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Hong Kong police hunt for the pro democracy activists Hong Kong Protest

Hong Kong police hunt for the pro democracy activists

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 01 Aug 2020, 10:02 am

Beijing/UNI: Hong Kong police are after the six pro-democracy activists living in exile in Western countries.

In the suspicion of violating a new security law imposed in Hong Kong by China, Police are seeking their arrest.Chinese state TV reported, calling them "troublemakers".

People includes former UK consulate worker Simon Cheng, well-known activist Nathan Law and US citizen Samuel Chu, Ray Wong , Lau Hong ,and Wayne Chan, Chinese state media reported.

The development comes after legislative elections scheduled for September were delayed for a year by Hong Kong's government on Friday.

It said the move was necessary because of a spike in Covid-19 infections, but the opposition accused it of using the pandemic as a pretext.

The White House said the move undermined democracy.