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Hong Kong: Arrests under Security Law, a serious concern

New York: The arrest of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and woman human rights defender Chow Hang-Tung, on charges of “incitement to subversion” and being a foreign agent, is a source of “deep concern” four UN independent human rights experts said on Tuesday.

UK: Beijing-backed student body 'harassing' pro-democracy activists at colleges for supporting Hong Kong

London: Activists in British universities have accused of being harassed by a student body closely linked to the Chinese Communist Party for criticising human rights abuses in Hong Kong, media reports said.

Hong Kong electoral changes: G7 leaders express concern

London: The G7 Foreign Ministers have expressed their concerns at the Chinese authorities’ decision fundamentally to erode democratic elements of the electoral system in Hong Kong.

G7 Foreign Ministers express concern over Hong Kong electoral changes

Tokyo: The G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union, have expressed concerns at the Chinese authorities’ decision to fundamentally erode democratic elements of the electoral system in Hong Kong.

'US diplomats must obtain Beijing foreign ministry approval before meeting Hong Kong govt officials'

Washington/Hong Kong/Beijing:  American diplomats must obtain approval from Beijing’s foreign ministry before they can meet with Hong Kong government officials or personnel from the city’s educational institutions and societies, reported South China Morning Post.

China's national security law will snatch independent rights of Hong Kong: Barrister Wilson Leung

Hong Kong-based barrister Wilson Leung has said it is feared that China  will use a new law to suppress peaceful resistance, opposition and activism in Hong Kong in the same manner as authorities do it in mainland China to suppress dissidents.

Police suspect university in Hong Kong of turning into 'Weapons Factory' amid clashes

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Police in Hong Kong shared on Wednesday their suspicions that the Chinese University of Hong Kong was used to stock or make weapons after hundreds of petrol bombs were thrown on its campus during Tuesday’s violent clashes between protesters and police officers.

Hong Kong to announce suspension of extradition law amendments later on Saturday - reports

Beijing, Jun 15 (Sputnik/UNI) The authorities of Hong Kong will announce a suspension of the bill amending extradition legislation later on Saturday in the wake of mass protests against it in the Chinese autonomous territory, local media have reported.