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Latest Poll: 51.5% say they have ZERO trust in HK Police. More than half for the first time. Over 70% say they don’t trust the police. We are now running a gigantic social experience of “violence without legitimacy in a global city”. #StandwithHK
After a month of vandalism and firebombs, figures on protest violence surprisingly did not change much (within margin of error). Possible explanation: ppl are so upset with police brutality that the increased protest violence is acceptable. #StandwithHK
Are people ok with vigilantism? Apparently yes. Ppl have no trust in the police now, so it is ok to resolve things themselves. But only to put ppl under control, though. #StandwithHK
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⚠️ ATTENTION ⚠️

#HongKong needs help!

In order to show that you #StandWithHK & oppose the draconian #MaskBan, take a “#MasksOn" selfie & then CHALLENGE THREE PEOPLE to do it, too.

I challenge you, @YangJianli001, @Robert_Spalding, & @AndersCorr!
… everybody should thank @Robert_Spalding for taking part in the #MaskOn challenge.

We all need to #StandWithHK, so challenge your friends to do it, too!

PS: show your appreciation by buying his new book, #StealthWar!

… one of the heroic voices calling for #HumanRights & #Democracy in #China, @YangJianli — who was imprisoned there for FIVE years — has accepted my #MasksOn challenge.

Show that you #StandWithHK & post your masked selfies. Challenge your friends today!

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👤 MASKS ON 👤

#HongKong’s Chief Executive has instituted a #MaskBan on #HKProtestors by invoking a draconian emergency ordinance.

In solidarity w/ #HK’s people, now I have put on MY mask. Continue your peaceful fight! We #StandWithHK.

#MasksOn!

Idea credit: @JackRice.
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Hong Kong Protest continue on the 70th Anniversary of the
Rise of Communism in China 🇨🇳

LIVE: Unauthorised march takes place in Hong Kong on National Day of China via @YouTube @Ruptly

@POTUS

@beldandolo @AutistMember @PhillyQ_ @mbees39 @Rainncloudy
Procession of Flags

#FightForFreedom

#StandwithHK
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⚠️ The “#YellowObject” ⚠️

From #Rawanda, we know dehumanization is used to incite #genocide.

RTLM radio incited Hutus vs. Tutsi minority, calling Tutsis “inyenzi,” or “cockroaches.”

Now #HKPolice call #HongKong #HKprotesters “objects.”

h/t @lihkg_forum
… Even if the “#YellowObject” in question is wearing a yellow vest, for a white guy to call a #HongKong protestor a “yellow object” is — at best — nothing short of accidental racism.

It’s crazy that #HKPolice just watch as their Superintendent spews dehumanizing hate speech…
#Hitler’s Nazis used the term “Untermensch” — “subhuman” — to describe Jews, Roma, Slavic people, Africans, #LGBT people, etc.

They borrowed this epithet from Ku Klux Klan member Lothrop Stoddard.

#YellowObject” only reinforces the perception of #HKPolice as “#ChiNazi.”
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This all started with an #ExtraditionBill. But really the fundamental is that we have 2 totally different set of values.”

Speaking at @OsloFF, Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho @hoccgoomusic explains why China’s 1 country, 2 systems is doomed to fail #OsloFF #HongKongProtests
@OsloFF @hoccgoomusic “When the system does not provide, we take things in our own hands.”

Pop singer Denise Ho @hoccgoomusic says Hong Kong protesters have demonstrated their unity to the world as seen in their #StandWithHK campaigns #OsloFF #HongKongProtests
@OsloFF @hoccgoomusic “Stand up for ourselves. Be naughty. Be rebellious. Be fearless. And most of all, be water.”

Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho @hoccgoomusic highlights the importance of forming alliances to find solutions as a global community @OsloFF amid ongoing #HongKongProtests #OsloFF #香港
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【Open Letter from #Hongkongers to The World】- spreading via social networking app

To people all around the world,

We, Hongkongers just experienced a terrorist attack planned and executed by our Hong Kong Police Force. At about 10pm today, our police force rushed into our...
...railway system in Prince Edward station, got in to the carriage and indifferently beat up all the people in it regardless they are protesters or simply passengers. They ignored the weapon guidelines and fired tear gas indoor in the carriage which is in fact lethal.Also, they..
..beat up innocent people causing them seriously wounded. Some passengers kneeled before them asking them to stop but the response they got were beaten ever harder. Meanwhile, the police haven’t arrested the passengers after they got beaten up, showing that the only purpose of...
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Aug 31 #HongKongProtests in a nutshell

- Police pretended as protesters
- Indiscriminate attack by HKPF in train
- Water Cannons deployed
- Real gun shot at Victoria Park
- Medics blocked away from the injured

#HongKongProtests #HongKongPolice #PoliceBrutality #SOSHK
Police acting indifferent despite the begging of first-aiders

#PoliceBrutality #HongKongProtests

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A few things which we felt we need to reiterate about #HongKongProtests:
1. HK is not fighting for independence
2. The 5 core demands does NOT include HK independence. If anything it safeguards the 1C2S status quo
3. @joshuawongcf doesn't "lead" the protests. Netizens do.
1/n
4. When the 1st marches/dissent against the bill came, Joshua wasn't even freed yet. Most demonstrators couldn't care less what he thinks.
6. @lihkg_forum is instrumental early on, in particular the G20 ads around the world. They just got nominated in Nikkei Advertising Awards.
Alright that should've been #5.
6. Protesters have been buying their own gear out of pocket. Many HK citizens privately pooled money to buy masks for gears. These are mostly done as guerilla efforts, in groups of 3,4 out on the streets distributing. Their courage isn't any less.
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America’s greatest information weapon may be its meme warriors. I think we need more memes critical of #China’s Communist Party. It’s only right that we mock, ridicule, castigate, lampoon, pillory, & parody this awful, IP-stealing, trade-cheating, #HumanRights violating-regime.
… I asked for memes, & the great people of #HongKong & their allies (follow em!) delivered. Here’s the first one I wanted to share (technically a cartoon, but a good one).

Hong Kong is the spark that could ignite the brushfires of freedom in #China. 🔥

… the next #ChinaMeme is sweet as 🍯.

#XiJinping — the Butcher of #Beijing — is famously insecure about being a doppelgänger for Winnie the Pooh. #China’s #GreatFirewall bans all images of the Pooh bear as subversive (so get creative, meme warriors!).

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#StandWithHK rally in Chater Garden. Maybe first time in over 2 months when a major #AntiELAB rally here failed to pack the whole garden 40 minutes before its opening. The rally appeals to UK and US to mount pressure on China and support Hong Kong.
Poster sized leaflets distributed by organizers of #StandWithHK rally. Two causes of the rally in 2nd pic, and a timeline of how relations of UK, China and HK unfolded from 1984 to 2019 in the 3rd. #AntiELAB
UK and US flags and their bearers often caught the spotlight in #AntiELAB movement. But to put it into proper proportion and perspective...
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English Infographics for #FreedomHK Thread 🧵

Feel free to take them & use them to promote the Water Revolution of Hong Kong! They are made by netizens of HK & do not belong to anyone. #antiELABhk #HongKongProtests
Let’s start with the MTR Non Cooperation Movement: a message to MTR riders from Hong Kongers

#HongKongProtests #YuenLongDarkNight #FreedomHK
Resistance schedule! What are Hong Kongers up to? #HongKongProtests #antiELAB
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