29 July 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign minister says
China regarded the violent actions of some protesters in HongKongProtest as an "undisguised challenge" to the one country, two systems formula under which the city is ruled, state television reported on Tuesday.
China trade talks with US have "already begun," @POTUS tells reporters.
HongKong Gov Press conference: In response to the question about resignation, Carrie Lam said: I've apologised for the insufficient work surrounding the Bill, there is much more work to be done.
At a 4am press conference, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Secretary for Security John Lee and police chief Stephen Lo condemned Monday evening's occupation of Hong Kong's Legislative Council.
Police chief Stephen Lo said the withdrawal of police officers from LegCo prior to the evening occupation as a "temporary retreat" due to the environment and the tactics used by protesters.
[00:35 HKT] Police ready to enter Legco
Lianyu Wall is commonly known as The Lennon Wall, is guarded by a large number of riot police.
#antiELAB protesters and riot police on the crossing of Tim Mei Avenue and Harcourt Road.
Tear gas fired on Lung Wo and LegCo Road.
Police clearing LegCo Road with big numbers and force. Multiple tear gas canisters fired. Police holding bean bag guns.
Police just fired tear gas at protesters outside Legco.
Police preparing in heavy force on Fenwick Pier St
#antiELAB protesters all geared up as police near from Wan Chai. Helmets, masks and gloves on. "We are not defending the barricade at all cost, we just need to buy time for those behind us to leave," shouts one.
Police announced that they will be clearing the scene shortly. As news spread, #antiELAB protesters are urging those who need to go, to leave and that a safe exit through the other end of Lung Wo Road is possible.
[22:36 HKT] Still around 200-300 protestors and press inside Legco chamber.
Organizer crowd estimate for today's July 1 march: 550,000.
The Legislative Council chamber has been taken over by protesters, the Beijing-imposed HK emblem defaced, and the old British colonial flag (assoc. with HK independence) draped at the front.
"This is a complete trap, I'm sorry that people played into it," pro dem lawmaker Fernando Cheung says inside the chamber. Says police could have easily cleared protesters earlier but allowed this to happen.
#antiELAB protesters have occupied Legco chamber
Protesters smash up portraits of Legislative Council presidents outside the chamber
#HongKongProtest hundreds of protesters finding their way through the floors of Legco.
Protestors streaming into LegCo as riot police back off and the shutter is finally swept away. #AntiELAB
Protesters have stormed Hong Kong's legislature: Protesters are pouring in from several entrances
Hundreds in Tamar Park, with more streaming in after July1 march.
Hong Kong protesters storm legislature after hacking through reinforced glass
2 year ago
KCNA: "Thanks to the leadership of the CPC the Chinese people could wage an organizational and stubborn struggle against foreign forces of aggression and won a victory in the fierce struggle with domestic reactionary forces to greet the birth of a new China."
2 year ago
KCNA: "The Chinese people greeted a historic moment in the struggle for hewing out their destiny on July 1, 98 years ago and the Communist Party of China (CPC) was founded that day."
Hong Kong: What the July 1 march looks like from above
Steady flow into the Victoria park in HongKong
Hong Kong protesters are storming the Legislative Council complex, ramming a glass door with a metal trolley
Police have raised a red flag from inside the Legco building where they are storming
Protesters sliding metal barricades toward LegCo
As tensions rise at LegCo w protesters trying to break into the building, crowds are gathering in Victoria Park for the pro-democracy march. Christian groups praying and singing
@AFPgraphics VIDEO: Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters
Hong Kong police say unknown liquid was thrown by protesters at their officers with some subsequently experiencing difficulty breathing and itchy skin. 13 officers sent to hospital for treatment
Timelapse from 4-10am: Protesters started going out on the streets early in the morning on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China
Man appears to be disabling a CCTV camera in HongKong's Admiralty area. Police scarcely visible at this point. A broader anti-extradition march is set to take place at 2:30pm today starting at Victoria Park.
Captured earlier: the moment when police clashed with protesters #antiEALB
Some pictures of the repression of protests in Hong Hong so far today, - Reuters
Right now on Lung Wui Road - bricks being pulled from the footpath, a fresh set of barricades being built and pulled into place
Hundreds of riot police officers used batons and pepper spray to push back protesters who tried to march to the site of an annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the territory's return to China from Britain
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