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Beijing's HK office says US sanctions 'clowning actions' as tensions grow

The sanctions freeze any US assets of the officials, prohibit them from carrying out business in the country and generally bar Americans from doing business with them.

By REUTERS
08/08/2020
How COVID, Hong Kong, 5G spying broke Israel’s US-China balance

There have been reports of China trying to hack foreign research for arriving at a coronavirus cure.

China sends team to Hong Kong to do widespread coronavirus testing

Some local residents fear China may use this as an excuse to collect DNA samples for surveillance purposes.

By REUTERS
02/08/2020
Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second readi
Hong Kong democracy activists to Israel: Stop exporting tech to police

An activist claimed Hong Kong police used Israeli-made Cellebrite to hack his phone.

DEMONSTRATORS RUN from riot police shooting pepper-spray pellets during a protest in Hong Kong on Ju
Hong Kong police arrest four under national security law

A police spokesman said the three men and a woman, all students, were suspected of being involved in an online group that pledged to use every means to fight for an independent Hong Kong.

By REUTERS
30/07/2020
Does ‘Five Eyes’ countries’ unity on Hong Kong impact Israel, Middle East?

The Five Eyes network is a post-WWII intelligence sharing framework composed of the US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

DEMONSTRATORS RUN from riot police shooting pepper-spray pellets during a protest in Hong Kong on Ju
New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

"New Zealand can no longer trust that Hong Kong’s criminal justice system is sufficiently independent from China," Peters said in a statement.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
Protesters take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 31st anniversary of the crackdown of pro-dem
Hong Kong protesters gather on anniversary of mob attack

The Yuen Long attack, and the police's apparent failure to prevent it, exacerbated tensions during protests last year, plunging the global financial hub into crisis.

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
US warns citizens of heightened detention risks in China

"US citizens may be detained without access to US consular services or information about their alleged crime."

By REUTERS
11/07/2020
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