1. Hong Kong issues arrest warrants for six overseas democracy activists including US citizen, state media reports  CNN
  2. Hong Kong 'seeking arrest' of fleeing activists  BBC News
  3. Carrie Lam uses emergency powers to postpone Hong Kong election  Guardian News
  4. The Guardian view on delaying elections: it's what autocrats do  The Guardian
  5. Covid-19: Why Hong Kong's 'third wave' is a warning  BBC News
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Six activists, including some now in the UK, are reportedly wanted under the new security law.Six activists, including some now in the UK, are reportedly wanted under the new security law.

Hong Kong 'seeking arrest' of fleeing activists - BBC News

China's ambassador to the UK on Thursday warned that Beijing would stop recognising British national (overseas) passports.China's ambassador to the UK on Thursday warned that Beijing would stop recognising British national (overseas) passports.

Hong Kong: China threatens to stop recognizing UK-issued passports - Business Insider

A day after Trump floated a delay in the U.S., the White House press secretary slammed the Hong Kong delay as undermining "democratic processes."A day after Trump floated a delay in the U.S., the White House press secretary slammed the Hong Kong delay as undermining "democratic processes."

Trump White House condemns Hong Kong election delay

The EU's recent penalties against China for its actions in Hong Kong are welcome, writes pro-democracy activist Nathan Law. But they need to go further, as it’s the only way to halt China's increasing authoritarianism.The EU's recent penalties against China for its actions in Hong Kong are welcome, writes pro-democracy activist Nathan Law. But they need to go further, as it’s the only way to halt China's increasing authoritarianism.

Opinion: Only sanctions will make China stop and think | Opinion | DW | 31.07.2020

An emerging New Cold War?An emerging New Cold War?

Hong Kong Crisis: How Far Will China Go? – The Diplomat

Hong Kong police have ordered the arrest of six pro-democracy activists living in exile on suspicion of violating the national security law, Chinese state media reported late Friday, but the city's force refused to comment. The six included prominent young campaigner Nathan Law, 27, who recentlyHong Kong police have ordered the arrest of six pro-democracy activists living in exile on suspicion of violating the national security law, Chinese state media reported late Friday, but the city's force refused to comment. The six included prominent young campaigner Nathan Law, 27, who recently

Hong Kong police order arrest of exiled activists: China state media

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's democracy camp will continue to fight communist China's crackdown on political freedoms, activists vowed Friday after a devastating month of election disqualifications, arrests for social media posts and protest figures fleeing overseas.HONG KONG - Hong Kong's democracy camp will continue to fight communist China's crackdown on political freedoms, activists vowed Friday after a devastating month of election disqualifications, arrests for social media posts and protest figures fleeing overseas.

Defiant Hong Kong activists vow to resist China crackdown

An open letter to Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR.An open letter to Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR.

For 23 years Hong Kong was an anomaly.For 23 years Hong Kong was an anomaly.

Shocked Hong Kong in a new era under 'white knuckle' China grip - Reuters

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Hong Kong’s decision to bar a dozen pro-democracy candidates from contesting legislative elections and then to postpone the vote by a year won’t leave its economic prospects unscathed. It’s a striking reminder of how threatening elections can be for authoritarian governments —(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Hong Kong’s decision to bar a dozen pro-democracy candidates from contesting legislative elections and then to postpone the vote by a year won’t leave its economic prospects unscathed. It’s a striking reminder of how threatening elections can be for authoritarian governments —

Hong Kong Takes the Zero-Risk Poll Option

Hong Kong’s arrest warrants for activists overseas show that exile and foreign nationality are no protection against the city’s sweeping national security law, one of the targeted dissidents has warned. Democracy campaigner and US citizen Samuel Chu, who runs the Hong Kong Democracy Council in Washington, said Friday he had learned he is wanted for allegedly “inciting secession and […]

Exile is no protection from Hong Kong security law, says US dissident Samuel Chu - wanted for 'secession' | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Political and economic uncertainties may drive a new exodusPolitical and economic uncertainties may drive a new exodus

One country, two passports - Many Hong Kongers are considering emigration | China | The Economist

Chinese state television says Hong Kong police ordered arrest of six activists on charges of violating security law.Chinese state television says Hong Kong police ordered arrest of six activists on charges of violating security law.

