🌊 Free Tide: Sheep in Wolves Clothes
Seditious children's books, Police Support Exhibitions and a special cameo (DLC) from the City of Liverpool
Wolf in sheep’s clothing or sheep in wolves’ clothing; that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the tear gas and pepper spray of outrageous nationalism, or to take arms against a sea of Yuen Long mobsters?
Oh, for a news of fire that would ascend the brightest heaven of interventions. A book to charge, Judges to act. And Police to behold the swelling scene.
~ Shakespeare (only here for one day)
Publisher of pro-protest children’s book arrested not under NSL
Five individuals aged 25-28 from the General Union of Hong Kong Speech Therapists have been arrested under colonial era sedition legislation for ‘conspiring to publish, distribute, display or reproduce seditious publications’.
Coronavirus in Hong Kong
New cases: 1 (imported)
Total cases: 11,972 cases so far (70 active cases, 212 total deaths, 11,690 total recovered)
Tuen Mun Lockdown
Woman who traveled to the UAE on 12 Jul, returning 19 Jul has been found to be preliminarily positive. The patient has been double vaccinated. Block 6, Handsome Court (wow great name) is under lockdown.
Seven Jailed over Yuen Long Attacks
Supporters of the defendants said the charges were too unfair. One woman watching was reported as shouting ‘the rule of law is dead’.
Government asked to set up internal list of interpreters
The Office of the Ombudsman has urged the government to set up central database of all interpreters who are able to offer translation services to governmental departments. The Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (CMAB), which oversees issues of racial harmony, said that current services offered by CHEER (Centre for Harmony and Enhancement of Ethnic Minority Residents) are sufficient.
Other Regional Highlights -
2021 results for applications of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced.
Round 1 of ‘Hong Kong We Can Do It! Lucky Draw’ announced
China says WHO plan to audit labs ‘arrogan[t] towards science’.
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