Exile no protection from Hong Kong security law, US dissident says


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posted August 01, 2020 at 03:30 pm by AFP Hong Kong's arrest warrants for activists overseas show that exile and foreign nationality are no protection against the city's sweeping national security law, one of the targeted dissidents has warned. Democracy campaigner and US citizen Samuel Chu, who runs the Hong Kong Democracy Council in Washington, said Friday he had learned he is wanted for allegedly "inciting secession and colluding with foreign powers". Chinese state media earlier reported Hong Kong police had ordered the arrest of six pro-democracy activists living in exile on suspicion of violating the new law. "Hong Kong...