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British lawmakers to quiz Theresa May’s government over human rights campaigner being barred from Hong Kong

S.China Morning Post Friday, 13 October 2017 ()
British lawmakers are planning to put questions to Prime Minister Theresa May’s government in parliament next week over why Hong Kong authorities denied a UK human rights campaigner entry to the city. Conservative Party MP Fiona Bruce, who chairs the party’s human rights commission, told the Post she would raise the issue in the legislature on Tuesday. Benedict Rogers, the vice-chair of the commission, was put on a plane to Thailand on Wednesday and then onwards to Britain after...
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