Next Hong Kong leader John Lee rebuffs int’l criticism following arrest of 90-year-old cardinal

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive-elect has said that threats to national security must be handled “in accordance with the law,” when asked about the recent arrest of Cardinal Joseph Zen. Chief Executive-elect John Lee. Photo: Almond Li / HKFP. During an appearance on a Commercial Radio show on Sunday, the host recounted the recent arrest of … Read more

‘A political show’: Beijing hits back at western criticism of Hong Kong national security arrests

Beijing has hit back at western criticism of Hong Kong’s latest arrest of activists, including a 90-year-old Catholic cardinal, accusing them of “smearing” and putting on a “political show.” China’s Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong “expresses strong disapproval and opposition, emphasizing that ‘rights and freedoms’ are not a ‘shield’ for illegal activities in Hong Kong,” … Read more