Asia Pacific Nov 20, 2019

U.K. accuses China of torturing ex-Hong Kong consulate worker

The U.K. has accused Chinese authorities of torturing a former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong, a move likely to further damage relations strained in recent months by London's gestures of support for pro-democracy protesters in its former colony. The intervention comes after ...

Hong Kong police 'tortured' and beat protesters, Amnesty says

Asia Pacific Sep 20, 2019

Hong Kong police 'tortured' and beat protesters, Amnesty says

Hong Kong police beat pro-democracy protesters in custody and committed acts that amount to "torture" during recent demonstrations, Amnesty International says in a new report that could fuel further unrest. Police used "unnecessary and excessive force" in making arrests, beat a protester for declining to ...