Freedom House says police and “pro-government thugs” in Hong Kong are to blame for repression of pro-democracy demonstrators. Photo: Reuters Freedom House says police and “pro-government thugs” in Hong Kong are to blame for repression of pro-democracy demonstrators. Photo: Reuters
Freedom House says police and “pro-government thugs” in Hong Kong are to blame for repression of pro-democracy demonstrators. Photo: Reuters

China keeps turning screw on civil liberties and free speech, says US-backed campaign group Freedom House

  • Report calls Beijing’s internment of Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang ‘one of the world’s most extreme programmes of ethnic and religious persecution’
  • India and United States are democracies where overall freedoms have declined in the past 14 years, group says

Topic |   Human rights in China
Freedom House says police and “pro-government thugs” in Hong Kong are to blame for repression of pro-democracy demonstrators. Photo: Reuters Freedom House says police and “pro-government thugs” in Hong Kong are to blame for repression of pro-democracy demonstrators. Photo: Reuters
Freedom House says police and “pro-government thugs” in Hong Kong are to blame for repression of pro-democracy demonstrators. Photo: Reuters
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