Hong Kong questions Germany over housing democracy activist


Source: brusselsmorning.com

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0 VIEWS Brussels (Brussels Morning) Germany’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted that Hong Kong authorities summoned the German Consul General Dieter Lamlé for talks on Wednesday, following reports that Germany granted asylum to a pro-democracy activist, according to AP reporting next day, Thursday. The activist in question is a 22-year-old female student who faced prosecution for taking part in demonstrations against new extradition laws. The student, identified only as Elaine in order to protect her family in Hong Kong, presented AP with documents confirming her refugee status. However, German authorities have declined to confirm the story, pointing to strict privacy...