcoElection2020, says @PressSec
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam postpones September election by 1 year due to pandemic, will ask China how to fill seats until then - RTHK
Once reported per source that HK police put 6 activists overseas on wanted list of national security law, including ⁦@nathanlawkc⁩, Simon Cheng, Ray Wong, Samuel Chu, Wayne Chan and Honcques Laus
China considers postponement of elections in Hong Kong necessary
Carrie Lam to announce adjourning LegCo election in name of COVID19
Hong Kong postpones legislative election citing Covid-19
4 day ago
Chinese ambassador to UK "Since UK violated the pledge and commitment on BNO, we have to take other measures not to recognise the BNO passport as a valid travel document." Reluctant to explain implication for those seeking to leave Hong Kong, or whether they would be banned
Joshua Wong: [I was just disqualified from LegCo election, despite being the biggest winner in Hkprimaries] 1. Few minutes ago, I was just disqualified from running in the upcoming LegCo election in Hongkong, even though I got the highest vote share in the primary, with 30000+ votes obtained
Election disqualifications show 'total disregard' for Hong Kongers: activist Joshua Wong
Former Demosisto member Tiffany Yuen has also been disqualified, she announced on Facebook
TV News per source: Civic Party's @civicpartyhk Alvin Yeung @AlvinYeungnk , Dennis Kwok @cpdenniskwok , Kwok Ka-ki and Cheng Tat-hung have been DQ-ed from running for LegCo
More pro-democracy figures are banned. Civic Party's Jeremy Tam also said his party mates @AlvinYeungnk, @DrKwokKaKi, @cpdenniskwok and Cheng Tat-hung are disqualified by returning officers. @tiffanyykw and Ventus Lau are also banned
District councillor and former student leader Lester Shum has been disqualified from the Legco elections
5 day ago
Hong Kong Police Force have just started a trending hashtag HKIndependence
HK Police: Three males and one female, aged 16-21, who claimed to be students, have been arrested for breaching the #NationalSecurityLaw. They were suspected of secession by advocating #HKIndependence. Investigation is underway.
At an 11pm press briefing, Organised Crime and Triad Bureau Superintendent Steve Li said police had arrested three male students and one female student aged 16 to 21 on suspicion of inciting secession. Photo: StandNews screenshot
Tony Chung, convener of the disbanded pro-independence group Student Localism was just arrested in name of "inciting subversion of state". It is reported that State Agents are involved in the process.
Hong Kong student activist Tony Chung, who turned 19 in April, has been arrested at home by state security officers for "inciting others to carry out secession" under national security law, @studentlocalism said, referring to ex-leader. Max penalty: 10 years (Art 21)
5 day ago
Hong Kong's economy shrunk nine percent on year in the second quarter, the government said Wednesday, as the financial hub reels from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic
Carrie Lam is set to announce deferment of Hong Kong's Legislative Council election originally scheduled for Sept 6, Hong Kong media reported
Covid-19 surge: Hong Kong admits quarantine exemptions may be to blame, as city sees 106 new infections
Hong Kong says China has agreed to help it build an emergency 'Fangcang' field hospital as coronavirus cases rise
Chief Secretary announcing banning all day dine in, closing swimming pool & sports ground, tightening group gathering to max 2 ppl from 4 COVID19
Hong Kong records fourth consecutive day of 100-plus new Covid19 infections
Reports that at 2209, an elderly man who was walking with his dog told riot police on site in Yuen Long asshole black policemen. In response a riot police fired a pepper balls shot STRAIGHT to his head with less than a fist's length. The man fell to the ground immediately1 week ago
Reports that at 2209, an elderly man who was walking with his dog told riot police on site in Yuen Long "asshole black policemen". In response a riot police fired a pepper balls shot STRAIGHT to his head with less than a fist's length. The man fell to the ground immediately
Interesting to note the purple insecurity law flag replaces the yellow warning flag that is a step below the we will beat you red flag they still carry.   The purple flag is arguably an escalation from red, replacing threat of physical violence with carceral violence1 week ago
Interesting to note the purple insecurity law flag replaces the yellow warning flag that is a step below the "we will beat you" red flag they still carry. The purple flag is arguably an escalation from red, replacing threat of physical violence with carceral violence
Earlier tonight, police fired a few pepper balls on Fung Yau Street North after an object was thrown from height. The shot can be heard at the first second of the video1 week ago
Earlier tonight, police fired a few pepper balls on Fung Yau Street North after an object was thrown from height. The shot can be heard at the first second of the video
Despite the ongoing police operation in Yoho Mall, there are still people chanting protest slogans like Hong Kong independence, the only way out. This young man is holding a placard that says, don't forget 721.1 week ago
Despite the ongoing police operation in Yoho Mall, there are still people chanting protest slogans like "Hong Kong independence, the only way out." This young man is holding a placard that says, "don't forget 721."
Riot police have cordoned off parts of Yoho Mall in Yuen Long. At least 20 have been detained, though we don't know yet whether there will be arrests, or just a social distancing fine1 week ago
Riot police have cordoned off parts of Yoho Mall in Yuen Long. At least 20 have been detained, though we don't know yet whether there will be arrests, or just a social distancing fine
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