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Hong Kong: China says it will not recognise UK overseas passports

Hong Kong: China says it will not recognise UK overseas passports:

lovinghk:

(source: the guardian | 30 jul 2020) 

China will not recognise the British national (overseas) passport as a legal travel document, raising the prospect that the 3 million Hong Kong citizens eligible for the passport will be banned from leaving Hong Kong by the Chinese government.

The warning was made at a press conference by the Chinese ambassador to the UK, Liu Xiaoming, in which he also warned that it was hard to imagine a global Britain that bypassed or excluded China. Decoupling from China would mean decoupling from growth and the future, he suggested.

Hongkongers are being kept hostage by CCP

bliphany:bliphany:If this “finally” looks “terrifying enough” for you, there are countries that have…

bliphany:

bliphany:

If this “finally” looks “terrifying enough” for you, there are countries that have signed extradition treaties with China:

– Countries where the extradition treaties have been signed and become effective:

Russia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Mongolia, Romania, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Cambodia, Republic of Korea, Peru, Lithuania, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Philippines, Spain, Pakistan, Portugal, Namibia, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Mexico, Angola, Brazil, Bosnia, France, Italy, Iran, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Barbados, Granada, Malaysia

– Countries where the extradition treaties have been signed and yet to become effective:

Argentina, Australia, Vietnam, Chile, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Congo, Belgium, Ecuador, Turkey, Kenya, Cyprus, Senegal, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Panama, Uruguay, Armenia

Can you avoid all of these countries? How could you view this as merely an Asian issue now that you have this piece of information? Are we going to shut our mouth and let China do whatever it wants just because it has reached its hand this far/deep? Or maybe start to care about your government’s, political parties’ relationships with China from now on.

There’s a saying: you don’t want to choose destruction, so you choose humiliation. But after you choose humiliation, you still have to face destruction with humiliation.

ursik-l:

Some original texts from the newly passed National Security Law in Hong Kong for explanation: 

The Hong Kong security law applys to two kinds of people, HongKongers and non-HongKongers (aka the rest of all of us).

As long as you do anything the Chinese government considers hurting their feelings they can arrest you and block your connection to your resources once you set foot on Hong Kong’s land.

Even when you just want to transfer to another plane during your trip. Even when you just take a plane registered in Hong Kong.

Full English translation version can be found here

Therefore, if you, my fellow mutuals/followers, have ever participate or share any info on supporting Hong Kong independence as well as Uighur Muslim rights / Taiwan independence / any other human rights issues related to China:

DO NOT enter Hong Kong from now on. You will be in immediate danger once you step into.
Cancel your Hong Kong trips/transfer flights in the future if you have one, change your Hong Kong aircraft/shipment to any other whether you booked any.
This matters your safety.

China government really just pass this so-call law that apply on everyone on this planet. While living under such fearful and uncertain future, I cannot risk people live outside Hong Kong to be harm.

Its extremely gross that no one on this earth can be safe away from this new “law”, this could be the first time Westerners face the true danger that have been planted by China government since past.

Please look at us and mark our words. I don’t know where is our future, but we are still struggling hard for fighting rights, just like everyone else around the world right now. 

Stay safe. I will stay and so must you.

bliphany:

The Hong Kong security law applys to two kinds of people, HongKongers and non-HongKongers (aka the rest of all of us). The Hong Kong security law is activated in two kinds of places, Hong Kong and the rest of the world. As long as you do anything the Chinese government considers hurting their feelings (meaning you can’t say anything bad about them. you can’t discuss all the murders, rapping, police brutality, their anti-human acts) they can arrest you and block your connection to your resources once you set foot on Hong Kong’s land. Even when you just want to transfer to another plane during your trip. Even when you just take a plane registered in Hong Kong. The Chinese government has just passed a law that threatens all humans but most people especially western people still don’t care. Hong Kong’s protests have become just news or “nothing serious/important as what they’re facing now” because what western people are facing are always “the most important thing” until they get bitten from the back. And western governments still can’t find the nerves to say anything bad about Chinese government’s anti-human crime, even when after the two World War you’d thought they knew better than the rest of us. But no. All the decorating talking about human rights, progressive society, love is love, but when it comes to China nothing is more important than the mass market, cheap labor, all the trade benefits the Chinese government can give you (but then we all know how they can take that back as they please, or use that as leverage, the more intertwined your government let your present get tied to China, the more dependent your future becomes to the Chinese government) And now people have yet another “good” reasons to say positive things about China or at lease stay the fake, self-protecting neutral now that the Hong Kong security law can affect basically all of us. Not hurt enough. So people still have the thinking that we can do business with the Chinese government. To earn some benefit from them in this globalized capitalism/competitive world. So people shut their mouths and their hearts. But still believe they care about human rights. Such a weird thing.

