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US News Hong Kong-La GB grants political asylum to the pro-democracy activist Nathan Law

06:10  08 april  2021
06:10  08 april  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

Hong Kong: Nathan Law receives asylum in the United Kingdom

 Hong Kong: Nathan Law receives asylum in the United Kingdom because it threatens to him in Hong Kong political persecution, Nathan Law has decided on a life in exile. About nine months after escaping, Great Britain has now approved his asylum application. © Tiziana Fabi / AFP The so-called security law sets the democracy movement massively under pressure in Hong Kong . The prominent activist Nathan Law has therefore left the country nine months ago. Now he gets in Great Britain political asylum.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law said he has been granted political asylum in Britain, where he arrived last July after Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on his home city that has been heavily criticised by the West. The move is certain to ratchet up tensions It says China’s security law and moves to disqualify pro - democracy legislators have undermined Hong Kong ’s high degree of autonomy. Hong Kong and Beijing officials have said the law is vital to plug holes in national security defences exposed by months of often violent protests in 2019.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law said he has been granted political asylum in Britain, where he arrived last July after Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on his home city that has been heavily criticised by the West. The move is certain to ratchet up Hong Kong and Beijing officials have said the law is vital to plug holes in national security defences exposed by months of often violent protests in 2019. China has repeatedly told Western powers to stop meddling in Hong Kong 's affairs. Hong Kongers became the fifth-largest foreign investors in central

Hongkong- Securite / (Photo): Hong Kong-La GB grants political asylum to the pro-democracy activist Nathan Law

Hong Kong, 7 April (Reuters) - Nathan Law, Hong Kong's pro-democracy activist, said he had obtained political asylum in Great Britain, where he arrived last July after Beijing imposed on Hong Kong a law on national security.

This decision will not fail to exacerbate the tensions between London and Beijing, while Great Britain opens more than five million potential residents from Hong Kong following the adoption of this controversial law on the security.

"After several interviews in four months, the Ministry of the Interior informed me that my asylum application is approved," said Nathan Law on Twitter on Wednesday at the end of the day.

Hong Kong: Joshua Wong activist still sentenced to 4 months of prison

 Hong Kong: Joshua Wong activist still sentenced to 4 months of prison Hong-Kong-Securite: Hong Kong: Joshua Wong activist still sentenced to 4 months in prison © Reuters / Tyrone SIU Hong Kong: L Activist Joshua Wong still sentenced to 4 months in prison Hong Kong (Reuters) - Joshua Wong, Figure of the movement for democracy in Hong Kong, has been sentenced Tuesday to four months in prison for participating in October 2019 at a prohibited gathering And brewed the law proscriber to hide his face during the manifestations.

Hong Kong former pro - democracy lawmaker and activist Nathan Law Kwun-chung has applied for political asylum in Britain, six months after he went into self-imposed exile in London. The former student leader, who was removed from the legislature in 2017 for improperly taking his oath, said he chose to stay in Britain because he hoped to “sound an alarm to remind” the country and Europe of the danger posed by the Chinese Communist Party to the values of democracy. In an opinion piece published on Monday in British newspaper The Guardian, Law revealed that he had submitted “an

Nathan Law , a former lawmaker and prominent pro - democracy activist , has fled Hong Kong , he announced Thursday on Facebook. The news comes days after China's central government imposed a controversial national security law in the territory.

The pro-democracy activist added that "the fact that I am sought under the National Security Act shows that I am exposed to serious political persecution and that it is unlikely that I return to Hong Kong without risk. . "

Britain accused China many violations of an agreement that saw the semi-autonomous city be returned to it in 1997. It states that Chinese safety law and measures to exclude pro-democracy legislators. Had high degree of autonomy of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and Beijing officials said that this law was essential to fill the faults in national security defenses updated by months of often violent events in 2019. China has repeatedly requested Western powers. to stop strengthen in Hong Kong's business.

(Anne Marie Roantree, French Version Camille Raynaud)

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