A thread on the de facto absorption/dismantling of a renowned HK Chinese University-based research service institute apparently for being too exposed to charges of collusion with foreign forces. CUHK produced its excuses on Christmas Day. Apple Daily story here.
In keeping with this festive spirit…
the disfigured streets of the city serve as a symbol of both their crackdown on dissent and the popular resentment simmering beneath the surface, ready to erupt at a moment’s notice as it did in 2019.
A trailer for Japanese documentary Montage of Hong Kong about the 2019 uprising. And a draft sample chapter from a collection of essays on the subject, Hong Kong Between ‘One Country’ and ‘Two Systems, due out soon (this one’s from June 2019 – quite prescient).