Hong Kong

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Dominic Raab calls QC acting for Hong Kong government 'mercenary'
David Perry is giving China a PR coup by acting against pro-democracy activists, foreign secretary says

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, Jan, 2021 @6:02 PM

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British QC prosecuting activists in Hong Kong fought to be allowed to take case
David Perry faces accusations of ‘making the wrong choice’ after applying despite local objections

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

15, Jan, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Hong Kong hires British QC to prosecute pro-democracy activists
UK politicians challenge David Perry’s decision to act against group accused of illegal assembly

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

13, Jan, 2021 @5:55 PM

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China in darkest period for human rights since Tiananmen, says rights group
Human Rights Watch lists persecutions in Xinjiang, Mongolia, Tibet and Hong Kong but notes new willingness to condemn Beijing

Helen Davidson in Taipei

13, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Hong Kong arrests: Carrie Lam accuses west of hypocrisy, citing US Capitol riot
City’s leader accuses foreign critics of double standards when they condemn rioters in the US but support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

12, Jan, 2021 @6:07 AM

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Australia urged to ramp up assistance to Hong Kong people amid mass pro-democracy arrests
New figures show just 3,000 Hong Kong residents have benefited from visa concessions granted by the Morrison government six months ago

Daniel Hurst and Paul Karp

09, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Last voices of dissent: Hong Kong's remaining activists lament assault on opposition
Shrinking group of pro-democracy campaigners – who themselves expect arrest – say authorities want to make political dissent in effect illegal

Helen Davidson in Taipei

08, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Hong Kong police release all but three of those held in crackdown
No one has yet been charged as some pro-democracy figures say they were arrested for political reasons

Helen Davidson in Taipei

08, Jan, 2021 @10:36 AM

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In Hong Kong it now looks like opposition is against the law
Mass arrests raise question of what, if anything, dissenting politicians are actually allowed to do

Emma Graham-Harrison

06, Jan, 2021 @7:01 PM

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The Guardian view on Hong Kong’s crackdown: an assault on political opposition | Editorial
Editorial: Wednesday’s arrests give the lie to official claims that the national security law would affect only a tiny minority

Editorial

06, Jan, 2021 @6:32 PM

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The arrest of Hong Kong activists is an assault on civil society | Louisa Lim and Ilaria Maria Sala
China is criminalising political moderates, in defiance of their overwhelming victory in direct elections, say Louisa Lim and Ilaria Maria Sala

Louisa Lim and Ilaria Maria Sala

06, Jan, 2021 @5:28 PM

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China 'misled world' on Hong Kong security law, says Dominic Raab
International criticism mounts after arrests of 53 people, as EU urged to drop economic deal with China

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Jan, 2021 @3:32 PM

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