Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Dominic Raab has miscalculated badly in Simon Cheng case

  • Anything out of Hong Kong is now exploited by Washington and London as ammunition against Beijing, but Cheng’s claims of torture during mainland detention are badly compromised

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Simon Cheng was reported missing in August. Photo: AFP

Simon Cheng: former British consulate worker detained in Shenzhen claims he was tortured by Chinese police

  • Simon Cheng says he was shackled, blindfolded, beaten during 15 days of detention
  • Britain ‘outraged’ but Beijing maintains he broke the law by hiring a prostitute
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Simon Cheng was reported missing in August. Photo: AFP
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