🌊No football on June 4th
Help COVID won't go away
Tears and fears as we say goodbye to Carlos who begins full time at his new job with Brand Creatives HK next week. If you missed him final edition of High Tide yesterday, then check it out because it’s got all the gifs that you’ve come to know and love!
And who knows - maybe we’ll have him back on as an occasional Tider when he’s free. And and probably still have him cover John Lee antics as slave labour.
But hey we still got Charlotte’s homebaked memes and timers
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Politics (free for all) |
Victoria Park closed till Sunday
Anonymous CUHK students set up scavenger hunt for goddess of democracy
COVID | Bars better beware: more clusters everywhere
Sports | Dragon boat racing returns
Events | Sha Tau Kok Pier opens to the public
Greater China | Former high ranking official sentenced to death for corruption
June 4th - Nothing to happen
Due to the important nature of the Victoria Park ban, this section of High Tide has been made free to all subscribers.
Authorities have decided to close off large sections of Victoria Park today (June 4th). Police say that calls were made online to meet in the park for unauthorized assembly. So to protect the public from making bad decisions about breaking the law, authorities have decided that large sections of the park will be cordoned off, including sections of the bridge between Central Library and the park.
The park was previously fully booked for football; no official bookings for meetings, demonstrations, vigils or the like were made. Everyone who actually wanted to play football will have to reschedule.
Police previously warned that even going to the park by yourself today could be considered an unauthorized gathering if others with similar political views were also there. One could also be convicted of incitement if they made calls for others to meet at the park, but didn't go themselves - presumably many of the online calls the police found were something of the sort.
Meanwhile some unauthorized demonstrations for June 4th continued.
CUHK had an anonymously run scavenger hunt for small 3D printed models of the Goddess of Democracy, the statue present outside University station till December last year.
Performance artists still performed in Causeway Bay Friday evening. Police came and took down their contacts, though no arrests were made. The artists said fewer performers were out this year, and asked media to keep them anonymous.
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