Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in July. Photo: Reuters

Canada’s Justin Trudeau extremely concerned about Hong Kong, urges China to be careful

  • Prime minister says Ottawa is focused on protecting Canada’s interests in Hong Kong, which is home to around 300,000 Canadian citizens
  • US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warns Beijing that any violent crackdown on protests in the city would be ‘completely unacceptable’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in July. Photo: Reuters
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Alvin Yeung (left) and Dennis Kwok of the Civic Partyplan to fly to the United States this week for a meeting with politicians in Washington. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong opposition lawmakers promise not to ‘bad-mouth’ city during meeting with US officials, but will give honest appraisal of extradition bill unrest

  • Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung are flying to Washington to meet officials ahead of Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act debate
  • Legislation would allow Occupy activists to get US visas and place sanctions on Hong Kong officials in relation to extradition-bill unrest
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Alvin Yeung (left) and Dennis Kwok of the Civic Partyplan to fly to the United States this week for a meeting with politicians in Washington. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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