Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

“There is no more One Country Two Systems”: Thousands rally against Beijing’s intervention in oath row
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/11/06/there-is-no-more-one-country-two-systems-thousands-rally-against-beijings-intervention-in-oath-row/

Related:
Full text: Interpretation of Article 104 of Basic Law of Hong Kong SAR
全国人民代表大会常务委员会关于《中华人民共和国香港特别行政区基本法》第一百零四条的解释
Xinhua, November 7, 2016
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/07/c_135811504.htm
CH: http://news.xinhuanet.com/gangao/2016-11/07/c_1119862546.htm

LIVE: Protesters clash with police at China Liaison Office, pepper spray deployed, road occupied
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/11/06/live-protesters-clash-police-china-liaison-office-pepper-spray-deployed-road-occupied/

China intervenes in Hong Kong legal system in boldest move yet
Reuters, November 7, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-china-politics-idUSKBN13204P

China bars two rebel Hong Kong MPs from retaking oath
Al Jazeera, November 7, 2016
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/11/china-bars-rebel-hong-kong-mps-retaking-oath-161107033944766.html

“Festering pustules”: the two pro-democracy activists who are targets of China's wrath
The Guardian, November 7, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/07/festering-pustules-two-pro-democracy-activists-targets-chinas-wrath

Top legislature reviews draft interpretation to Hong Kong Basic Law
Xinhua, November 5, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/05/c_135808411.htm

梁振英:支持人大釋法 23條立法有現實意義 (CY Leung supports NPC interpretation of the Law and considers legislation of Article 23 having realistic significance)
InMedia HK, November 7, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1045681

民主派轟釋法變相修法 嚴重踐踏法治 (Pan-democrats condemn the NPC interpretation as a form of modifying the Law, trampling severely on rule of law)
InMedia HK, November 7, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1045691

朱凱廸:把握釋法危機 民主自決修改基本法 (Eddie Chu: Take advantage of the crisis of the law interpretation, modify the Basic Law of democratic self-determination)
InMedia HK, November 7, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/10456895

If China meant to chill Hong Kong speech, booksellers’ case did the job
The New York Times, November 5, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/05/world/asia/hong-kong-china-booksellers-pen.html

Related:
Writing on the wall: Disappeared booksellers and free expression in Hong Kong
PEN America, November 5, 2016
https://pen.org/writing-on-the-wall