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Due to Security Act, Amnesty will Close Hong Kong Office

Amnesty International said Monday it would close its Hong Kong office because of the threats posed to staff by the national security law that China has imposed on the city. The decision ended the international human rights organization’s presence in Hong Kong for more than 40 years and came as …

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Attack with Arrow Seems to be an Act of Terror

Norwegian police on Thursday (14/10), said the attack using a bow and arrow that claimed the lives of five people in the city of Kongsberg appeared to be an act of terror. At a news conference, regional police chief Ole Bredrup Saeverud told reporters that the attack was carried out …

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Hong Kong Trade Union Disbands Due to Impact of Security Act

Hong Kong’s largest independent trade union was disbanded on Sunday (3/10), further fueling fears of narrowing space for civil society groups, while the national security law and the vast powers it grants to the police dampen dissent (silencing dissidents). ) in that global financial center. Founded in 1990, the 145,000-member …

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Hong Kong Activists Tried Under China’s National Security Act

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy activists charged under the National Security Act imposed by China attend a court hearing Thursday morning (23/9). The politicians and activists are accused of subversion in the National Security Act for taking part in the primaries they are holding before the 2020 Legislative Council elections. The …

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