Mainland human rights lawyer Chen Qiushi attended rallies in Hong Kong at the weekend. Photo: Weibo

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘safe’ after return from Hong Kong protests trip

  • Chen Qiushi says he is back in Beijing after his trip was cut short and posts were deleted from mainland social media
  • Activists said authorities could try to silence Chen after he observed rallies and posted videos about them
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Mainland human rights lawyer Chen Qiushi attended rallies in Hong Kong at the weekend. Photo: Weibo
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Tear gas fired during a protest in Hong Kong on August 4. Photo: SCMP

Japan and South Korea raise concerns about Hong Kong protests in meeting with Chinese foreign minister

  • Taro Kono and Kang Kyung-wha discuss situation in the city during a summit with their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi
  • Chinese state media says both neighbours were concerned about well-being of their countries’ citizens and businesses
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Tear gas fired during a protest in Hong Kong on August 4. Photo: SCMP
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