Hong Kong police detain a group of people in Causeway Bay on National Day. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong police detain a group of people in Causeway Bay on National Day. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong police detain a group of people in Causeway Bay on National Day. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong government hits back at US over accusations of National Day repression, using police for ‘political purposes’

  • US State Department issues strongly worded statement and condemns evisceration of city’s ‘autonomy and freedoms’
  • Hong Kong maintains the arrests were ‘necessary’, and calls on foreign governments to ‘stop scaremongering and interfering’ in city’s affairs

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Hong Kong police detain a group of people in Causeway Bay on National Day. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong police detain a group of people in Causeway Bay on National Day. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong police detain a group of people in Causeway Bay on National Day. Photo: Sam Tsang
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