Federica Mogherini, the European Union high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, at a summit in Brussels, Belgium, on April 10. Photo: Reuters

European Union says erosion of civil and political rights in Hong Kong in 2018 earned ‘unprecedented’ concern from foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini

  • Federica Mogherini warned of threats to journalists and narrowing political space
  • Hong Kong government and Beijing tell EU not to interfere in internal matters
Topic |   Hong Kong political reform

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Federica Mogherini, the European Union high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, at a summit in Brussels, Belgium, on April 10. Photo: Reuters
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Lawmaker Claudia Mo is escorted from the Legislative Council chamber after accusing Chief Executive Carrie Lam of lying. Photo: Sam Tsang

Taipei will not agree to transfer of Hong Kong murder suspect if Taiwanese citizens risk being sent to mainland China

  • ‘Our government cannot ignore damages to the human rights of our nationals,’ Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council deputy minister says
  • Comments come hours after Chief Executive Carrie Lam slams pan-democrats for ‘talking trash’ in their opposition to contentious extradition bill
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lawmaker Claudia Mo is escorted from the Legislative Council chamber after accusing Chief Executive Carrie Lam of lying. Photo: Sam Tsang
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