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Hong Kong arrests a ‘grievous attack’ on rights and freedoms, says UK

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said China ‘deliberately misled the world’ over new National Security Law

The U.K. denounced China over the arrest of 53 pro-democracy activists on Wednesday, accusing Beijing of breaching the Sino-British Joint Declaration which underpinned the…

  • William Adkins
  • Politico

“The mass arrest of politicians and activists in Hong Kong is a grievous attack on Hong Kong’s rights and freedoms as protected under the Joint Declaration,” U.K. Foreign Secretary…

The arrests were made under Hong Kong’s National Security Law, which was imposed by China last year and has led to…

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