Hong Kong 'issues arrest warrants' for exiled democracy activists | China News | Al Jazeera

"Academic staff...are no longer free to make controversial statements to the general public about politically or socially controversial matters," one of them writes."Academic staff...are no longer free to make controversial statements to the general public about politically or socially controversial matters," one of them writes.

2 Pro-Democracy University Employees in Hong Kong Fired as Beijing-Imposed National Security Law Takes Effect – Reason.com

Foreign ministries should reject the new National Security Law that China imposed on Hong Kong, and act to uphold human rights in the city, Human Rights Watch said today in an open letter from 17 nongovernmental organizations.

Global Call to Reject Hong Kong Security Law | Human Rights Watch

The Chinese Embassy in Germany issued a statement on Friday expressing strong indignation over and firm opposition to the remarks made by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas regarding Hong Kong affairs.

China opposes wrong remarks by German FM regarding HK affairs - CGTN

Hong Kong authorities drew new red lines on the limits of dissent in the financial center, barring a dozen activists including Joshua Wong from seeking office and arresting four others over social media posts.

Hong Kong Moves to Crush Opposition With Candidate Ban

SHANGHAI/BERLIN (REUTERS) - China's embassy in Germany condemned Berlin's suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, a move Germany said was a response to the postponement of an election in the Chinese city.. Read more at straitstimes.com.East Asia News -SHANGHAI/BERLIN (REUTERS) - China's embassy in Germany condemned Berlin's suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, a move Germany said was a response to the postponement

China embassy criticises Germany's suspension of extradition treaty with Hong Kong, East Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

The Hong Kong government declared an unprecedented 12 pro-democracy politicians’ candidacies for September’s legislative elections invalid on Thursday, saying it would not rule out the possibility of further disqualifications. HKFP has rounded up reactions to the move from local as well as international politicians and human rights groups. 69 Members of the Parliaments from 17 […]

'Hammer blow to Hong Kong’s autonomy': Politicians, NGOs and activists react to election bans | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

City officials did a quick U-turn in the face of public anger, after viral photos showed workers eating lunch on curbs and bridges in the hot sun.City officials did a quick U-turn in the face of public anger, after viral photos showed workers eating lunch on curbs and bridges in the hot sun.

U.S. officials condemned Beijing over the Hong Kong government’s decision to disqualify 12 pro-democracy candidates for the upcoming legislative elections currently scheduled in September.U.S. officials condemned Beijing over the Hong Kong government’s decision to disqualify 12 pro-democracy candidates for the upcoming legislative elections currently scheduled in September.

US Expresses Concerns Over Candidate Disqualification, Recent Arrests in Hong Kong

China is placing blame squarely on the U.S. for failed plans between the U.K. and the Chinese tech company Huawei, on plans to develop 5G.China is placing blame squarely on the U.S. for failed plans between the U.K. and the Chinese tech company Huawei, on plans to develop 5G.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam invokes her emergency powers to postpone the city’s September legislative election by one year, citing coronavirus resurgence as reason.Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam invokes her emergency powers to postpone the city’s September legislative election by one year, citing coronavirus resurgence as reason.

Hong Kong leader uses emergency powers to postpone legislative election for a year — RT World News

Ordinary Hong Kong residents have likened the national security law for the Hong Kong Special Administration Region to a silver bullet or a guardian able to protect their peaceful daily life and freedom to speak up.

Hong Kong residents see changes for the better brought about by national security law - Global Times

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White House Bashes Hong Kong’s Decision to Delay ElectionWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany ripped Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Friday over her decision to delay legislative elections by a year amid the coronavirus pandemic, Politico reports. 

White House Bashes Hong Kong's Decision to Delay Election | Newsmax.com

Elections for Hong Kong's parliament - previously scheduled for September 2020 - will be postponed due to a spike in coronavirus cases.Elections for Hong Kong's parliament - previously scheduled for September 2020 - will be postponed due to a spike in coronavirus cases.

