Beijing has badly miscalculated in its charging, on Monday, of 47 Hong Kongers with supposed breaches of China's Orwellian national security law.This application of law is patently unjust, and everyone with objective eyes sees it as such.
HAVANA TIMES – Hong Kong authorities charged 47 activists with “conspiracy to commit subversion” under the national security law.They were among more than 50 people arrested in January for organizing a primary vote to choose candidates for a legislative election.
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong court adjourned early on Tuesday after a democracy activist fainted during a marathon hearing of 47 people charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, as authorities intensify a crackdown on the opposition.
Despite a successful vaccine rollout so far, ICUs in Britain are still bearing the brunt of the pandemic.Meanwhile, Hong Kong has charged over 40 pro-democracy activists for violating the national security law.Nigerian police are searching for hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls.
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On Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke out against the recent arrests and charges made against pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong over the weekend, affirming the solidarity between the people of the United States and the people of Hong Kong.
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken condemned the recent mass arrest of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and called for their immediate release in a tweet late Sunday.
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HONG KONG (AFP) — Hundreds of democracy supporters gathered outside a Hong Kong courthouse on Monday chanting slogans and flashing protest symbols as some of the city’s best-known dissidents appeared in the dock charged with subversion.
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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is 'disturbed' by charges brought against 47 Hong Kong democrats and activists for conspiracy to commit subversion, Foreign Minister Marc Garneau said on Monday, after a crackdown on the democratic opposition under a China-imposed national security law.
Legendary Hong Kong comedy icon Ng Man-tat, the actor known for starring alongside Stephen Chow, has passed away from liver cancer at 70.
British National (Overseas) passport holders can now apply for a special visa to work and study in the UK for up to five years Hong Kong residents bought four times as many luxury London properties in the previous year amid an expected immigration surge.
Hundreds rallied outside a Hong Kong court on Monday after 47 pro-democracy activists were charged under a national security crackdown — arrests that prompted condemnation from Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the European Union.
(HONG KONG and LONDON) — Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was seen Monday for the first time since she was detained in a military coup one month ago, appearing in a Naypyitaw court via videoconference.
Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Lam Yik Pro-democracy activist Benny Tai arrives at Ma On Shan police station in Hong Kong on Feb. 28, 2021.Pro-democracy activist Benny Tai arrives at Ma On Shan police station in Hong Kong on Feb. 28, 2021.
Hong Kong democrats facing security law charges still in court after seven hours as police arrest lawyer outside
Lawyer Leo Yau - representing defendants including Chung Kam-lun and Andrew Chiu - was arrested by police.A Hong Kong court is deciding whether to grant bail to 47 pro-democracy figures pending trial over allegations of subversion under the Beijing-imposed national security law.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is condemning the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and calling for their immediate release."We condemn the detention of and charges filed against pan-democratic candidates in Hong Kong's elections and call for their immediate release.