“Hong Kong was a thriving territory until the Chinese Communist Party and its local lackeys destroyed its rule of law,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Photo: Reuters “Hong Kong was a thriving territory until the Chinese Communist Party and its local lackeys destroyed its rule of law,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
“Hong Kong was a thriving territory until the Chinese Communist Party and its local lackeys destroyed its rule of law,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assails China for its treatment of the ‘Hong Kong 12’

  • Ten pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail terms on Wednesday, while two underage fugitives were returned to Hong Kong
  • Pompeo seeks release of those ‘who tried to flee this tyranny’, saying they ‘deserved a hero’s welcome abroad, not capture, a secret trial and prison sentences’

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
“Hong Kong was a thriving territory until the Chinese Communist Party and its local lackeys destroyed its rule of law,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Photo: Reuters “Hong Kong was a thriving territory until the Chinese Communist Party and its local lackeys destroyed its rule of law,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
“Hong Kong was a thriving territory until the Chinese Communist Party and its local lackeys destroyed its rule of law,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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