At least four British nationals under detention in Hong Kong have allegedly been mistreated or tortured since 2019. Photo: Reuters At least four British nationals under detention in Hong Kong have allegedly been mistreated or tortured since 2019. Photo: Reuters
At least four British nationals under detention in Hong Kong have allegedly been mistreated or tortured since 2019. Photo: Reuters

At least four nationals ‘mistreated, tortured’ while detained in Hong Kong since 2019 amid surge in alleged cases: British government

  • Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office lists cases in monthly consular data but does not elaborate or reveal outcome
  • Criminal lawyers have pointed out, however, that it is not unheard of for defendants to claim mistreatment during detention

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
At least four British nationals under detention in Hong Kong have allegedly been mistreated or tortured since 2019. Photo: Reuters At least four British nationals under detention in Hong Kong have allegedly been mistreated or tortured since 2019. Photo: Reuters
At least four British nationals under detention in Hong Kong have allegedly been mistreated or tortured since 2019. Photo: Reuters
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