Hong Kong officials threaten British activist with national security law

HONG KONG – A London-based group that campaigns for human rights in Hong Kong said national security officials in the Chinese city had threatened its leader with imprisonment and demanded he take down its website, a sign that the city is extending its battle against critics around the world.

Hong Kong Watch on Monday shared a letter to its co-founder and chief executive Benedict Rogers who said his activities, such as lobbying other countries to impose sanctions on China or the city, undermine security. of China and that offenders could be sentenced. at least three years or up to life in prison.


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