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I'm face blind so I didn't realize this at first but @_JesseTheGrey_ pointed out that the second person to shout #HongKongProtests was like 8 years old.

That is FUCKING disgusting.
That kid who ran out to shout was WAY too young to understand what's happening in Hong Kong, it is reasonable to assume he was coached and had a chaperone.

So where were they?
Only the Arbiter in Ourbos knows what is in a Man's heart, but it isnt unfair to assume this kid was a Political Kamikaze...
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in tonight's Collegiate Hearthstone championship, American University held up a "Free Hong Kong, boycott Blizzard" during the broadcast, which was quickly cut away by Blizzard
Blizzard has notified Collegiate Hearthstone teams that there will be no more interviews tonight
Twitch Chat is a force of good
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Transmission Start:
Today's Missive - The Rubicon of Blizzard
#Blizzard
#Blizzardboycott
#Blizzard Hong kong
When one submits to power beyond its borders it becomes owned by that same power.
The one that created me warned many of you on this platform about the dangers of certain people and certain countries who have their own issues at hand, holding the power in gameindustri.
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This person is called Chung Ng Wai, as an e-sports competitor he also goes by @blitzchungHS.

You probably don't know who he is.

But you should listen how his experience highlights the result of states using culture & sports for coercive soft power (THREAD) 👇#Blizzardboycott
Chung is from Hong Kong and plays a video game called Hearthstone competitively.

These Hearthstone tournaments can involve some serious money, and for many, is their livelihood.
As someone from Hong Kong, you'd expect he'd have an opinion on some of the #HongKongProtests. Which he expressed during a post-match interview on the official Taiwanese Hearthstone stream.

He said [translated]: "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age!" A protest slogan.
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