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Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad

WorldNews Friday, 3 July 2020
Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroadHONG KONG: Prominent democracy activist has left the city for an undisclosed location, he revealed on his Facebook page shortly after testifying at a US congressional hearing about the tough national security law China had imposed on the semi-autonomous territory. In his post late Thursday, he said that he decided to take on the responsibility for advocating for Hong Kong internationally and had since left the city. “As a global-facing activist, the choices I have are stark: to stay silent from now on, or to keep...
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