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In the past week, Rupert Hogg, CEO of Cathay Pacific, resigned amid controversies , news that was first reported on CCTV. The airline has warned staff their social media content will be heavily scrutinised.
On Saturday organisers say nearly half a million people attended a pro-police rally in Tamar Park, while the following day it was claimed that 1.7 million people attended a rally and march against the police use of force.
Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she hoped the peaceful weekend would pave the way for dialogue between her administration and "people of all walks of life".
Three people were injured, after a knife wielding man attacked them near a Lennon Wall in Tseung Kwan O.
Shenzhen police have accused British Consulate worker Simon Cheng of breaking a public security law and are holding him for 15 days under "administrative detention". Twitter and Facebook suspended accounts for being part of China-backed campaign to disrupt Hong Kong protests and Twitter will no longer accept advertising from ‘state-controlled news media entities’.
The first charges have been laid in relation to the attacks at the Yuen Long MTR station in June.
And this weekend sees planned talks between the Government and some leaders, as well as plans for further demonstrations in several districts.
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8:30- 9:30 Latest on the protests
- Elsie Leung, Former Secretary of Justice
- Eddie Chu, Legislator
On Wednesday's Backchat, human rights in Hong Kong. Amnesty International HK has published a report warning that our human rights situation is in 'rapid decline' after several incidents including banning election candidates, the outlawing of the National Party, and the refusal of a visa for Victor Mallet. Do you agree with them that the Government is being far more aggressive in restricting freedom of expression? If so,what could be done to defend human rights and freedoms?
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27/03/2019 - 8:30- 9:20 Human Rights in Hong Kong
Tam Man-kei, Director, Amnesty International Hong Kong
Simon Henderson, Senior Policy Advisor, Justice Center Hong Kong; and Spokesperson, Hong Kong Universal Periodic Review Coalition
Benson Wong, Guest lecturer, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning, Education University of Hong Kong
Carole Petersen, Professor of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa; and Former Director, Centre for Comparative and Public Law, University of Hong Kong
27/03/2019 - 9:20-9:30 Outbreak of Measles