3 mn read Hong Kong democracy activist Honcques Laus’ book has been added to the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford.
2 mn read Simon Cheng, a former trade and investment officer at the British Consulate-General Hong Kong, and Honcques Laus, an independent politician in Hong Kong, wanted under draconian China’s National Security Law, have written a letter to Kang Kyung-wha(강경화), the Korean foreign minister, for requesting suspension of extraction treaties with the Hong Kong and Chinese regimes. They explained that the Hong Kong regime has unceasingly persecuted the Hong Kong democratic protesters because of political opinions, and the Hong Kong and Chinese regimes have blatantly violated human rights, so the political dissents would face trumped-up prosecutions.
4 mn read Honcques Laus (19) was exiled from Hong Kong after becoming aware that he was wanted under China’s National Security Law. Despite being exiled to the United Kingdom, Laus is keen to emphasise that he is still fighting for the civil liberty of Hongkongers. He has now written to Dominic Raab requesting the United Kingdom to apply Magnitsky sanctions to officials within the governments of Hong Kong and China. The new sanctions would be imposed on the likes of Carrie Lam for her involvement in the infringement on the rights of Hongkongers.
3 mn read A fledgling campaigner, still in secondary school, posed for a photo with a Hong Kong Independence sign at a demonstration in 2017. He was then arrested and imprisoned. Hongkonger, Honcques Laus, now 18, is the youngest of six pro-democracy activists to be branded ‘fugitives of justice’ by the Hong Kong police.