Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

16/9/2021 12:46:00 PM

Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

HONG KONG: Organisers of Hong Kong\u0027s annual Tiananmen vigil said they had been ordered by national security police to delete their online presence as Chinese mainland-style Internet curbs become more commonplace in the city. The

Theis the latest opposition group to be targeted by a sweeping national security law that China imposed to wipe out dissent following huge and often violent protests two years ago.In recent days, police have charged three alliance leaders with subversion and

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hauled away exhibitsfrom a museum commemorating the victims of Beijing's deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.On Thursday (Sep 16), the alliance said that officers invoked the security law to order the removal of its website and social media platforms, including its Facebook account. The group said it would comply by 10pm.

The alliance had long suspected that it would be targeted by police and has spent the last year creating a digital archive of its Tiananmen museum with the help of activists overseas.Beijing is remoulding Hong Kong in its own image, with each week bringing precedent-setting, far-reaching changes to the semi-autonomous city, including its Internet. headtopics.com

China uses sophisticated censorship controls to surround the mainland's Internet with a"Great Firewall", which quickly scrubs content disliked by the Communist Party.While Hong Kong maintains open access to the Internet, the national security law empowers police to issue takedown notices for sites and social media profiles, which they have begun doing.

Related:Hong Kong to create more national security offences: OfficialPopular pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily collapsed earlier this year after its assets were frozen by national security officers. Its website and social media pages were also taken down.

In June, Hong Kong police ordered Israeli company Wix to take down a website run by overseas pro-democracy activists. The firm briefly complied before apologising and reversing the decision following public criticism.Arrested democracy activists are often ordered by courts to stop posting online as part of their bail conditions.

Beijing's increased control over Hong Kong's Internet has rattled some international businesses in the city.Social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and Google say they have ceased cooperating with police requests because of the security law. headtopics.com

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Google and Facebook this year halted plans for an undersea cable that would have connected California and Hong Kong, partly because of security concerns.In July, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong warned that many members fear an end to the free flow of information in the finance hub.

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Totally political oppression. CCP is destroying the whole civil society. No one can have freedom, democracy and human rights. StandWithHongKong dorobou0 I guess Beijing would like to delete this live reporting from BBC too And all the other publications? The world will NEVER FORGET what the CCP did. TiananmenSquareMassacre 8964 TiananmenSquare

Hong Kong may be the “Xinjiang” of tomorrow ! Full Great Fire Wall in Hong Kong is not far away. they are rewriting history Silence21240183 Delete online content, your personal email, chat history, bank account, and then probably your physical presence It has further proven that CCP formally label remembering TiananmenSquareMassacre is threatening their national security StandWithHongKong

In HongKong, CCP hv got all the power to do everything it wants n kangaroo courts dare not to challenge them! UKSupremeCourt still endorse this broken system n help CCP oppress HongKong's people! StandWithHongKong save12hkyouths BoycottChina No more Freedom and Democracy in HongKong now. HK is totally off and become the NewBerlin under the NationalSecurityLaw. OneCountryTwoSystemIsDead. HongKongers, even non-HKer not in HK is suffering in that law. StandWithHongKong FreeHongKong

Nine Hong Kong activists given jail terms for joining Tiananmen vigilHONG KONG: Nine veteran democracy activists in Hong Kong were sentenced to between six and 10 months in jail on Wednesday (Sep 15) for joining a Tiananmen vigil banned by police last year. Three others were handed suspended sentences on the same charges of joining an unlawful assembly or inciting others to Jail for 6 - 10 months for peaceful assembly! Can UKSupremeCourt answer me how this decision of HongKong's kangaroo court is consistent w/ rule of law? When will UKSupremeCourt apply the legal principle in UK? StandWithHongKong save12hkyouths BoycottChina CCP_is_terrorist is now taking over our court. Just a self-deception on the existence of RULE of LAW in Hong Kong. Even the freedom to commemorate is deprived of, is the city still an international city? Even the civil society is ruined and people are silenced here, conscientious people around the world will keep on fighting totalitarianism StandWithHongKong FreeJimmyLai FreeJoshuaWong

Hong Kong to create more national security offences: OfficialHONG KONG: Hong Kong will create a host of new national security offences, a senior official confirmed on Tuesday (Sep 14), building on a law Beijing imposed last year that has criminalised much dissent and transformed the city. Chris Tang, a former police chief promoted to security secretary this yea No more Freedom and Democracy in HongKong now. HK is totally off and become the NewBerlin under the NationalSecurityLaw. OneCountryTwoSystemIsDead. HongKongers, even non-HKer not in HK is suffering in that law. StandWithHongKong FreeHongKong The National Security Law wavering red line, coupled with the numerous injustices done by the Department of Justice, forced many social movement activists into exile or you will be jailed hk has demonstrated that there is no room for democracy and freedom under ccp administration 1 country, 2 systems, just kidding StandWithHongKong

Hong Kong to create more national security offences: officialHong Kong will create a host of new national security offences, a senior official confirmed Tuesday, building on a law Beijing imposed last year that has criminalised much dissent and transformed the city.

Nine Hong Kong activists given jail terms for joining Tiananmen vigilHONG KONG: Nine veteran democracy activists in Hong Kong were sentenced to between six and 10 months in jail on Wednesday (Sep 15) for joining a Tiananmen vigil banned by police last year. Three others were handed suspended sentences on the same charges of joining an unlawful assembly or inciting others to Jail for 6 - 10 months for peaceful assembly! Can UKSupremeCourt answer me how this decision of HongKong's kangaroo court is consistent w/ rule of law? When will UKSupremeCourt apply the legal principle in UK? StandWithHongKong save12hkyouths BoycottChina CCP_is_terrorist is now taking over our court. Just a self-deception on the existence of RULE of LAW in Hong Kong. Even the freedom to commemorate is deprived of, is the city still an international city? Even the civil society is ruined and people are silenced here, conscientious people around the world will keep on fighting totalitarianism StandWithHongKong FreeJimmyLai FreeJoshuaWong

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