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Families Receive Letters from Hong Kong Detainees in China, but Doubt the Contents

HONG KONG — “I am living well here, so you don’t have to worry about me,” the letter read. “I am stuffed with three meals every day that taste pretty good.” “Here I am not bullied or hit by anyone, and live well and harmoniously with my roommates,” said another, “I will be back soon.” …

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Hong Kong Teenage Activist Detained after Reportedly Planning to Claim Asylum at US Consulate

Hong Kong (CNN)A 19-year-old Hong Kong activist facing secession charges under the city’s national security law was detained Tuesday amid reports he planned to attempt to claim asylum at the United States consulate. Police said two men and one woman — aged between 17 and 21 — were arrested Tuesday in relation to allegedly secessionist …

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Hong Kong Opposition Activist Denied Bail after being Charged with Sedition

Hong Kong People Power activist Tam Tak-chi was the first person to be charged with sedition and remanded by a lower court. Prosecutors alleged that activist Tam Tak-chi initially violated the rarely used law at a park in Tai Po on January 17, before committing similar offences on six more occasions in as many places, …

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Hong Kong Shocked by Police Tackle Fleeing 12-Year-Old Girl to the Ground

Hong Kong police have been strongly criticised over the rough arrest of a 12 years-old girl to ground near a pro-democracy protest went viral. Police on Facebook said that the girl was attempting to flee during a stop-and search action on Sunday in Mong Kok a and they had used the “minimum necessary force” in …

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