Amnesty to shut Hong Kong offices given national security law risks
25 October, 2021, 04:45 pm
Last modified: 25 October, 2021, 04:51 pm
Police officers escort a prison van which is carrying Tong Ying-kit, the first person charged under the new national security law, as he leaves West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts, in Hong Kong, China July 6, 2020. Photo: Reuters
International rights group Amnesty International said on Monday it would close its Hong Kong offices because a China-imposed security law had now made it "effectively impossible" for rights groups to work freely without the risk of reprisals.
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