“I wasn’t prepared”: Thaddé Comar documents the Hong Kong protests
Having spent years photographing the Black Bloc movement in Paris, Thaddé won a grant to continue the project, leading him to the febrile streets of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong’s internet service providers will have no choice but to help police with national security requests now that officers have been given “unfettered” power, analysts say, warning that online privacy and freedom could be under threat.
Under the new national security law Beijing has imposed on Hong Kong, police no longer have to seek court orders before requiring internet users or “relevant service providers”– believed to cover social media platforms and also firms – to remove information or help with an investigation.
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Hong Kong national security law puts Facebook, Twitter under pressure