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Human rights groups urge China, Hong Kong to stop prosecuting Umbrella Movement activists

Amnesty International has called on Beijing to release eight people arrested in the mainland for supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, as Human Rights Watch (HRW) urges Hong Kong authorities not to prosecute protesters. Su Changlan, Chen Qitang, Ji Sizun, Sun Feng, Wang Mo, Xie Wenfei, Zhang Shengyu and Ye Xiaozheng were taken into custody between October […]