Protests erupted in June 2019 across Hong Kong over a now-axed extradition bill. They escalated into sometimes violent displays of dissent against police behaviour, amid calls for democracy and anger over Beijing’s encroachment.
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Activists in UK seek private prosecution of British expatriate cops over Hong Kong protest ‘torture’
UK-based activists are seeking to fund a private prosecution against British expatriate police officers over allegations of torture during the recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Watch activist Luke de Pulford and pro-democracy activist Nathan Law previously launched an investigation into British senior police officers in the Hong Kong force. Specialist private prosecution […]
The US is set to impose sanctions against Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam citing the curtailment of freedoms in the city, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Citing three sources familiar with the matter, the US outlet reported that US President Donald Trump is expected to take action as soon as Friday. Other Communist Party officials […]