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Hongkongers are creating a pro-democracy human chain along Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, in a tribute to the Baltic Way 30 years ago. hongkongfp.com/hong-kong-extr… #HongKong #China #antiELABhk #antiELAB #NoToChinaExtradition
Participants hope to raise international awareness of the pro-democracy movement and anti-extradition law fight. hongkongfp.com/hong-kong-extr… #HongKong #China #antiELABhk #antiELAB #NoToChinaExtradition Photo: @demosisto.
@demosisto One volunteer in her 20s told HKFP that she was handing out lyrics of popular songs that protesters are expected to sing later. #HongKong #China #antiELABhk #antiELAB #NoToChinaExtradition hongkongfp.com/hong-kong-extr… @holmeschan_
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#HonKong Thread: Hong Kong protesters abandoned Facebook for other platforms - "Facebook is not a useful tool for the movement except for those celebrities and parties, on which they make announcements and deliver statements." euronews.com/2019/07/12/hon…
The 2014 Hong Kong generation was dependent on Facebook. Now, "most young people don't use Facebook anymore & turned to Snapchat or Instagram." At the core of the issue is Facebook's algorithm, which prioritizes posts triggering an intense debate in the comments.
"In 2014, Facebook amplified the disagreements between the various "school of thoughts". EconReporter wrote. "In 2014, the movement had no experience and leaders did not know how to handle it and promote democratic decisions within it," Han Mei said.
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1/ READ THIS THREAD *Very important* world news that probably didn't make it to your news feed: Hong Kong protests. #NotExtraditiontoChina #反送中 #612strike #香港加油 #6月9反送中大遊行 #612反送中
2/ The Hong Kong government, headed by a quasi-elected, Beijing-approved Chief Executive Carrie Lam, is attempting to pass an "extradition bill" that gives the PRC power to extradite criminals from HK to PRC.
3/ However, with the passage of the bill, it will ALSO give greater power to PRC to extradite people from HK on arbitrary reasons - namely, political opposition. Instead of using "enforced disappearances" to make certain individuals suddenly resurface...
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