Hong Kong delays election to September 2021 due to spike in COVID-19 infections | World News | Sky News

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Tony Chung, leader of the pro-independence group Studentlocalism, is among four people arrested. Police say the accused sought to establish a republic and unite all pro-independence forces. The four activists risk life imprisonment. The authorities are cracking down on dissent. Carrie Lam fears that pro-democracy forces will win the next elections. Tony Chung, leader of the pro-independence group Studentlocalism, is among four people arrested. Police say the accused sought to establish a republic and unite all pro-independence forces. The four activists risk life imprisonment. The authorities are cracking down on dissent. Carrie Lam fears that pro-democracy forces will win the next elections.

HONG KONG – CHINA First arrests for ‘inciting secession’ under Hong Kong’s new security law

Hong Kong police have signaled their intent to enforce a new Chinese national security law strictly, arresting four youths Wednesday on suspicion of inciting secession through social media posts.HONG KONG — Hong Kong police have signaled their intent to enforce a new Chinese national security law strictly, arresting four youths Wednesday on suspicion of inciting secession through social

4 arrested under new Hong Kong security law for online posts

Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four people for pro-independence online posts, citing a newly enacted Chinese national security law.Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four people for pro-independence online posts, citing a newly enacted Chinese national security law.

Hong Kong police arrest 4 for online posts | TheHill

Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four people for pro-independence online posts, citing a newly enacted Chinese national security law.Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four people for pro-independence online posts, citing a newly enacted Chinese national security law.

Hong Kong police arrest 4 for online posts | TheHill

Twelve opposition candidates were barred Thursday from running in upcoming legislative elections, as authorities continue dismantling a pro-democracy movement that challenges Beijing’s authority in the city.Twelve opposition candidates were barred Thursday from running in upcoming legislative elections, as authorities continue dismantling a pro-democracy movement that challenges Beijing’s authority in the city.

Pro-Democracy Candidates Barred From Hong Kong Election - WSJ

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced that the elections originally scheduled for Sept. 6 will be delayed by a full year. This is obviously troubling

Colby Cosh: The last vestiges of Hong Kong 'democracy' | National Post

Colby Cosh: The last vestiges of Hong Kong 'democracy' | National Post

Pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong are criticizing the government's decision to postpone Legislative Council elections for one year.Pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong are criticizing the government's decision to postpone Legislative Council elections for one year.

HK pro-democracy camp slams vote postponement | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police have ordered the arrests of six pro-democracy activists living in exile on suspicion of violating the national security law, Chinese state media reported late on Friday, but the city’s force refused to comment.

Hong Kong police order arrests of exiled activists | New Straits Times

Dramatic move comes hours after Hong Kong's chief executive calls off elections to city's parliament, citing surge in coronavirus infectionsDramatic move comes hours after Hong Kong's chief executive calls off elections to city's parliament, citing surge in coronavirus infections

Hong Kong police demand arrest of six pro-democracy activists living in exile

The world has experienced a six-month geopolitical vacuum, and China has filled it poorly.The world has experienced a six-month geopolitical vacuum, and China has filled it poorly.

China Has Squandered Its First Great Opportunity - The Atlantic

HONG KONG - Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Friday (July 31) the reasons for disqualifying him from running in elections for the legislature were "invalid and ridiculous." Wong said in a statement Hong Kong's new national security was a "legal weapon used against dissidents". On Thursday, Hong Kong disqualified a dozen pro-democracy candidates from running in a...HONG KONG - Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Friday (July 31) the reasons for disqualifying him from running in elections for the legislature were "invalid and ridiculous." Wong said in a statement Hong Kong's new national security was a "legal weapon used against dissidents". On Thursday, Hong Kong disqualified a dozen pro-democracy candidates from running in a...

Joshua Wong says his disqualification from Hong Kong poll 'invalid and ridiculous', China News - AsiaOne

The pro-democracy camp will continue to fight Beijing's crackdown on political freedoms, prominent dissident Joshua Wong Chi-fung said t...The pro-democracy camp will continue to fight Beijing's crackdown on political freedoms, prominent dissident Joshua Wong Chi-fung said today.He other activists were barred Thursday from standing f...

Activists ready to resist political crackdown | The Standard