Speaking a day after his release, Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai said he didn’t expect to be detained under a new security law so soon, and vowed to fight for democracy.
Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow and publisher Jimmy Lai were released one day after their arrests under the region’s new security law.
Following Australia, Canada and Britain, New Zealand has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of Beijing’s new security law for the territory.
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China said the UK violated international law by offering special visas to Hong Kong people who hold British Overseas Passports, adding it may not recognize the documents.
China accused Britain of meddling in its internal affairs after London suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of new security legislation.
Hong Kong reported 67 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a new daily record for the region; almost all the cases were locally transmitted.
The US will no longer extend economic privileges to Hong Kong following President Trump’s order ending the region’s preferential status in the wake of China’s crackdown.
Hong Kong Disneyland will close again on Wednesday as the region tries to stem a rise in coronavirus cases.
The current spike in COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong is worse than the initial outbreak in March, health officials said.
The Chinese government has opened an office in Hong Kong to oversee enforcement of Beijing’s new national security law for the territory.
Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has gone into hiding a day after testifying to the US Congress about China’s new security law for the territory.Kyodo News
Beijing has announced it is weighing retaliatory measures against the US and UK after London said it would process citizenship requests from some Hong Kong residents.
The US House has passed a bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese banks that do business with officials responsible for Beijing’s new Hong Kong security law.
Washington has vowed to keep up pressure on Beijing after China passed its controversial new security law for Hong Kong.