søndag 6. november 2016

Hong Kong's pro-independence MPs a 'grave threat' to security, says China

Beijing must intervene in a Hong Kong political dispute to deter advocates of independence for the city, China’s top legislative panel said, calling their actions a threat to national security. The standing committee of China’s rubberstamp legislature, the national people’s congress, said in a statement that Beijing could not afford to do nothing in the face of challenges in Hong Kong to China’s authority, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Saturday. The dispute in Hong Kong centres on a provocative display of anti-China sentiment by two pro-independence MPs, Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching, at their swearing-in ceremony last monthRead more