Hong Kong Protests
Nine activists sentenced to between six and 10 months in jail while three others were handed suspended sentences.
Security secretary says officials working on legislation that would define new crimes such as espionage.
Court sentences seven activists and former legislators to jail over an unauthorised rally in October 2019.
Police to probe Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China over its membership, finance.
Arrests are linked to a since-withdrawn student union motion marking the death of a man who stabbed a police officer.
China has ‘fundamentally altered the bedrock’ of Hong Kong’s democratic institutions and ‘suppressed freedoms’, US says.
Former waiter Tong Ying-kit, 24, was convicted of terrorism and secession earlier this week in Hong Kong.
Police begin probe after people at shopping mall were heard booing as the anthem was played after fencer won gold.
Former waiter Tong Ying-kit, 24, was accused of driving his bike into three riot police while carrying protest flag.
Latest move in response to China clampdown seen as symbolic as business community still wants market access.
In the US’s view, those risks include China’s ability to gain access to data that foreign firms store in Hong Kong.
Police said the man stabbed himself in the chest and later died of his wounds after injuring officer.
Move seen as China tightening grip as rights group says Beijing has ‘systematically dismantled’ Hongkongers’ rights.