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Families of detained Hong Kong dozen protest on island near Chinese prison

21 Nov 2020

HONG KONG Relatives and supporters of 12 Hongkongers, detained in China after trying to flee the city by speedboat, protested on Saturday on an island near the Chinese prison where they have been held virtually incommunicado for nearly three months.

A Hong Kong protester's farewell note and failed escape

24 Sep 2020

HONG KONG Wong Wai-yin's wife feared the worst after reading his short farewell letter.

Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'

10 Aug 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai became the highest-profile person arrested under a new national security law on Monday, detained over suspected collusion with foreign forces as around 200 police searched the offices of his Apple Daily newspaper. | Video

Hong Kong police raid on newspaper filmed in real time as China flexes muscles

10 Aug 2020

HONG KONG Six weeks after China imposed sweeping national security laws on Hong Kong, police moved in on media tycoon Jimmy Lai, one of the most outspoken critics of Beijing in the city.

Medien-Unternehmer und China-Kritiker Lai in Hongkong festgenommen

10 Aug 2020

Hongkong Wenige Wochen nach Einführung des neuen Sicherheitsgesetzes in Hongkong hat die Polizei nun auch den bekannten Medien-Mogul Jimmy Lai festgenommen, der als scharfer Kritiker Chinas gilt.

Hong Kong police raid on newspaper filmed in real time as China flexes muscles

10 Aug 2020

HONG KONG Six weeks after China imposed sweeping national security laws on Hong Kong, police moved in on media tycoon Jimmy Lai, one of the most outspoken critics of Beijing in the city.

Hong Kong police raid on newspaper filmed in real time as China flexes muscles

10 Aug 2020

HONG KONG, Aug 10 Six weeks after China imposed sweeping national security laws on Hong Kong, police moved in on media tycoon Jimmy Lai, one of the most outspoken critics of Beijing in the city.

Hong Kong's top public prosecutor quits, says he was cut out of new national security cases

31 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's head of public prosecutions quit this week, citing differences with the city's top legal official, and after being sidelined from cases under new China-imposed national security legislation, according to an email obtained by Reuters.

Hong Kong's top public prosecutor quits, says he was cut out of new national security cases

31 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's head of public prosecutions quit this week, citing differences with the city's top legal official, and after being sidelined from cases under new China-imposed national security legislation, according to an email obtained by Reuters.

Hong Kong's top public prosecutor quits, says he was cut out of new national security cases

31 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's head of public prosecutions quit this week, citing differences with the city's top legal official, and after being sidelined from cases under new China-imposed national security legislation, according to an email obtained by Reuters.

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