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Canadian Denise Ho arrested throughout Hong Kong police raid on Stand Information – Nationwide

Canadian Denise Ho arrested throughout Hong Kong police raid on Stand Information – Nationwide

One Canadian is in custody after Hong Kong police raided a web based pro-democracy information group.

Police have formally charged two individuals working for Stand Information with sedition, a day after the outlet mentioned it could stop operations following a police raid on its workplace and 7 arrests.

Nationwide safety police say they’ve charged two males, reportedly each editors on the information outlet, with conspiracy to publish a seditious publication.

The 5 different arrestees are being detained for questioning and embody Hong Kong-born-Canadian pop singer Denise Ho, who was a member of the outlet’s board.

Jenny Kwan, the New Democrat MP for Vancouver-East, says the arrests present freedoms and human rights within the area are being ignored by the ruling Communist get together.

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Hong Kong police cost 2 Stand Information editors with sedition a day after raiding outlet

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Kwan says the One Nation-Two System created by Xiaoping Deng is being demolished and China has violated the Sino-British Joint Declaration, a global treaty that was registered within the United Nations.

The Folks’s Republic of China embassy didn’t instantly return a request for remark.

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The arrests and raid on the media organizations comes as authorities crack down on dissent within the semi-autonomous Chinese language metropolis.

Kwan, who was born and raised in Hong Kong, mentioned she is heartbroken by the flip of occasions.

“With the information of the current search of Stand Information’ workplace and the arrest of its appearing editor-in-chief Shiu-tung Lam, former editor-in-chief Pui-kuen Chung, former board members Margaret Ng, Denise Wan-see Ho, Tai-chi Chow and Christine Meng-sang Fang, it clearly illustrates that Hong Kong has become a police state,” she mentioned.

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Kwan added that she expects the Canadian consulate to be doing its finest to assist Ho.

© 2021 The Canadian Press

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