bliphany:THANK YOU.ext-cosmos:Also, no one is speaking up about the concentration camps in Xinjiang….

bliphany:

THANK YOU.

ext-cosmos:

Also, no one is speaking up about the concentration camps in Xinjiang.

bliphany:

The Hong Kong security law applys to two kinds of people, HongKongers and non-HongKongers (aka the rest of all of us). The Hong Kong security law is activated in two kinds of places, Hong Kong and the rest of the world. As long as you do anything the Chinese government considers hurting their feelings (meaning you can’t say anything bad about them. you can’t discuss all the murders, rapping, police brutality, their anti-human acts) they can arrest you and block your connection to your resources once you set foot on Hong Kong’s land. Even when you just want to transfer to another plane during your trip. Even when you just take a plane registered in Hong Kong. The Chinese government has just passed a law that threatens all humans but most people especially western people still don’t care. Hong Kong’s protests have become just news or “nothing serious/important as what they’re facing now” because what western people are facing are always “the most important thing” until they get bitten from the back. And western governments still can’t find the nerves to say anything bad about Chinese government’s anti-human crime, even when after the two World War you’d thought they knew better than the rest of us. But no. All the decorating talking about human rights, progressive society, love is love, but when it comes to China nothing is more important than the mass market, cheap labor, all the trade benefits the Chinese government can give you (but then we all know how they can take that back as they please, or use that as leverage, the more intertwined your government let your present get tied to China, the more dependent your future becomes to the Chinese government) And now people have yet another “good” reasons to say positive things about China or at lease stay the fake, self-protecting neutral now that the Hong Kong security law can affect basically all of us. Not hurt enough. So people still have the thinking that we can do business with the Chinese government. To earn some benefit from them in this globalized capitalism/competitive world. So people shut their mouths and their hearts. But still believe they care about human rights. Such a weird thing.

Theoretically everyone in every corner on this planet is subject to this law. Please wake up to this madness, it’s not a local issue for Hongkongers only.

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monaksharp:So devastatingly sad. Criminal! albreehyde:Hong Kong update, June 30 2020 10:30 pm…

monaksharp:So devastatingly sad. Criminal! albreehyde:Hong Kong update, June 30 2020 10:30 pm (HKT):T minus 1.5 hour until Hong Kong as we know it officially dies, and Hongkongers lose all freedoms guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Right…

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 in first protest under new security law

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 in first protest under new security law:

idontwikeit:

As thousands of protesters gathered downtown for an annual rally marking the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China in 1997, riot police used pepper spray and fired pellets as they made arrests after crowds spilled into the streets chanting “resist till the end” and “Hong Kong independence”.

“I’m scared of going to jail but for justice I have to come out today, I have to stand up,” said one 35-year-old man who gave his name as Seth.

Police said they had made more than 300 arrests for illegal assembly and other offences, with nine involving suspected violations of the new law.

The law punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison, will see mainland security agencies in Hong Kong for the first time and allow for extradition to the mainland for trial.

China’s parliament adopted the law in response to protests last year triggered by fears that Beijing was stifling the city’s freedoms, guaranteed by a “one country, two systems” formula agreed when it returned to Chinese rule.

Police cited the law for in confronting protesters.

“You are displaying flags or banners/chanting slogans/or conducting yourselves with an intent such as secession or subversion, which may constitute offences under the … national security law,” police said in a message displayed on a purple banner.

[…]

“I saw this morning there are celebrations for Hong Kong’s handover, but to me it is a funeral, a funeral for ‘one country two systems’’

qxeen-of-hearts:Being scared is an understatement. I am terrified. Terrified for myself, for my…

qxeen-of-hearts:

Being scared is an understatement. I am terrified. Terrified for myself, for my people, for the HK protests. They will come after all of us, starting from the top figures in politics.

We need people to be aware. We need people to remember us, remember the protests, the movement. We need people to care.

Don’t forget Hong Kong.

Don’t forget the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Don’t forget Tibet.

Don’t forget East Turkestan.

Don’t Forget Mongolia.

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