Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

4 August 2020
1 month ago
@foreignoffice summoned Chinese ambassador @AmbLiuXiaoMing to meet @SMcDonaldFCO today over Hong Kong security law. Top mandarin relayed UK's "deep concern" & said China is deemed in breach of UK-China Joint Declaration for only 2nd time since it was signed in 1984
"We continue to push President Trump to hold Chinese officials accountable," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi making a rare appearance in a committee hearing today, examining the implications of China's national security law in Hong Kong
1 month ago
Canadian government warns citizens they may face increased risk of arbitrary detention in Hong Kong and possible extradition to mainland China after legislation
1 month ago
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab: 'We welcome BNOs to come to this country. we've got a specific historic responsibility to them. There won't be any quota.'
Police fired number of Pepperball rounds outside Time Square1 month ago
Police fired number of Pepperball rounds outside Time Square
Hong Kong police tactical unit officers enter Times Square
1 month ago
Boris Johnson just confirmed nearly 3 million British National (Overseas) passport holders in Hong Kong can resettle in the UK
1 month ago
DominicRaab says China's imposition of national security law on Hong Kong is a "clear & serious violation" of British-China Joint Declaration. "It constitutes a clear violation of the autonomy of Hong Kong, & a direct threat to the freedoms of its people", he says
Protesters break off bricks from the sidewalk on Hennessy Road and throw them onto the road1 month ago
Protesters break off bricks from the sidewalk on Hennessy Road and throw them onto the road
The footage has gone viral on Telegram. A person who appears to be a videographer is shot by police water cannon at a close distance and severely hit the ground. Luckily, he has his helmet on. And it helps absorb the shock. HongKongProtests1 month ago
The footage has gone viral on Telegram. A person who appears to be a videographer is shot by police water cannon at a close distance and severely hit the ground. Luckily, he has his helmet on. And it helps absorb the shock. HongKongProtests
Police water canon maliciously targets reporter on Hennessy Road1 month ago
Police water canon maliciously targets reporter on Hennessy Road
Outside Times Square, several protesters can be seen waving independence flags. Hundreds chant One Nation, One Hong Kong, Fight for freedom, stand with HongKong and 民族自強香港獨立1 month ago
Outside Times Square, several protesters can be seen waving independence flags. Hundreds chant "One Nation, One Hong Kong", "Fight for freedom, stand with HongKong" and "民族自強香港獨立"
Happening now: HongKong Police fire tear gas to disperse protestors as NationalSecurityLaw takes effect1 month ago
Happening now: HongKong Police fire tear gas to disperse protestors as NationalSecurityLaw takes effect
Protesters continue to fill the streets with posters in support of the five demands of last year's anti-extradition bill movement, against the National Security Law, and now-outlawed independence advocacy.  Photo: May James1 month ago
Protesters continue to fill the streets with posters in support of the "five demands" of last year's anti-extradition bill movement, against the National Security Law, and now-outlawed independence advocacy. Photo: May James
HK Police arrested a man driving a motor scooter recklessly & waving a Liberate Hong Kong flag, charged with driving & National Security Law offences. Unclear whether police are suggesting waving the flag in itself constitutes a breach of the NSL1 month ago
HK Police arrested a man driving a motor scooter recklessly & waving a "Liberate Hong Kong" flag, charged with driving & National Security Law offences. Unclear whether police are suggesting waving the flag in itself constitutes a breach of the NSL
1 month ago
Hong Kong Police: Over 180 have been arrested for participating in unauthorised assemblies, disorderly conduct, possession of offensive weapon and other related offences, including 7 for suspectedly violating National Security Law. Arrest action is underway
Hong Kong police say an officer was stabbed1 month ago
Hong Kong police say an officer was stabbed
Hennessy Road occupied by dozens of police vehicles1 month ago
Hennessy Road occupied by dozens of police vehicles
A loud bang was heard in shopping district Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. One person is cared by a medic while a cakeshop nearby has been vandalized.1 month ago
A loud bang was heard in shopping district Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. One person is cared by a medic while a cakeshop nearby has been vandalized.
