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Hong Kong’s first political asylum seekers
Hong Kong’s first political asylum seekers 1 June 2019, 12:00am Text settings Comments Share Hong Kong’s freedoms, autonomy and rule of law face ever-increasing threats, but there is a twin

Hong Kong teenage activist detained after reportedly …

 · A Hong Kong government spokesman told CNN on Wednesday that it would not comment on media reports of the arrests but said there would be “no justification for any so-called ‘political asylum…

Hong Kong Residents Are Getting Political Asylum In …

 · Hong Kong was once a political safe haven for mainland Chinese residents, but now it’s Hong Kongers who are seeking and being granted political asylum in the United States.

Hong Kong Political Refugees Eye Taiwan, But Are …

FILE – Family members of twelve Hong Kong activists, detained as they reportedly sailed to Taiwan for political asylum, hold a news conference to seek help in Hong Kong, Sept. 12, 2020.

Hong Kong Residents Are Getting Political Asylum In …

Hong Kong was once a political safe haven for mainland Chinese residents, but now it’s Hong Kongers who are seeking and being granted political asylum in the United States. But a new asylum rule proposed by the Trump administration could make that a lot harder, as NPR’s Emily Feng reports.

Taiwan Considers Dozens of Requests for Asylum from …

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen told reporters on Friday that her government would treat “friends from Hong Kong” humanely in response reports that dozens of pro-democracy protesters are seeking political asylum in the island nation. Millions throughout Hong
Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S.
 · Canada has granted asylum to 14 people from Hong Kong since the end of December, according to a statement from the New Hong Kong Cultural Club Canada, a volunteer group that assists political

‘I need asylum’: Chinese political dissidents left in limbo …

2014) to the crackdown right at the end. Hong Kong was more democratic and free than China – it was I do not hold any illusions about political asylum in Taiwan, I just want to go to a
Hong Kong protester says granted asylum in Germany
Two prominent Hong Kong activists, Ray Wong and Alan Li, were also granted political asylum by Berlin in 2018. The group “Haven Assistance”, which Wong is involved in running, issued a

Canada grants asylum to 14 Hong Kong pro-democracy …

Canada has granted asylum status to 14 Hongkongers involved in the anti-extradition bill protest in 2019, an activist group says. As political refugees, they will be able to apply for permanent residency immediately, the Vancouver-based New Hong Kong Cultural Club

UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong …

LONDON — A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful U.K. asylum case from the former British colony

Hong Kong lawmaker ousted by China Seeks political …

This article was originally published by Radio Free Asia and is reprinted with permission. Baggio Leung, who was elected to Hong Kong’s Legislative Council (LegCo) amid a wave of popular support for next-generation opposition candidates in 2016 and stripped of his office following a decree from Beijing, has arrived in the United States to seek political asylum after fleeing a crackdown on

More countries look to grant Hong Kong citizens asylum

 · Law, who remains in an undisclosed location, was perhaps Hong Kong’s first public refugee of the security law epoch. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen established herself in May as the first government leader anywhere to promise political asylum to Hong Kong

UK grants asylum to former Hong Kong consulate worker

An ex-employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful case of its kind involving the former colony. Simon Cheng, who alleges that he was detained and tortured in China last year, said he

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