Europe / Western countries

UK ministers were ‘fully aware’ China had covered up the true scale of coronavirus but still waited months to impose lockdown, MI6 source claims

  • Senior former MI6 source claims Ministers told ‘not to believe Beijing’s claims’
  • UK’s intelligence agencies knew what was ‘really happening’ from the start
  • Allegations imply Boris Johnson sat on his hands for months before lockdown 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8283171/Ministers-fully-aware-China-covered-true-scale-coronavirus-MI6-source-claims.html?ito=rss-flipboard

UK, Legal Challenge to Govt Decision to Allow Huawei 5G Network Access

https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/challenge-to-huawei-5g/

Chris Patten urges UK to investigate origins of coronavirus in China

Ex-Hong Kong governor also says China is ‘turning screws’ on city during pandemic

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/30/chris-patten-urges-uk-investigate-coronavirus-origins-china?CMP=share_btn_tw

The UK has backed Trump’s call for an investigation into China’s role in the coronavirus outbreak

https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-uk-ambassador-to-us-backs-investigation-into-origin-2020-4?IR=T

Hong Kong protests: UK inquiry into police abuse of pro-democracy movement escalates

THE UK all-party parliamentary group on Hong Kong has received 975 submissions of evidence to its inquiry into alleged violations of human rights and humanitarian principles by the Hong Kong Police Force.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1277294/hong-kong-protests-pro-democracy-movement-police-abuse-uk-inquiry

UK says China has questions to answer over novel coronavirus outbreak

https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-britain-china/uk-says-china-has-questions-to-answer-over-novel-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSS8N2C502I

Integrating Huawei into the UK’s 5G is a gift to China

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/05/05/integrating-huawei-uks-5g-gift-china/

Britain undergoing ‘mindset change’ toward Beijing, says leading lawmaker

Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak is prompting the UK to question its dependency on Chinese trade, says Tobias Ellwood.

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/05/05/britain-undergoing-mindset-change-toward-beijing-says-leading-lawmaker-239632

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