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United Nations human rights experts oppose China’s National Security Legislation on Hong Kong

United Nations human rights experts in a letter to China, have strongly condemned the imposition of the National Security Legislation on Hong Kong. The National Security Legislation was widely criticised since it was imposed by Beijing in June after months of huge pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. In a 14-page letter experts said the […]

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Over 600,000 Hongkongers vote in opposition primaries defying China’s newly imposed national security law

Over 600,000 Hongkongers voted over the weekend in primaries as a symbolic protest vote against tough national security laws imposed by Beijing. The unofficial poll will decide the strongest pro-democracy candidates to contest elections in September for the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. They aim to seize majority control for the first time from pro-Beijing rivals. […]

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Tech giants decide to ‘PAUSE’ sharing of user information to Hong Kong authorities

Tech giants around the world have decided to “pause” cooperating  with requests for user information from the Hong Kong police. America’s Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google and Britain’s Telegram decided to stop sharing user information to Hong Kong police and government after the imposition of the controversial National Security Law. Several nations have criticised China for […]