14 reactions to Hong Kong’s crackdown on democrats: ‘This is not the rule of law,’ says ex-governor Chris Patten

Police arrested 15 high-profile pro-democracy figures on Saturday in connection with allegedly “organising and participating in unlawful assemblies” last year, according to the security bureau. HKFP rounds up local and international reactions. Chris Patten, Hong Kong’s last colonial governor: “With the world’s attention focused on the appalling covid-19 epidemic, Beijing and its subservient government in […]