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Hong Kong's steady descent into a police state

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    what police?

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    It's only a matter of when.

    Besides, the Party-State is already completely free to snoop into people's (or companies) communications.



    Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam vows to ‘plug loopholes’ in internet regulation, and ‘supervise and manage the media’

    Lam repeated claims that a failure to regulate “fake news” circulating online was to blame for the 2019 pro-democracy protests and unrest.
    https://twitter.com/charlesmok/statu...49240468373506


    https://hongkongfp.com/2021/11/25/ho...age-the-media/

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    "This diversification of the toolkit will be a key part of the HKG nat sec strategy..."

    "HK citizens will need to be mindful of a wider range of potential criminal penalties"


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    https://twitter.com/tom_kellogg/stat...96113062961153


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    Is it time now to change the thread title given that the descent is no longer steady and is pretty much complete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hullexile:
    Is it time now to change the thread title given that the descent is no longer steady and is pretty much complete.
    Well...not all police states are the same. Some are worse than others. Just like the difference between authoritarianism vs totalitarianism is a matter of degree. So the question is...how much worse will it get?

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    In case the local plod aren't up to the job....

    https://twitter.com/ezracheungtoto/s...09256616198144

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    Quote Originally Posted by stickyears:
    In case the local plod aren't up to the job....

    https://twitter.com/ezracheungtoto/s...09256616198144
    Interesting. Genuine question -do the People’s Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison do anything?