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China: Detainees

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 104185, tabled on 15 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to his Chinese counterpart on returning the twelve Hong Kong youths detained in China to Hong Kong.

Answered on

20 October 2020

We have raised our concerns about these cases with the Chinese authorities in Hong Kong. It is essential that due process is followed. The UK remains fully committed to upholding Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy and rights and freedoms, including freedom of speech and assembly, which are guaranteed under the Joint Declaration.

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