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Hong Kong government criticises U.S. safe haven scheme for ‘fugitives’

By James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Hong Kong government on Friday criticised Washington for its "safe haven" scheme for Hong Kongers to stay and work in the United…

U.S. says it is concerned by ‘erosion of human rights’ in Hong Kong

(Reuters) - The U.S. said it remained seriously concerned by what it called "the continued erosion of human rights" in Hong Kong and urged authorities to release those who were…

Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law

By Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - Recent court judgements have freed Hong Kong authorities to use national security powers to deploy tough colonial-era laws in a crackdown against opposition…

Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020

By Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Seven Hong Kong democracy campaigners, including former lawmakers, were sentenced on Saturday to up to 12 months in jail for their role in…

U.S. envoy Sullivan to meet China’s top diplomat amid high tensions

By Steve Holland, David Brunnstrom and Michael Martina WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's national security adviser will hold talks with China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi in Switzerland on…

Hong Kong leader says Beijing has no timetable for anti-sanctions law

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that Beijing has no timetable to extend an anti-sanctions law to the global financial hub, where financial institutions…

Access to website dedicated to Tiananmen victims appears restricted in Hong Kong

By Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Access to an online museum dedicated to the victims of China's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square appeared…

Hong Kong’s government broadcaster ordered to support national security mission

By Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) -Staff of Hong Kong's embattled public broadcaster were ordered on Wednesday to support national security and the interests of the Chinese and Hong Kong…

Group behind Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen vigil disbands amid probe

By Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong group that organises an annual vigil on June 4 to remember protesters killed in China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown will…

Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police arrested on Monday three members of a pro-democracy student group, accusing them of a "conspiracy to incite subversion" including by helping deliver snacks…

Chinese embassy says opposes US, Australia interference

SYDNEY (Reuters) -The Chinese embassy in Australia rejected on Friday s "unfounded accusations" against China made by the defence and foreign ministers of Australia and their U.S. counterparts after annual…

Hong Kong security chief steps up pressure on city’s main press group

By Sara Cheng HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's security chief called on Wednesday for the city's main press association to disclose to the public who its members work for…