We looked inside some of the tweets by @jotted and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
A mother, her four children went to Belgian embassy in Beijing for visas to join the father in Brussels. They are Uighur Muslims. Belgians evicted them. Chinese cops drove them 30 hours home for possible detention. Where are they? My story @janeperlez https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/world/asia/china-xinjiang-uighurs-belgium.html …
This is shocking. They were dragged away after the Chinese police were allowed to enter the embassy.
“I would like to tender my sincere apologies to the citizens of Hong Kong. I have come to understand I could have done better, I should have done a better job.” - Carrie Lam https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/world/asia/hong-kong-carrie-lam-apology.html …
An embattled leader who starts a sentence “I would like to tender my...” usually ends it differently. Did she just troll the whole of Hong Kong?
Today's The Daily podcast from the New York Times is on Hong Kong. @mikiebarb and crew for made me sound far smarter than I felt after yesterday's protests. And Amos Yip, out marching a week before his high school graduation, was a great interview
In my past street reporting, Hong Kongers were suspicious and reluctant to speak to strangers. This is different. Seeing our neon-orange press vests, protesters in a congested spot cleared a path to let @jotted and me pass, as they did for ambulances, wheelchairs, buses, etc.
Still processing the kindness extended to me and my fellow reporters these past few days. Offers of water, food and goggles. People pulling us away when tear gas was fired. Crowds parting to help us move. I'm used to being ignored at best and, at worse, threatened.
Like many in the crowd, they wanted to see Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, step down. “I think that most people want her to not to withhold but to withdraw the bill. Most people want her to step down,” Mr. Ho said. Read for from today’s protest:
Many stories coming out from Hong Kong's peaceful demonstration. I'd like to share one. I met a family of nine, spanning three generations. The grandfather marched last Sunday. Today the whole family decided to come out together after witnessing events that unfolded this week