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ATL🇺🇸 in #HongKong: THREAD 1/n

Today SO MUCH in one short video:

* Melee of press, #police, protesters & tourists
* #HongKongProtester being arrested
* UK tourist watching atop the silver sculpture
* Sound of pepper spray being sprayed (fountain-style)
* Tear gas being shot
#HongKong THREAD 2/n

I'm not here to be at the front lines (this guy👇👇👇 is), but to visit with some #HongKongers & their supporters involved.

Think of it as American Thought Leaders🇺🇸, #HongKong Edition, & why not ATL🇺🇸—it's been said that this resembles, in some ways, 1776.
#HongKongProtests THREAD 3/n

Meet conflict reporter @Michael_Yon (with gas mask & orange vest) & #HongKong videographer Eric Fok @RazvenHK (donning mask).

Ok, before you meet them, meet the rather assertive #HongKongPolice. Big blue sign means "this protest is unauthorized."
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Long thread about my first-hand experience about the #HongKong District Council Election 2019:

I supported a Pro-democratic localist candidate campaigning, now exhausted and returned home after 16+ hours of non-stop campaigning:
1. Pro-CCP candidates are now better presented; they are disguised as “independent”, “young”, “energetic” & "well-educated" candidates; quickly exposed if you ask them about the CCP regime or #HongKongPolice brutality: they will avoid these questions or give vague answers.
2. They have far more resources: 5x manpower & 10x promotional materials than us, I guess most of their supporters are not volunteers but paid (we ALL volunteered). Only 5 of us showed up at 6am today, they had >20 from the head start; we had to give up some strategic locations.
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At 3:50 a.m. local time, 4 individuals dressed in black and wielding batons entered the print shop and warehouse of the #HongKong edition of @EpochTimes and set a fire.

This is our response. (Thread 👇) theepochtimes.com/epoch-times-st…
The telescopic batons carried by the thugs in the video are similar to those used by the #HongKongPolice. Two of the thugs who carried out the attack were dressed in black with masks, like the #HongKongProtesters.

This was apparently done in an effort to confuse…
…the situation, as this tactic fits a pattern we have seen in #HongKong. Police and thugs have pretended to be protesters, journalists, and citizens, and committed violence, including beatings and arson, then blamed the protesters in an attempt to discredit them.
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4 masked intruders dressed in black set a fire at the printing press of the #HongKong edition of @EpochTimes in the early hours of Nov. 19, marking the 4th attack to the facility since its opening more than a decade ago. (Thread 👇) theepochtimes.com/masked-intrude…
The incident took place around 3:40AM, as the staff there were about to send off newly printed newspapers to the stands.

Moments after staff opened the factory door, 4 masked men walked into the facility and pointed batons towards the workers, shouting: “all of you don’t move!”
Surveillance footage shows 2 of the men dressed in all black carrying batons, while one of them holds newspapers, and another carries two containers containing a flammable liquid, which he poured onto the factory machines and newspapers.
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#NOW #PolyUniversity - @hkpoliceforce urges protesters to surrender or they will arrest them by force including LETHAL FORCE. Police warns protesters "Time is running out" as they have been tolerated by the society for long. #HongKongProstests #HongKong #HongKongPolice
Meanwhile on telegram channel, #PolyU protesters vow to defend the campus until the very end - probably the last university stronghold - because they think it'll be almost impossible to reenter the campus if they retreat, which makes it harder to block cross harbour tunnel again.
#BREAKING #PolyU: @hkpoliceforce's armored trucks approached protesters and burning objects. One of them was then set ablaze by Molotov cocktails thrown by protesters. Literally frightening though it shall be put off very soon after it retreated. #HongKongProtests #HongKong
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Audrey Eu SC, on behalf of #CUHK student union chief Jacky So seeking injunction to ban police entry, argues there’s no rioting WITHIN Uni precinct; there’s only evidence that #HongKongPolice entered the campus & students responded to “an invasion of their home & try to defend”
Eu: we’re not asking the court to condone violence & the legal conducts of rioters, nor trying to tie the police’s hands. We’re asking #HongKongPolice have to enforce the law in accordance to the law, no more no less #CUHK #HongKongProtests
Eu: there should only be 3 conditions for police to enter #CUHK, a private premise. 1) with a search warrant, 2) at the invitation of the owner, 3) section 50(4) of the #HongKongPolice Force Ordinance, which reads as below:

