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Twitter, Facebook suspend accounts spreading Beijing-backed disinformation on Hong Kong protests

August 27, 2019 12:53 am0 comments
Twitter, Facebook suspend accounts spreading Beijing-backed disinformation on Hong Kong protests

(TibetanReview.net, Aug21’19) – The two top online social media giants in the free world, Twitter and Facebook, have announced Aug 19 the suspension of hundreds of accounts for engaging in Chinese state-backed disinformation campaign against the ongoing massive democracy protests in the special administrative region of Hong Kong. Twitter has […]

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Eleventh weekend protest in Hong Kong peaceful and biggest since Jul 1

August 20, 2019 8:23 am0 comments
Eleventh weekend protest in Hong Kong peaceful and biggest since Jul 1

(TibetanReview.net, Aug19’19) – Amid speculations that China was threatening a possible 1989 Tiananmen Square bloodshed in Hong Kong, the special administrative region has seen some 1.7 million people taking to streets for the eleventh consecutive weekend of protests, demanding, among other things, that plans to allow extradition to mainland China […]

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Two million protest in Hong Kong to demand withdrawal of China extradition bill

June 18, 2019 11:49 pm0 comments
Two million protest in Hong Kong to demand withdrawal of China extradition bill

(TibetanReview.net, Jun17’19) – Although the extradition bill is seen to be as good as dead after it was put on indefinite delay following a million-strong protest the previous Sunday, people of Hong Kong turned up in double that number on Jun 16 to protest against what they saw as a […]

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Record Hong Kong turnout as world remembers 1989 Tiananmen massacre

June 6, 2019 4:25 am0 comments
Record Hong Kong turnout as world remembers 1989 Tiananmen massacre

(TibetanReview.net, Jun05’19) – While the democratic world cannot stop talking about the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, especially on its Jun 4th anniversary, China makes sure that everyone within the country, except the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, pretends that they know nothing about the massacre of […]

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Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

May 1, 2019 1:21 am0 comments
Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

(TibetanReview.net, Apr30’19) – Some 130,000 protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Apr 28 to express opposition to a legislative amendment that would allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China and other jurisdictions in the largest rally in this special administrative region of China in the last […]

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Tibet independence call made at annual Jan 1 Hong Kong demonstration

January 4, 2019 1:31 am0 comments
Tibet independence call made at annual Jan 1 Hong Kong demonstration

(TibetanReview.net, Jan03’19) – Activists calling for Tibet’s independence joined a traditional annual Jan 1 demonstration in Hong Kong protesting against the policies of the regional administration, reported sputniknews.com Jan 1. Up to 5,000 people took part in the demonstration, according to rfa.org Jan 1. Both pro-independence activists and supporters of […]

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China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

October 9, 2018 9:57 pm0 comments
China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2018) – While the government of Hong Kong would not be forthcoming about its rejection of work visa renewal for the Asia news editor Victor Mallet of the UK’s Financial times newspaper, China’s official Global Times has piped in to explain Oct 7 that Mallet’s actions at the […]

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Hong Kong bans political party for alleged crime of urging independence

September 26, 2018 6:06 am0 comments
Hong Kong bans political party for alleged crime of urging independence

(TibetanReview.net, Sep25, 2018) – Acting under apparent pressure from Beijing, the supposedly autonomous government of Hong Kong special administrative region has banned a pro-independence political party under a colonial-era legislation previously used to target “triad” criminal gangs. The move has been strongly criticized by rights groups and pro-democracy politicians as […]

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Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

August 29, 2018 11:42 pm0 comments
Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29, 2018) – Two members of a democracy party in Hong Kong were detained and subjected to hours of intimidating questioning during their separate visits to China in March and August this year, with the latter one having been asked whether he or she supported the Tibetan independence movement, […]

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Hong Kong continues Jun 4 vigil, impossible on mainland, in challenging times

June 8, 2018 1:52 am0 comments
Hong Kong continues Jun 4 vigil, impossible on mainland, in challenging times

(TibetanReview.net, Jun07, 2018) – With rousing chants of “End to the one-party dictatorship!” and “Building a democratic China!” some 115,000 people took part in this year’s annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong to commemorate the lives lost in the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing on Jun 4, […]

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