China uses Hong Kong security law against US and UK-based activists
- Arrest warrant issued for campaigner and US citizen Samuel Chu
- Britons also among those wanted for ‘incitement to secession’
Hong Kong police have issued arrest warrants for six pro-democracy activists living in exile, the first time the city’s authorities have used a sweeping new law to target campaigners living outside Hong Kong.
They include Samuel Chu, an American citizen who lives in the US, Nathan Law, a prominent campaigner who recently relocated to the UK after fleeing Hong Kong, and Simon Cheng, a former British consular staffer who was granted asylum in the UK after alleging he was tortured in China.Continue reading…