Protesters take to the streets on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to China. Photo: Dickson Lee

China protests over British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s warning on Hong Kong agreement

  • Beijing accuses Conservative leadership contender of interfering after calling for handover deal to ‘be honoured’
  • Attack on ‘shameless’ and ‘hypocritical’ Hunt raises questions about how far it sees itself as bound by the 1984 joint declaration
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters take to the streets on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to China. Photo: Dickson Lee
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A police officer fires a tear-gas canister in front of the Hong Kong government headquarters in Admiralty on June 12 to keep protesters away. Photo: Sam Tsang

Britain suspends exports of tear gas and rubber bullets to Hong Kong after police and demonstrators clash at extradition bill protests

  • British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ‘a robust, independent investigation’ into ‘violent scenes’ during demonstrations
  • He says no further export licences for crowd control gear will be issued until human rights concerns are addressed
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A police officer fires a tear-gas canister in front of the Hong Kong government headquarters in Admiralty on June 12 to keep protesters away. Photo: Sam Tsang
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