"Hong Kong Chronicles" Website Blocked in HK 促轉會官網遭封鎖 港人須透過VPN才能登入

Some Hong Kong netizens have recently reported being unable to access the website of Taiwan's Transitional Justice Commission without using a VPN. Both Hong Kong's Security Bureau and the Transitional Justice Commission declined to comment.


There is an announcement posted on the website of "Hong Kong Chronicles" addressing the issue of users in Hong Kong being unable to access the website using Hong Kong ISPs starting on Jan. 6. This is reportedly because the Hong Kong government has blocked the website, which is known for exposing the personal information of members of the pro-democracy camp, the pro-Beijing camp, police officers, and journalists, causing them a lot of trouble. This is also the first known instance of ISPs participating in the blocking of a website under the national security law.
 
There are reports that other websites are blocked as well. A Stand News report stated that Hong Kong netizens have also been unable to access the website of Taiwan's Transitional Justice Commission. They have to use VPNs and connect through other countries if they want to visit the site. Hong Kong's Security Bureau says it does not comment on any speculations relating to police enforcement.
 
The Transitional Justice Commission was set up in 2018. Its purpose is to restore historical truths and promote social reconciliation. An old Facebook post said that many Hong Kong people are choosing to leave their homeland and move to Taiwan because "yesterday's Taiwan is today's Hong Kong." The commission declined to comment on the website blocking issue.
 
 
 
搜尋香港編年史網站點進去,官網上聲明,香港人從1月6號起無法連上,證實遭到香港政府永久封鎖,由於網站中揭露許多民主派、親建制派人士和警員及記者的個人資料,讓許多人生活遭到騷擾,而這也是首次有網路供應商承認依照港版國安法封鎖網站。
 
繼香港編年史後,也疑似再有網站被封鎖,根據立場新聞報導,近日香港多位民眾測試都無法連上台灣促轉會的官網,只能透過虛擬私人網路VPN經由美國等海外國家的伺服器才能登入。保安局回應聲稱,不評論任何警方執法行動的揣測。
 
2018年成立的促轉會,主旨在還原歷史真相並促進社會和解,並曾在臉書上表示,許多香港人選擇移民台灣遠走他鄉,有家歸不得,「昨日的臺灣,竟成為今日的香港。」,不過促轉會對於官網遭到封鎖則不多做回應。