Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth had visited Hong Kong multiple times in the past. Photo: Sam TsangHuman Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth had visited Hong Kong multiple times in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth had visited Hong Kong multiple times in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang

Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth says barring him from Hong Kong is ‘sad and troubling’ reflection of Beijing pressure

  • The group’s executive director said immigration officials at the airport refused him entry to Hong Kong without explanation
  • Roth plans to unveil human rights report, which is highly critical of China, in New York instead, as city officials refuse to comment on case

Topic |   Human rights
Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth had visited Hong Kong multiple times in the past. Photo: Sam TsangHuman Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth had visited Hong Kong multiple times in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth had visited Hong Kong multiple times in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
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