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Hong Kong emergency law 'marks start of authoritarian rule'. Analysts say Carrie Lam move could fuel protests and put city’s financial status at risk. Verna Yu in Hong Kong The Guardian, 5 Oct 2019

Hong Kong: Emergency powers are an extreme attempt to quash protests. Amnesty International, 4 October 2019

Violence grips Hong Kong as Lam activates emergency powers. Thousands hit the streets, crowds set fire to stations and police fire live ammunition. Emma Graham-Harrison in Hong Kong, The Guardian, 4 Oct 2019

Hong Kong protest leaders arrested before weekend rallies. Jessie Yeung, Helen Regan, Steve George and Jenni Marsh, CNN, August 30, 2019

Is Hong Kong on the brink of declaring emergency rule to deal with anti-government protesters? Gary Cheung, South China Morning Post, Yahoo News, 29 August 2019