Tear gas has been fired on Percival Street, Causeway Bay at around 5:15pm. Photo: HKFP.1 month ago
Tear gas has been fired on Percival Street, Causeway Bay at around 5:15pm. Photo: HKFP.
Police fired water cannon at journalists in Wanchai late Wednesday afternoon, with RTHK footage showing a reporter being thrown several metres after being hit with a blast.  Photo: Kero/USP1 month ago
Police fired water cannon at journalists in Wanchai late Wednesday afternoon, with RTHK footage showing a reporter being thrown several metres after being hit with a blast. Photo: Kero/USP
At least nine police vehicles outside Sogo, Causeway Bay1 month ago
At least nine police vehicles outside Sogo, Causeway Bay
Hong Kong independence the only way out a slogan considered violating the national security law by police is chanted by defiant protesters in Wan Chai1 month ago
"Hong Kong independence the only way out" a slogan considered violating the national security law by police is chanted by defiant protesters in Wan Chai
The crowd erupted in cheers earlier when a banner, which celebrates the imposition of the national security law, was pulled down from the bridge1 month ago
The crowd erupted in cheers earlier when a banner, which celebrates the imposition of the national security law, was pulled down from the bridge
Scene around Percival Street now1 month ago
Scene around Percival Street now
Police trying to disperse crowd as Glory to Hong Kong plays and people shout defiance1 month ago
Police trying to disperse crowd as Glory to Hong Kong plays and people shout defiance
The police special tactical squad - the raptors - were deployed on Canal Road, and pushed journalists back from their cordon line.  hongkong nationalsecuritylaw1 month ago
The police special tactical squad - the "raptors" - were deployed on Canal Road, and pushed journalists back from their cordon line. hongkong nationalsecuritylaw
Police whipped out a new purple flag at Causeway Bay today. Warns of arrest under national security law for chanting slogans or displaying banners related to secession of subversion. Two arrested under NSL so far. HongKong1 month ago
Police whipped out a new purple flag at Causeway Bay today. Warns of arrest under national security law for chanting slogans or displaying banners related to secession of subversion. Two arrested under NSL so far. HongKong
Thousands of people marching along Wan Chai Road1 month ago
Thousands of people marching along Wan Chai Road
Protesters swarm the streets of Hong Kong despite ban on the annual march as police cite health issues related to Covid-19. On June 30, the National Security Law took effect. On their social media, HK police made their first arrest under the new law @ABSCBNNews @ANCALERTS1 month ago
Protesters swarm the streets of Hong Kong despite ban on the annual march as police cite health issues related to Covid-19. On June 30, the National Security Law took effect. On their social media, HK police made their first arrest under the new law @ABSCBNNews @ANCALERTS
Citizens cursed at police; in return they are cornered and pepper sprayed in the face at close range.1 month ago
Citizens cursed at police; in return they are cornered and pepper sprayed in the face at close range.
1535: someone was arrested for having flags of Taiwan IN CWB. HKNSL1 month ago
1535: someone was arrested for having flags of Taiwan IN CWB. HKNSL
Police continue to launch water cannons to disperse crowds gathering on main thoroughfares in Causeway Bay. Although water cannons are especially spiced up, such dispersal measures do not seem to dissuade the crowds1 month ago
Police continue to launch water cannons to disperse crowds gathering on main thoroughfares in Causeway Bay. Although water cannons are especially spiced up, such dispersal measures do not seem to dissuade the crowds
Police raising national security law warning flag after residents in Wanchai shouted at them for cracking down on HKers' liberties.1 month ago
Police raising national security law warning flag after residents in Wanchai shouted at them for "cracking down on HKers' liberties."
