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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, the Fugitive Offenders Bill. After another chaotic meeting, the different camps in Legco are looking for a way out of deadlock at the bills committee on extradition laws. Democratic Party lawmaker James To, who the pro-democracy camp say has already been elected as chair of the bills committee, called for a tripartite meeting between his camp, their rivals and government officials. A convenor of the pro-government camp, Martin Liao, said they are open to dialogue. Is this the way forward? Is the Government hurrying unduly? What do you think of Legco's performance?
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