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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12232

10 April 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 26 / 30
NEWS BRIEFS / Hong kong
EU sees conviction of leaders of “umbrella revolution” as having a potentially detrimental effect on democracy
09/04/2019 (Agence Europe)

09/04/2019 (Agence Europe)The spokeswoman of the European External Action Service, Maja Kocijancic, said on Tuesday 9 April that the fact that nine pro-democracy activists of the “umbrella” movement had been convicted of “disturbing public order could have a detrimental effect on the development of democracy in Hong Kong”. The spokesperson stressed the importance of respecting fundamental rights and freedoms, including freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration. Ms...

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