EU risks losing credibility with China deal amid crackdown in Hong Kong, says Parliament


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COMMENT Brussels | January 23, 2021 4:43:11 PM IST The European Union risks losing credibility as a human rights actor by signing an investment deal with China and not taking concrete action against serious and ongoing human rights violations in Hong Kong, according to a resolution in the European Parliament. The European Parliament, in a resolution on Thursday called for the immediate and unconditional release of representatives of the democratic opposition and activists arrested in Hong Kong in the first two weeks of 2021, as well as all those previously detained on charges of subversion under the draconian National Security...