others had done investigations on things like police shootings, but we see our history of as copying what @Bellingcat does & applying it to mass protests for the first time. We hope our work indirectly inspired many other people and orgs to work on the same less than a year later
Of the 23 officers identified in these videos from last summer's protests, 8 have faced discipline, with charges being brought in some instances. Dozens remain unidentified publicly.
And we’re back
Hey @TwitterSafety, you suspended @OSINTHK for no reason. We didn't get any email about any problems. We've emailed a request to unsuspend, but no reply.
1. Today is the one year anniversary of OSINT HK. We’ve gone mostly quiet after the National Security Law was enacted. The recent arrest of an @RTHK producer for using public domain information only confirmed our concerns about the risks of doing OSINT analysis in HK.
Last year today, Alex Chow Tsz-lok, a #HKUST student sustained severe head injuries due to a fall inside the car park in Tseung Kwan O. It is still unclear what the circumstances led to Chow's fall, why Chow was at the car park. Chow later died at the age of 22 on Nov 8
According to publicly logged ADS-B flight data, a HKSAR Government Flying Service helicopter either landed in the middle of the sea or HKSAR govt personnel flew out to the Chinese Coast Guard cutter and landed on it after their Bombardier spotter plane landed after their capture. https://twitter.com/rthk_enews/status/1316330988159397890
A new map and timeline of the the Government Flying Service’s assistance in helping the Chinese Coast Guard arrest twelve Hong Konger’s attempting to reach Taiwan by boat shows the involvement of a GFS helicopter too. @FlightRadar24 data suggests it landed on the Coast Guard ship3