US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two statements in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of opposition activists and politicians. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two statements in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of opposition activists and politicians. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two statements in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of opposition activists and politicians. Photo: Reuters

Mike Pompeo condemns Hong Kong for arresting politicians, following earlier arrests of opposition activists

  • ‘The arrest of these lawmakers six months after the incident in question is a clear abuse of law enforcement for political purposes,’ says Pompeo
  • The remarks are Pompeo’s second statement in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of both activists and politicians

Topic |   US-China relations
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two statements in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of opposition activists and politicians. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two statements in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of opposition activists and politicians. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two statements in a week condemning a wave of arrests in Hong Kong of opposition activists and politicians. Photo: Reuters
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