Small unit of riot police raise the blue flag and video passersby near Times Square in Causeway Bay1 month ago
Small unit of riot police raise the blue flag and video passersby near Times Square in Causeway Bay
Looks like crowd control measures are in place inside Causeway Bay MTR, many exit points have been blocked1 month ago
Looks like crowd control measures are in place inside Causeway Bay MTR, many exit points have been blocked
New purple warning flag raised. Hong Kong Police1 month ago
New purple warning flag raised. Hong Kong Police
Blocking traffic can constitute a terrorist act. This crowd dispersed soon after as a water cannon truck sped through1 month ago
Blocking traffic can constitute a "terrorist" act. This crowd dispersed soon after as a water cannon truck sped through
Water cannon and armored truck on tonnochy turning onto Hennessy1 month ago
Water cannon and armored truck on tonnochy turning onto Hennessy
Protest now in Hong Kong1 month ago
Protest now in Hong Kong
Critical mass of protesters appear to be building outside Victoria park. Roads getting blocked and traffic disrupted1 month ago
Critical mass of protesters appear to be building outside Victoria park. Roads getting blocked and traffic disrupted
Police said over 30 were arrested in Causeway Bay, including allegedly violating NSL. That's only within 24 hour the law comes into effect in HK1 month ago
Police said over 30 were arrested in Causeway Bay, including allegedly violating NSL. That's only within 24 hour the law comes into effect in HK
Stops and searches everywhere in Wanchai. I've walked all of two blocks and already seen three separate searches1 month ago
Stops and searches everywhere in Wanchai. I've walked all of two blocks and already seen three separate searches
Hundreds take to Causeway Bay, protesting the national security law  Video: SCMP/Zoe Low1 month ago
Hundreds take to Causeway Bay, protesting the national security law Video: SCMP/Zoe Low
Protestors are starting to gather in HongKong's Causeway Bay shopping area today despite the new state security law coming into force. China1 month ago
Protestors are starting to gather in HongKong's Causeway Bay shopping area today despite the new state security law coming into force. China
March kind of stuck between two large police deployments. Blue flag up1 month ago
March kind of stuck between two large police deployments. Blue flag up
A man was arrested for holding a HKIndependence flag in CausewayBay, Hong Kong, violating the NationalSecurityLaw.  This is the first arrest made since the law has come into force1 month ago
A man was arrested for holding a HKIndependence flag in CausewayBay, Hong Kong, violating the #NationalSecurityLaw. This is the first arrest made since the law has come into force
Police raise their new warning flag in Causeway Bay. telling people they could be arrested for secession or subversion under HongKong's new national security law1 month ago
Police raise their new warning flag in Causeway Bay. telling people they could be arrested for secession or subversion under HongKong's new national security law
First time in HK's history: hongkongers are warned that their flags, banners, slogans or other behaviours during demonstrations or protests may be arrested on charges of secession or subversion of state power under NationalSecurityLaw,  which was once only found in China1 month ago
First time in HK's history: hongkongers are warned that their flags, banners, slogans or other behaviours during demonstrations or protests may be arrested on charges of "secession" or "subversion of state power" under #NationalSecurityLaw, which was once only found in China
The new purple flag being used by police to warn of arrests under the new National Security laws which come into effect today.1 month ago
The new purple flag being used by police to warn of arrests under the new National Security laws which come into effect today.
