A minor amusement – or at least a curiosity – as Hong Kong’s NatSec regime prepares to prosecute HK Alliance and other activists for their past calls for an end to China’s one-party state. Several current judges, including one at the proceedings for Chow Hang-tung last Friday and three NatSec judges, signed a petition in May 1989 supporting the students in Tiananmen Square. A reminder that some of today’s leading pro-Beijing figures did as well.
A few other things…
Some more details on the prison authorities’ horror upon finding that jailed activists might engage with and win support from fellow inmates. Could the Correctional Services management avoid ‘rebellion’ over chocolate and hairpins if they updated their obsessive and petty restrictions on what items prisoners may receive?
Denise Ho’s concert goes ahead online from an undisclosed (and apparently sweaty) location.
Professor Michael Davis’ testimony before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Among many gems…
It seems only in Hong Kong does trying to defeat the government in accordance with constitutional requirements amount to subversion.
And more on Beijing’s use of social media – the YouTube foreign legion.