17 iulie 2018

In a first, Chinese-ruled Hong Kong moves to ban separatist group

euronews.com

By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong on Tuesday kick-started a process which could lead to a ban on a group that promotes secession from China, the first time since the former British colony’s return to Chinese rule in 1997 it has sought to outlaw a political organisation. The move against the Hong Kong National Party comes at a time authorities have ratcheted up pressure on young democracy activists, some of whom have been jailed, and denounced any pro-independence action as an illegal [...]