1 month ago
Senior China Hong Kong affairs office official Zhang says suspects arrested by mainland's security office in HK will be tried in the mainland
Hong Kong National Security Law text is out: the 4 crimes have maximum penalties of life imprisonment. Violating non-H.K. residents can be expelled. Terrorism charges include "serious disruption" of transportation networks (aimed @ anti-gov protestors)
Police granted "new" power requesting ISP or online service providers, like @lihkg_forum, to take down informations offending national security law. But it's unimaginable how they could order foreign political parties, government & proxies to provide informations
The national security agency will enhance "management & service" of foreign NGOs and new agencies. This is following China's goal of overseeing NGOs & press to enforce control
The law also introduces US style extended jurisdiction - offences related to the law outside HK & carried out by non HK residents will still fall into law. However s39 marks the law won't be retrospective
The law introduced HK style deprival of political right by barring anyone trialed of the offences to run on any elections
The budget on national security would be not bounded by Hongkong law, meaning it would becoming another secret "maintaining stability" cost like China
The law allowing police's national security section to hire specialists & technicians from outside Hongkong, granting mean to allow Chinese national security guards, or Guo Bao, to work in HK
The law is detailed in schedule but ONLY in Chinese
"As Beijing treats Hong Kong as 'One Country, One System,' so must the United States. The United States will continue to take strong actions against those who smothered Hong Kong's freedom and autonomy. We urge Beijing to immediately reverse course," adds @WHNSC spokesman
"Beijing's passage of the National Security Law is a violation of its commitments under the Sino-British Joint Declaration," says @WHNSC spokesman John Ullyot
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg: "China is not an adversary to NATO. But we must fully understand what its rise means for us – and for our security. It is clear that China does not share our values. Democracy, freedom, and the rule of law. We see this in Hong Kong, where the new security law undermines its autonomy. And the liberty of its citizens. With the imprisonment of tens of thousands of Uighurs in so-called ‘re-education camps’.”
[email protected] of Australia expressed grave concern over NPCSC's passing NSL. Noting NSL takes precedence over HK laws, it said "This will deprive Hong Kong courts of their independent and binding power to interpret Hong Kong's laws under the common law."
The National Security Law for HK was passed unanimously on Tuesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed a presidential decree unveiling the law, which will become effective on July 1
CarrieLam: The National Security Law will come into effect later today1 month ago
CarrieLam: The National Security Law will come into effect later today
China's President Xi signs HK national security law: Xinhua
Beijing says Hong Kong security law a 'sword' over lawbreakers' heads
1 month ago
Respect our right to protect national security, HK leader tells UN
1 month ago
China's HK security law will only target 'small minority': Lam
Many in Hongkong are disabling their accounts in anticipation of the CCP's security law. Some of the most active voices on this hellsite are going offline, and this is all happening on our watch1 month ago
Many in Hongkong are disabling their accounts in anticipation of the CCP's security law. Some of the most active voices on this hellsite are going offline, and this is all happening on our watch
CGTN:Helicopters prepare for 23rd anniversary of HongKong's return to China1 month ago
CGTN:Helicopters prepare for 23rd anniversary of HongKong's return to China
1 month ago
South Korea says Hong Kong should enjoy 'high degree of autonomy'
1 month ago
On reports that China has passed Hong Kong security law, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said "we are deeply concerned by unconfirmed reports that Beijing has passed the national security law. This would be a grave step". Once seen the full legislation further statement
Hong Kong's pro-democracy group @demosisto founded by @joshuawongcf, @nathanlawkc, @chowtingagnes, @jeffreychngo among others, announced they are ceasing all operations and disbanding immediately, citing difficulties to continue following several key members' withdrawal1 month ago
Hong Kong's pro-democracy group @demosisto founded by @joshuawongcf, @nathanlawkc, @chowtingagnes, @jeffreychngo among others, announced they are ceasing all operations and disbanding immediately, citing difficulties to continue following several key members' withdrawal
@demosisto disbands1 month ago
@demosisto disbands
Security law: HongKong police entered Landmark mall in Central to disperse crowds who gathered to take part in a lunch with you pro-democracy demonstration on Tue afternoon. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot1 month ago
Security law: HongKong police entered Landmark mall in Central to disperse crowds who gathered to take part in a "lunch with you" pro-democracy demonstration on Tue afternoon. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot
Around 40 people of the Defend Hong Kong Campaign gathered at Tamar Park on Tuesday to support the newly-passed national security legislation.   Participants waved the Chinese flag and sang the national anthem March of the Volunteers.1 month ago
Around 40 people of the Defend Hong Kong Campaign gathered at Tamar Park on Tuesday to support the newly-passed national security legislation. Participants waved the Chinese flag and sang the national anthem "March of the Volunteers."
China passes the national security law that grants it vast powers over Hong Kong
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