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Beijing cuts Hong Kong’s directly elected seats in radical overhaul

Measures imposed directly by Beijing are latest move aimed at quashing city’s democracy movement Chinese leaders have endorsed a sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral…

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US condemns arrests of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is condemning the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and calling for their immediate release.”We condemn the detention of and…

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China’s Xi Jinping tells military to focus on ‘preparing for war’ in major visit to base

<p>President Xi tells marines they shoulder ‘important duties’ of safeguarding country’s sovereignty and its ‘overseas interests’ </p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-xi-jinping-war-military-marine-base-b1037852.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Rare pink dolphins return to Hong Kong thanks to coronavirus lockdown

<p>Scientists say the mammals adapted more rapidly than expected to the quiet seas, offering a glimmer of hope for falling populations</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/dolphins-white-pink-hong-kong-chinese-humpback-wwf-b446771.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Nixon grandson Chris Cox: ‘The lights of freedom are really going out on Hong Kong’

The grandson of former President Richard Nixon issued a dire warning about personal freedoms in Hong Kong during an interview airing Sunday as the territory…

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Every Country Has Anti-Mask Assholes, Even Hong Kong

Hong Kong has been a leader in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with just 1,589 cases and eight deaths, despite sharing a border with…

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Hundreds of thousands vote in Hong Kong’s opposition primaries amid threat of new security law

Organizers say more than 500,000 Hong Kong residents have voted in primary elections held by pro-democracy opposition groups on Saturday and Sunday, despite fears of…

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Hong Kong downloads of Signal surge as residents fear crackdown

Enlarge (credit: d3sign / Getty) The secure chat app Signal has become the most downloaded app in Hong Kong on both Apple’s and Google’s app…

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With Hong Kong in the spotlight, we can't ignore the bigger question about China – are we witnessing a new genocide?

Hong Kong could be the new West Berlin, a defining struggle in a new Cold War which we have no choice but to fight. It…

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Justice Department opposes Google, Facebook cable link to Hong Kong

A key group of Trump administration officials now formally opposes an effort involving Google and Facebook to activate an underwater cable network connecting the United…

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Democratic and pro-Beijing lawmakers scuffle in Hong Kong legislature

Pro-Beijing lawmaker, Starry Lee, in seen sitting in the chairperson’s seat surrounded by security, as others race to remove her. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/democratic-pro-china-lawmakers-scuffle-hong-kong-legislature-n1202691 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong protesters set fire to planned quarantine building

Riots and fires have broken out in and near the reacquisitioned residence Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-hong-kong-protests-quarantine-building-china-latest-a9302531.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Hong Kong police fire water cannon and teargas as thousands march on New Year's Day

Organisers estimate more than one million people at pro-democracy protest Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/hong-kong-protests-latest-new-year-march-democracy-police-gas-water-cannon-a9266441.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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'Are you trying to kill us?': Police fire teargas at Hong Kong protesters as thousands return to the streets

Pro-democracy demonstrators seek to build upon the successes at the recent district council elections – with a number throwing bricks and smoke bombs Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/hong-kong-protests-tear-gas-police-kowloon-bricks-smoke-bombs-a9228511.html…

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Hong Kong elections: Tsunami of disaffection washes over city

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Hong Kong protester shot by police, video shows

At least one Hong Kong protester was shot by police during clashes in the city on Monday morning local time, local media report. Details: Video…

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Rampaging mobs stage an arson spree in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong to announce new law banning masks during protests

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After a teenager was almost killed, the end for Hong Kong now feels close

I asked one masked female protester what it would take to stop the protests. ‘The government must grant our five demands,’ she said – warning…

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Hong Kong protesters, waving American flags, call on Trump to 'liberate' city

US defence secretary urges Beijing to exercise restraint in region Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/hong-kong-protest-trump-china-american-flag-stars-stripes-a9096311.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Gallery of Hong Kong protest art: #BeWater

Kick-ass political posters were a big deal generations before the moral panic over whether the #resistance was too concerned with instagrammable anti-trump signs; democratized access…

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