Smartphones running apps such as Telegram have offered protesters a way to communicate with each other that was not as prevalent under 2014’s umbrella movement. Photo: Edmond So

From Facebook and Twitter to Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal: how protest technology has evolved since Occupy Central

  • Encrypted messenger apps used by protesters to organise themselves, share intelligence and avoid police detection
  • But police arrest a Telegram group administrator on suspicion of conspiracy to commit public nuisance
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Smartphones running apps such as Telegram have offered protesters a way to communicate with each other that was not as prevalent under 2014’s umbrella movement. Photo: Edmond So
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Riot police push protesters along Harcourt Road in Admiralty on Wednesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s young protesters back with a vengeance as all-out chaos erupts on city’s streets following anger at extradition bill

  • Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters laying siege to downtown areas in clashes that leave more than 70 injured
  • US President Donald Trump says he hopes Hong Kong and Beijing will be able ‘to work it out’ and that he is impressed by size of Sunday’s mass rally
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police push protesters along Harcourt Road in Admiralty on Wednesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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