Link to the law: elegislation.gov.hk/hk/cap232
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Still barricades up at CUHK and riot police on bridge no2. These are students barricading themselves on their own campus
Gonna update what’s been happening at CUHK in the last hour
Frontline of protesters moved forward and there was a hail of bricks, molotovs and tear gas
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#HongKongPolice are stationed on every block along Nathan Road, starting from St.Andrew’s Church. And some look incredibly bored. Someone on my bus commented “what a nice job, stand here, do nothing and you earn OT.”
Riot police advancing from Cultural Centre now clearing protesters from Salisbury Road. “Blame the protesters,” an officer told civilians, who asked why they had to leave.
Unsure where riot police want protesters to go, pushing them from the sidewalk on Salisbury Road has only forced them onto the road. Now police officers are blocking the traffic themselves. Also note that most protesters here are not wearing any gear.
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Clashes in #HongKong on 20th Straight Weekend of #Protests (Thread 👇)

Full video & story: news.ntd.com/thousands-of-h…

#China #Eye4HK #加油 #antiELAB #反送中 #HkPoliceBrutality #HongKongProtests #FreeHK #StandWithHongKong #HongKongProtest
#HumanRights #Chinazi #HongKongPolice
"So everytime we do have a peaceful parade or march, it's just that every time there’s police coming out to provoke us. If they don’t come out, they don’t suddenly raise their flag, everytime it will be fine, it will be peaceful."

#StandWithHongKong #hkpolicebrutality #HongKong
"There are mysterious suicides everyday and there have been at least 114 mysterious suicides since the beginning of the time revolution in June, and we can see police brutality on the frontline on a daily basis."

#StandWithHongKong #hkpolicebrutality #HongKong #China #Eye4HK #HK
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.@Apple removed an app that provides real-time updates about #HongKongPolice and #HongKongProtesters movements from its App Store on Oct. 10, the latest international brand that has caved following pressure from the #Chinese regime 👎 theepochtimes.com/apple-pulls-ho…
The dynamic, crowd-sourced app HKmap.live has become popular for helping people to navigate through the tear gas-filled streets in Hong Kong, a former British colony where pro-democracy protests have erupted since June against Beijing’s creeping interference.
The emojis and spontaneous updates proved handy for users to track conditions such as train closures and potential clashes. Apple said in a statement that the app has posed “serious harm” to law enforcement and local residents.
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Hong, the founder and journalist of Stand News #Hongkong, illustrated his near death experience on #October1st, allegedly shot by #Hongkongpolice.
In fact, he wasn’t the only journalist got shot during the #Hongkongprotests. Veby Indah got shot by HKPF and sadly lost her eye...
It’s clear that press freedom in HK is now severely violated by the unlawful #PoliceBrutality of #HongKongPolice.
This is no longer an local individual violent incident, but an INTERNATIONAL ISSUE that global citizen should not tolerate!
RT his story if you stand with justice...
This 1st hand story is from @Yu_Hong_Chan facebook:
facebook.com/yuhongchanpage/
I’ve respect to Hong and I’ve been watching his live since the first day of #HongKongProtests.(though I can’t listen to Chinese)
It is professionally translated by @kesakesa9, @hkgaddoil and all fds in HK
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Earlier today around admiralty - Hong Kong police using a baton to beat up a protestor who wasn’t even resisting..He wasn’t even running! 😠seeing a lot of violence coming out of HK in the last few hours..Seems like it’s brutal day for the Hongkongers.

Southorn Playground, Wanchai

[SHOT FIRED]

Alleged undercover #HongKongPolice disguised as protesters stirred up chaos with their extendable batons.

They were later chased by protesters & allegedly opened fire at the scene as heard in the video.

No casualties reported..

Some photos from the scene 👇
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#HongKongPolice continues to inflict & escalate their violence & terror on the public. I have said for weeks now that they have been engaged in a form of institutional violence aka Group Monkey Dance (GMD cf R. Miller). They have been competing & boasting amongst themselves for
the accolade of committing the worst atrocities. Chief amongst which appears to be hurting tiny little girls. Most observers aren’t familiar with the dynamics of social violence. After all most aren’t engaged in violence daily. Until now. The HKPF have passed all the “natural”
exits of GMD & now unless some monumental & drastic event happens, such as the PLA invading (ironically that will stop the police violence), the HKPF & their accomplices will seek tin prolong their reign of terror & violence on the HK public. The HKPF are now driven by the
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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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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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