The close of Beijing as national security Transformed Hong Kong in just one month

The close of Beijing as national security Transformed Hong Kong in just one month

would adopt a comprehensive law on national security to Hong Kong in Beijing, leaders to allay fears of a broader crackdown on dissent have attempted the city by the measure promising only a small minority of people influence. But in July, the first full month under the new legislation, the measure of a prominent place in efforts to political upheaval in the enclave to beat, but also introduces a climate of fear and insecurity transformation. The legal provisions – to punish crimes related to secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces – they used to disqualify political candidates as a reason to prohibit stopping students via social media messages and slogans common protest. The blows to the democratic movement in the city in recent weeks have extended beyond the scope of wide law itself. The scientists, the key figures of the protests were dismissed from their posts, police raided the office of pollsters and some vocal political opposition members fled. The drama busy month has been cut in his last hours with years of moving 6.en September elections. While the authorities called the spiral onset crown for the move, opposition candidates seen as an attempt to counter their efforts to successfully use the protest movement month-long, hot popular discontent at the polls. For much of last year demonstrations rocked the city’s reputation as a stable financial center. Triggered by fears of Beijing’s interference in the semi-autonomous city of freedom and independence of the judiciary, the protest turned into an increasingly bold and often violent challenge the authority of the Communist Party of China, Beijing invited to assert control back . was the new security legislation behind closed doors and imposed without public consultation has worked, including crimes committed abroad and stipulate penalties up to life imprisonment. It allows security officers of China was for the first time to work openly in town, and allows delivery to the mainland before the judge in the Communist Party-controlled courts. Shake off the criticism and international sanctions, Beijing and its allies say that they take all necessary measures to safeguard the sovereignty and restore stability in Hong Kong. also they insist the town freedoms remain intact, although activists warn of an aggressive attack on their civil liberties long cherished. Here is a chronology of the main events in the month was taken 24 hours after the National Security Act on July 1st Main, the police, the first arrests during an annual protest make the anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China. Ten people, including a 15 year old girl and a 23 year old biker, with a Hong Kong liberation flag, traveling in the police arrested, collected DNA samples and homes sought Carrie Lam said the CEO at the press conference that “Hong Kong should be able to continue to enjoy the freedom of speech, freedom of the press, publications, protest, Monday, and so on,” said the spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian the Act national security required ist Plug L├╝cken’in Hong Kong law framework. “Every sovereign state has the inherent right to legislate in the interests of national security,” he said on July 2, the government bans the protest slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our time,” because of the perceived connotation of separatism and subversion of state power interpretation protesters deny, saying it draws on the history and goals for political freedom in China. Legal experts have questioned that warn the police ban the so-called “Lennon Wall” Post-it with pro-protest messages to the right to national security may violate an important activist Nathan law reveals that left more doubts Hong Kong, that his foreign sanctions governments lobby against the city it falls of the new law phallus July 3 Education Bureau ordered to impose all schools for students teach the national security law with a “positive approach” to help promote a “correct” understanding the relationship between “our country and Hong Kong,” British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced that someone with the status British National Overseas (BNO) – the United Kingdom come and may receive citizenship, an offer that 4 – and their families. July written by pro- Several books of about three million Hongkongers extends demokrati e-activists, including Joshua Wong, are reportedly removed from circulation to libraries and waiting in an investigation to see if they violate the law on national security July 6 l ‘application of the law, expansive new powers of national security laws have to be applied, including the ability to conduct warrant-less search monitors, intercept online communications and Internet service providers need to remove the information from Facebook, Google and Twitter said that the development of state requirements for user data in Hong Kong is locked during TikTok is running announces over the city on July 8 Beijing opens its new headquarters for the national security in Hong Kong O ffice to 33 Metropark hotel floors Education Minister Kevin Yeung prohibitions backup singing students, the radio or play the protest anthem “Glory to Hong Kong “in the schools, because they contain political messages on July 9, Hong Kong constitution minister warns that the primaries may violate the new national security law field in favor of democracy, it prohibits the obstruction of government. Many of the pro-democracy candidates praised the government had demanded the right to budget veto and force democratic reforms of protesters, when a majority of seats in the legislative body on July 10, the stage ensured at the headquarters of the Hong Kong Institute public opinion Research, a police night raid, a leading independent pollster democracy opposition to help a primary election. Police said that they were the people who responded to a report that the pollster computer had been hacked, then run a suspicion of personal information data, on July 14, the New York Times announced that its digital news based in Hong Kong operates from Seoul challenges shifted work permits and ensuring amid concerns about President Donald Trump, a bill to sanction individuals and banks, such as the erosion of the autonomy of Hong Kong helped “new era under Chinese rule exacerbate “signed and approved an executive order enjoyed the salary privilege that Hong Kong ends. Chinese Foreign Ministry says Beijing imposed retaliatory sanctions on July 21 during a demonstration in a netting the mall crown restrictions pain, police arrested Rayman Chow District on charges of national security laws to hurt. He would have a banner with forbidden slogans, however, including “Free Hong Kong, the revolution of our time” July 25 at least 10 candidates of the democratic camp, including Joshua Wong activists, get questions from election officials to verify their eligibility. July their positions on issues such as the National Security Law and penalties 28 is fired long-democracy activist Benny Tai by his associates, the competition of law at the University of Hong Kong, to clarify the candidates are invited, sparking fears for academic freedom. In a statement on the dismissal, the university has not called Tai, citing only termination for “good thing.” The burning of the University Senate rejected that Tai had found committed that do not justify illegal shooting. Tai is currently appealing a prison sentence of 16 months for the seat connection with the campaign Occupy Love and Peace, which the police in 2014 arrested July 29 four people aged 16-21 on suspicion of incitement to secession he co-founded in what appears to be the first such arrest outside demonstrations. At a news conference, Superintendent higher than the newly established National Security Division established, the participation of students in an online group says suspicion is that support for the independence of Hong Kong July 30 A dozen opposition candidates will be disqualified to seek election, of which four legislators away softens established to consider. The reasons are given for Hong Kong in favor of independence, collecting foreign interference, the fundamental objections expressed to the National Security Law and promised indiscriminately government proposals to vote on 31 July Lau Siu-kai, vice president targeted by a tank Beijing think tank, says Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK that Beijing behind the prohibition of 12 candidates in the election was in order “to prevent enemy forces that the adoption of” legislator director David Leung city prosecutor has resigned from his post and show reportedly in an e-mail to colleagues, which was prompted by decisions set aside on the law on national security, all four students were arrested under the national granted bail Act security and police ordered news of a group on Facebook for a “Republic of Hong Kong” Hong Kong Carrie Lam Director pledging support angeblic remove h postponed to an No September 6 elections, the city of the seriousness of coronaviru resurgent citing s outbreak. In a press conference, they announced that they have called the central government in Beijing to determine what will happen to the Legislative Council in the gap before the survey can be called. Critics call the delay of “naked fraud” and the government throwing public health crisis as a pretext to use a repetition of the District Council elections last year to avoid when the opposition to win 86% of seats in Chinese state media reported that Hong Kong police have six “disturber” abroad on charges of arrest warrants ordered violating the national security law, including the right Nathan and citizens of the United States Samuel Chu
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