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Hong Kong: Stop Prosecuting Pro-Democracy Activists

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Click to expand Image Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong displays a bail paper outside Central Police Station in Hong Kong, Thursday, September 24, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Vincent Yu (New York) – Hong Kong authorities should cease politically motivated prosecutions of pro-democracy activists, Human Rights Watch said today. They should immediately drop charges and quash convictions in cases involving Hong Kong’s Public Order Ordinance, which places excessive restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. The police arrested Joshua Wong, 23, a prominent…

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