4 August 2021
Legislative Council's education affairs panel just passed a motion to set up a subcommittee to study the development of textbooks and teaching materials for kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. The motion was tabled by New People's Party lawmaker Eunice Yung
Rumours spreading online suggesting a police officer collapsed after being beaten by HKProtesters during the New Year Hong Kong Protests (>400 arrested, aged 12-81), new video shows officer collapsed with o being attacked1 year ago
Rumours spreading online suggesting a police officer collapsed after being beaten by #HKProtesters during the New Year Hong Kong Protests (>400 arrested, aged 12-81), new video shows officer collapsed with o being attacked
Police today said officer took off Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui's googles to pepper spray him because he was showing "passive resistance" for refusing to leave.
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A 22yo man pleaded guilty today to possessing two Molotov cocktails when being stopped and searched in Tseung Kwan O on October 13, 2019, and given a year jail sentence. @appledaily_hk says it is the first such case
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Two men posing as plain-clothes officers stopped and searched a 63-year-old, then robbed him of HK$210,000 in Tuen Mun on New Year's Day. Police are hunting for the two robbers.
200 office workers and protesters stage lunchtime rally a day after New Year rally cut short by police which cited public order concerns as radicals trashed banks and shops
3 human rights observers from human rights group Civil Rights Observer were among the arrested in Causeway Bay earlier last night, @HK_CRO said. It has strongly condemned the arrest as "unreasonable" and amounted to violation of Johannesburg Principles
Police has detained a man for hours despite he claimed to have chest pain. "Police mocked him, you look fine after several hours of marching and fighting with police," says onlooker Ah Wei who is just released
A group of people walked out from where nearly 100 were subdued on Hennessy Road
Police say they arrested over 400 people in Causeway Bay today, including around 70 here on Hennessy Road, lined up against the wall in rows awaiting processing. Few look like hardened frontliners. This rooftop is the closest media can get to record the scene
1 million people take part in new year march in Hong Kong today, according to organiser
After TV reported already more than 400 arrests in Causeway Bay, even more mass arrests there, these on Yee Wo & Hennessy Roads around 22.20
According to Apple Daily News, HKPF expanded their lockdown area to a ridiculous radius just to prevent reporters from filming the near-hundred of arrested citizens
A young man suddenly arrested in Causeway Bay for no apparent reason
Another apparent mass arrest in an alley in Tai Hang. This is in addition to the reported mass arrest on Hennessy Rd outside Citibank
On Hennessy Road, Democratic Party lawmaker Helena Wong questioned why police shone flashing lights at reporters. The police then called her "rubbish legco lawmaker" and said she was play-acting in front of cameras
Riot police cordoning off Hennessy Road are rather offensive in their talking. Calling lawmaker Helena Wong and onlookers "trash", ridiculing them for coming here for media exposure, accusing reporters of not filming vandalism, even saying jokingly that someone gonna jump off
At around 8:15pm, police suddenly disembarked from several vehicles and charged towards a crowd in Causeway Bay, detaining nearly a hundred people outside Hennessy Road's Citibank. Photo: May James / HKFP.
Riot police has dispersed most protesters. An officer also asked onlookers to leave MTR, "off you go, rioters."
Riot police just attacked Legislative Councillor Ted Hui Chi-fung and then pepper spraying citizens and journalists
Jan 1 march, which has been outlawed by police in the afternoon, has suddenly turned violent after sundown. Police have suddenly charged on Hennessy Rd and subdued at least 50 protesters. They drop to their knees and raise their hands during the arrest.
The water canon vehicle is running a course through Causeway Bay, unleashing bursts of pepper spray-infused water where crowds stood (before the canon advanced) on Hennessy and Jardine. As usual, journalists and medics appear to be the only ones hit
Water cannon deployed outside of Causeway Bay Sogo dispersing the crowd and #HongKongProtesters left from 2020 #HongKongProtests, Hong Kong Police raptors chasing after citizens
A cling film barrier is set up along Hennessy Road outside Hysan Place. One of such barriers successfully held back an armoured vehicle in Mong Kok last night
Police moving a Des Voeux barricade out of the way for the western water cannon to get through. Protestors falling back from the Pedder St junction
Tear gas is fired near Canal Road flyover, Video: SCMP/Elizabeth Cheung
19:08: HSBC has been set on fire in Central
Water cannon in Central on Des Veoux Rd
Police water cannon truck fires at protesters in Wan Chai as they move in to clear Hennesy Road
Tear gas just fired on Morrison Hill Road after two Molotov cocktails were thrown in front of advancing riot police
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