Map. History of Hong Kong conflict

17 January 2021
In response to criticism of the arrest of dozens HongKong democrats last week, Chief Exec. Carrie Lam on Tuesday said overseas governments "belittle" the need for national security in the city
Hong Kong Police Use National Security Law to Block Site Chronicling 2019 Protests
"Hong Kong's new chief justice on Monday warned against a rising tide of public criticism, doxxing attacks and even threats of violence faced by colleagues, noting its adverse effect on the city's judicial independence,"
Australia, Canada, UK and US issue joint statement on HongKong
Hong Kong telcos appear to be blocking a website that doxes police, a first indication of China style internet controls hitting the city. HK police said they have the power to pull platforms/posts that threaten national security
1 week ago
Covid-19: Hong Kong to set up Kai Tak command centre as public urged to avoid unnecessary gatherings despite fall in infections
[email protected] chair @lokinhei pledged not to change their political ideology despite the arrests: "If the gov't threatens us or tries to intimidate us & we just change ourselves, our political beliefs, then this is not a political party. [We are] just some pro-Beijing puppets
Pompeo says @USAmbUN Kelly Craft will visit Taiwan, and says the "arrests of more than 50 politicians and pro-democracy advocates by local authorities in Hong Kong is an outrage" and calls for those arrested to be released immediately
China Mobile shares fall 6.8% in Hong Kong on NYSE delisting plan
1 week ago
UK says Hong Kong mass arrests are a 'grievous attack' on rights and freedoms
1 week ago
Canadian Foreign Minister condemns Hong Kong arrests as a "grave repression of political pluralism"
1 week ago
Germany calls on China to guarantee rights that arrested Hong Kong opposition figures enjoy under the city's basic law
Clarisse Yeung's district organisation Kickstart Wan Chai announced that they will disband and stop operating following her arrest. Yeung felt unwell whilst in police detention and was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, according to her Facebook page
1 week ago
UK Foreign Sec. @DominicRaab said: "The mass arrest of politicians & activists in Hong Kong is a grievous attack on rights and freedoms. These arrests demonstrate the intended use of the National Security law is to clamp down on dissent and opposing political views
Security chief says mass arrest of democrats 'necessary' due to 'malicious' plot to paralyse Hong Kong
The Australian gov't said it was "concerned" by reports of the arrests. "Our Consulate-General in Hong Kong is monitoring these developments closely. Australia has consistently expressed concern that the National Security Law is eroding Hong Kong's autonomy
1 week ago
Senior superintendent Steve Li said police searched 72 locations with a warrant and issued orders to four companies to make material available to them. All were signed by a High Court judge
Hong Kong police confirm they have arrested 53 people in total for alleged subversion, including 45 men and eight women aged 23 to 64
American arrested in Hong Kong on security charge escorted by police. An American citizen, John Clancey, working for a law firm known for taking on human rights cases, was among those arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by Beijing
Hong Kong security chief John Lee said Wednesday's operation was "necessary" and aimed at a group of people who tried to "sink Hong Kong into an abyss"
Police have also visited the offices of @appledaily_hk and @inmediahk with a search warrant asking for the contact information of primary election candidates, according to iCable citing sources
The Stand News editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen said he will consult a lawyer on signing the document and the publication will have detailed reporting later. No one was arrested or taken away & the newsroom was not raided.
Police have shown up at the office of @StandNewsHK, which helped organise the primary election, to hand over a document for signing. No raid but the document requires the newsroom to hand over materials to assist its investigation, according to the Stand News reporter
HongKong police have arrived at the office of digital news outlet @StandNewsHK. According to a live stream, police handed over papers requesting a document relating to a national security law case
Among those arrested are: Alvin Yeung, Andrew Wan, Andy Chui, Au Nok-hin, Ben Chung, Benny Tai, Eddie Chu, Fergus Leung, Frankie Fung, Gary Fan, Gwyneth Ho, Helena Wong, James To, Jeffrey Andrews
According to @joshuawongcf facebook, police searched his home for 1.5 hours, also citing the National Security Law. He participated in the pro-democracy primary as well
Hong Kong police have arrested more than 50 pro-democracy politicians under the National Security Law. Some of them are detained on suspicion of subverting state power, for having taken part in unofficial primary polls ahead of a planned legislative election
Local media suggesting the number arrested is as high as 50. This is a real night of the long knives, the largest single attack upon democracy in HK yet
HK waking to news of mass arrests of pro-democracy politicians for conducting a primary election which is being called an act of "subversion" under the national security law. Total numbers arrested not yet clear, but it seems to be dozens
HK activists & politicians are arrested under "subversion" due to their participation in pro-democracy camp's primary election
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