‘Authorities are opening fire on Hong Kong’
Hong Kong’s pan-democrats condemn wave of arrests of veterans as a bid to silence dissent but authorities say it’s for unlawful protests
- Others held include former lawmakers Albert Ho, Lee Cheuk-yan, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Au Nok-hin
- Police chief Chris Tang says operation has nothing to do with recent remarks by the Beijing authorities in the city
I’m proud to finally be a defendant: Martin Lee
Drop outdated rioting charges and call independent inquiry: New report
A new 38 page report by Hong Kong Watch calls on the Hong Kong government to drop rioting charges against protestors at the June 12 2019 protests, to conduct a judge-led independent inquiry into incidents of police violence, and urges reform of the city’s Public Order Ordinance.
14 reactions to Hong Kong’s crackdown on democrats: ‘This is not the rule of law,’ says ex-governor Chris Patten
Hong Kong protests: Foreign Office statement, 18 April 2020
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office issued a statement following the arrest of a number of political figures in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong activists arrested over last year’s democracy rallies
Amid Pandemic, Hong Kong Arrests Major Pro-Democracy Figures
Rarely have so many prominent pro-democracy figures — over a dozen — been arrested at once. The arrests signaled a broader crackdown on the antigovernment movement that roiled the semiautonomous city last year.
Fears of anti-China unrest after 15 Hong Kong democracy activists arrested
HONG KONG police have arrested 15 prominent pro-democracy activists for allegedly organising unlawful protests last year.
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