2019–20 Hong Kong protests

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2019–20 Hong Kong protests
Pairt o the democratic development in Hong Kong,
Hong Kong–Mainland Cheenae conflict
an the protests o 2019
Various protest scenes in Hong Kong Clockwise frae tap: Protesters on 16 Juin 2019 • Makshift roadblock ablaze on 15 September 2019 • Protesters hoachin the streets on 18 August 2019 • Murnin the daith o Chow Tsz-lok • Polis tear-gas dispersal on 12 Juin 2019Hong Kong Way campaign 13 September 2019 • Protesters on 12 Juin 2019
Date15 Mairch 2019–present
(5 years, 2 months, 1 week and 3 days)
LocationHong Kong
Ither ceeties warldwide in solidarity
Caused bi
GoalsFive Demands
  • Full widrawal o the extradeetion bill frae the legislative process
  • Retraction o the chairacterisation o the 12 Juin 2019 protests as "riots"
  • Release an exoneration o arrestit protesters
  • Establishment o an independent commission o inquiry intae polis behaviour
  • Universal suffrage for Legislative Cooncil an Chief Executive elections
  • Bill suspendit on 15 Juin an offeecially widrawn on 23 October[7][8]
  • Polis pairtially retractit chairacterisation o protests on or afore 12 Juin as "riots", except for five individuals in Admiralty on 12 Juin[9]
Pairties tae the ceevil conflict
Lead feegurs
(na centralised leadership)

Supportit bi:

Daiths, injures an arrests
  • 2,600+ (as o 9 December 2019)[19][a]
Reestit~9,000 (as o 28 Mey 2020)[21][22][23][b]
Chairged1,749+ (as o 10 Juin 2020)[26][21]

The ongag 2019–20 Hong Kong protests war triggert bi the introduction o the Fugitive Offenders anmmendment bill bi the Hong Kong govrenment. Gin pit forrit, the bill wad hae alloued fowk tae be extradichtit tae jurisdictions whaur Hong Kong disnae hae extradition greements, includin mainland Cheenae an Taiwan. This led tae concerns that the bill wad subject Hong Kong residents an veesitors tae the legal seestem o mainland Cheenae, an unnerminin Hong Kong's autonomy an infringin ceevil leeberties.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The nummer o ceevilians injured is certainly unnerstatit, acause some protesters socht medical help frae unnergrund clinics due tae mistrust in the govrenment services.[20]
  2. The feegur includes an unkent nummer o repeat arrests occurrin in the coorse o the protests. Accordin tae an airticle in the South China Morning Post, as o 10 October 2019 thare war close tae 2,400 arrests, wi aboot 60 bein repeat arrests.[24] The nummer o arrestees currently in custody is uncertaint as o 18 Apryle 2020.[25]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cheng, Kris; Grundy, Tom (15 Juin 2019). "Hong Kong democrats urge leader Carrie Lam to drop extradition law plans entirely and resign; Sunday protest to proceed". Hong Kong Free Press. Archived frae the original on 15 Juin 2019. Retrieved 15 Juin 2019.
  2. Wong, Tessa (17 August 2019). "How Hong Kong got trapped in a cycle of violence". BBC News. Archived frae the original on 17 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  3. Sala, Ilaria Maria (21 August 2019). "Why There's No End in Sight to the Hong Kong Protests". The Nation. Archived frae the original on 21 August 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  4. 林鄭月娥電視講話 宣布撤回修例 拒設獨立委員會 (in Cheenese). Stand News. 5 September 2019. Archived frae the original on 29 December 2021. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  5. "Archived copy" 傘運感和理非無用 勇武者:掟磚非為泄憤. Ming Pao (in Cheenese). 18 August 2019. Archived frae the original on 13 September 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. "Hong Kong mask ban defied for third day as mobs go on rampage". South China Morning Post. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  7. "Hong Kong's 'dead' extradition bill finally buried as government formally withdraws it". South China Morning Post. 23 September 2019. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  8. "So the bill is 'dead'…but how dead, exactly? Lam's choice of words raises eyebrows". Coconuts Hong Kong. 9 Julie 2019. Archived frae the original on 17 Julie 2019. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  9. Ng, Kang-chung; Sum, Lok-kei (17 Juin 2019). "Police roll back on categorisation of Hong Kong protests as a riot". South China Morning Post. ISSN 1021-6731. OCLC 648902513. Archived frae the original on 17 Juin 2019. Retrieved 17 Juin 2019.
  10. Chan, Holmes (15 Juin 2019). "In Pictures: 'Hopeful tomorrow' -Pro-gov't group hosts rally denouncing violence and backing Hong Kong police". Hong Kong Free Press. Archived frae the original on 15 Juin 2019. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  11. "No country would tolerate 'violent and destructive acts' of Hong Kong's protesters, Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng says". South China Morning Post. 6 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019. 'Stopping violence and restoring order is still the most important work for Hong Kong society, the common responsibility of the city's executive, legislative and judicial bodies, as well as the biggest consensus of the city,' he said.
  12. Cheng, Kris (6 November 2019). "Vice-Premier says Beijing supports Hong Kong authorities, as leader Carrie Lam 'saddened' by 3,000 arrests during protests". Hong Kong Free Press. Archived frae the original on 6 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019. '[The central government] fully acknowledges the work done by [Lam] and the SAR government, and the dedicated performance of the Hong Kong police force,' he said
  13. Zhou, Laura (14 November 2019). "Xi Jinping again backs Hong Kong police use of force in stopping unrest". South Morning China Post. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  14. a b c d e f g h i j k 【林鄭述職】強化「刀把子」角色 折射北京撐警強力執法思路. HK01 (in Cheenese). 17 December 2019.
  15. Chan, Holmes (22 Julie 2019). "'Servants of triads': Hong Kong democrats claim police condoned mob attacks in Yuen Long". Hong Kong Free Press. Archived frae the original on 22 Julie 2019.
  16. Kuo, Lily (22 Julie 2019). "Hong Kong: why thugs may be doing the government's work". The Guardian.
  17. Barron, Laignee (23 Julie 2019). "Suspected 'Triad' gangs mark dangerous new phase in Hong Kong's crisis". Time.
  18. "Exclusive: China sets up Hong Kong crisis center in mainland, considers replacing chief liaison". Reuters. 26 November 2019.
  19. "Anti-government protests enter their seventh month". RTHK. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  20. "In Pictures: Hong Kong's volunteer frontline medics rush to treat protest casualties". Hong Kong Free Press. 21 December 2019.
  21. a b Arranz, Adolfo (11 Juin 2020). "Arrested Hong Kong protesters: how the numbers look one year on". South China Morning Post (in Inglis). Retrieved 11 Juin 2020.
  22. "Hong Kong Courts Groan Under Weight Of Protest Trials". Capital Radio. 28 Mey 2020. Retrieved 28 Mey 2020.
  23. Wong, Suelon (27 Mey 2020). "Hong Kong police arrest hundreds and fire pepper balls at protesters". Financial Times. Retrieved 27 Mey 2020.(subscription needit)
  24. "Hong Kong protests: growing number of repeat arrests prompts calls for special court to fast-track cases related to violent unrest". South China Morning Post. 21 October 2019. Retrieved 4 Januar 2020.
  25. Pang, Jessie (18 Apryle 2020). "Hong Kong police detain veteran democracy activists in raids". Reuters. Retrieved 23 Apryle 2020.
  26. "修例風波:9個月7704名示威者被捕 其中4人為小學生". on.cc東網 (in Cheenese). Retrieved 2 Mairch 2020.