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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12470

21 April 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 28 / 34
NEWS BRIEFS / Hong kong
EU promises to closely monitor situation of pro-democracy activists arrested in recent days
20/04/2020 (Agence Europe)

20/04/2020 (Agence Europe)The spokeswoman for the European External Action Service, Virginie Battu, explained on Monday 20 April that the EU would closely monitor the situation of 14 pro-democracy figures, including several parliamentarians, who were arrested in Hong Kong on Saturday 18 for taking part in demonstrations last autumn. These “multiple and coordinated arrests (...) demand close scrutiny”, she told EUROPE. Mrs Battu recalled that “an independent judicial system,...

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