Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy.
According to Reuters, Britain urged the Hong Kong government to “pause and reflect” on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests. Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland...
China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N.... Reuters Also reported by •Seattle Times