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Human rights undermined in Hong Kong, says Ashdown

In report for NGO, former Lib Dem leader says rule of law, democracy and interference by Beijing are areas of concernFreedoms in Hong Kong have been increasingly eroded and human rights have been undermined, according to a report by Paddy Ashdown, the former Liberal Democrat leader in the UK, that paints a bleak picture of the city’s future.Lord Ashdown, who travelled to Hong Kong in November on a fact-finding mission, said rule of law, democracy and interference by Beijing were areas of concern. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 16 January