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Hong Kong authorities 'brainwashing' convicted pro-democracy activists: Reports

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Correctional Services Department is using "brainwashing" measures to "deradicalize" jailed pro-democracy protesters present in the prison, media reports said on Friday.

Hong Kong witnesses protest over second anniversary of 2-19 anti-govt demonstrations

Hong Kong: Hong Kong witnessed demonstrations to mark the second anniversary of the 2019 anti-government protests recently.

US House passes resolution condemning crackdown on Hong Kong protesters

Washington/Sputnik: The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning China and Hong Kong for cracking down on protesters.

Chinese atrocities: Hong Kong police invokes security law to block website publishing details on 2019 anti-govt demonstrations

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong police have invoked the national security law for the first time to block a local website dedicated to publishing first-hand accounts of the anti-government protests in 2019 and the personal details of officers and pro-Beijing figures, showcasing the continuing atrocities carried out by officials in the city, media reports said.

US condemns arrest of pro-democratic media tycoon Jimmy Lai, asks China to restore Hong Kong's rule of law

Washington/Hong Kong: The US on Wednesday condemned the arrest of  pro-democratic media tycoon Jimmy Lai under the national security law and asked Beijing to restore Hong Kong’s rule of law immediately

Hong Kong bans public gatherings larger than 2 as COVID-19 cases continue rise

Gaza/Sputnik: Israeli settlers torched in the early hours of Monday a mosque in the Palestinian city of Al-Bireh, located in the central West Bank province of Ramallah, Palestine’s state news agency WAFA has reported.

Global Affairs analyst Michael Bociurkiw criticises Hong Kong security law, feels West should act against China

Global Affairs analyst Michael Bociurkiw has described China's new Hong Kong security law as a tool used by Beijing to suppress the city's pro-democracy movement.

'Liberate Hong Kong' slogan ban is govt's worst mistake: Co-author

Hong Kong: Showing yet another Beijing's stance of allegedly controlling democratic voices in Hong Kong,  city's authorities have banned the popular slogan 'Liberate Hong Kong: the revolution of our times', media reports said.

As China imposes national security law on Hong Kong, pro-democracy group Demosisto announces it will disband

As China imposes law on national security in Hong Kong, city's pro-democracy group Demosisto has announced it will disband, media reports said.

Hong Kong police make 1st arrest for Violating fresh National Security Law

Beijing/Sputnik:  The Hong Kong police on Wednesday announced the first arrest for violating the new national security law, just a day after Beijing enacted the legislation.

Hong Kong police to deploy up to 4,000 officers due to possible protests : Reports

Beijing/Sputnik: Police in Hong Kong intend to deploy up to 4,000 officers to the streets on July 1 in anticipation of possible protests over banned pro-democracy march, local media reported on Monday.

Britain must act against China's intention to destroy Hong Kong's autonomy: UK MP Stewart McDonald

London: United Kingdom MP Stewart McDonald has asked the UK government to act against the Chinese government's intention to destroy  Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Hong Kong crisis: Pro-democracy leaders voice concern over prospect of indefinite detention without trial under new law

Hong Kong: Amid protests and tensions in the city,  Hong Kong democrats have now voiced concern over the security secretary’s failure to clarify whether suspects arrested under the impending national security law could be detained indefinitely without trial or charge, media reports said.

Hong Kong new law: Beijing targeting schools to impose its policies

Beijing: It seems that China is apparently trying to target school students to silence them as the system has emerged as a battleground over Beijing's move to impose  national security legislation in the city.

Female minor student protester accuses Hong Kong Police officer of sexual assault

Hong Kong: A minor girl in Hong Kong has claimed that one police officer sexually assaulted her during her arrest at a protest in the city last September, media reports said.