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UN rights official calls on Beijing to allow fact-finding mission to Hong Kong over National Security Law

Beijing: Putting pressure on China, the United Nations has asked Beijing to allow human rights officials to visit Hong Kong to investigate whether the national security law has undermined the freedoms of its residents, media reports said on Sunday.

US body recommends Congress to remove all barriers on US visa rule for people of Hong Kong

Washington: A US body has recommended to the Congress to remove all barriers on US visa rule for people of Hong Kong.

Yuen Long train station attack: Hong Kong Police arrest journalist, triggers condemnation

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Police officials have arrested a reporter in connection with a programme about a mob attack at Yuen Long train station, media reports said.

'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.

Global Affairs analyst Michael Bociurkiw criticises Hong Kong security law, feels West should act against China

Global Affairs analyst Michael Bociurkiw has described China's new Hong Kong security law as a tool used by Beijing to suppress the city's pro-democracy movement.

National security law will trigger fresh protests in Hong Kong: Joshua Wong

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong has said implementation of the new legislation by the Chinese government on the city may trigger protests.

Reconsider decision on imposing national security law on Hong Kong: G7 Foreign Ministers urge China

Hong Kong:  Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) member countries have asked China to reconsider its decision to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong.