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15 October 2014
Never mind that the very thing protesters are fighting for -- the right to nominate candidates -- is a feature of local elections in mainland China.
6 October 2014
Nearly all major pro-democracy organizing platforms and media sites have been knocked offline over the past ten days. And mainstream media hasn't said a word about it.
3 October 2014
"A passerby tried to stop an anti-Occupy Central man from hurting two young people. The thug pointed at him in the face with a blade, saying, 'You have the guts?'"
Hong Kong's pro-Beijing rumor mill is trying to do what tear gas so far hasn't: break up the protests.
The massive rally has so far stood its ground against police attempts to clear the area with tear gas, pepper spray and batons, partially with the help of umbrellas.
2 October 2014
Two leading security experts explain the risks in using FireChat -- and offer some simple tips for digital safety in a protest environment.
It's Illegal to Hold a Rally in Thailand, but Students Did It Anyway to Support Hong Kong's Protesters
Thailand's army, which grabbed power last May, has outlawed the public gathering of five or more people. Bu it didn't stop some students from showing support to Hong Kong protesters.
Activists and security experts are working together to determine which tech tools can help protesters -- and which ones can leave them in danger.
Could Hong Kong really experience a mobile network shutdown? Officials say it's possible, but unlikely.