Dominic Raab declares a breach of the British-Sino joint Declaration while Hong Kong Watch says a mass purge of democrats underlines Beijing’s disregard for international law

Nov 12, 2020 | Uncategorized

British Foreign Secretary, Rt.Hon Dominic Raab MP

Following the Chinese Communist Party’s ruthless purge of four democratically elected Hong Kong legislators Dominic Raab, the British Foreign Secretary, has declared a formal breach of the British-Sino Joint Declaration-

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/foreign-secretary-declares-breach-of-sino-british-joint-declaration

Meanwhile, Johnny Patterson, Policy Director of Hong Kong Watch, argues that events in HK show that the Chinese Communist Party no longer cares about the façade of complying with international law, and that Government policy needs to respond to this changing geopolitical reality.

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/hong-kong-protests-lawmakers-china-b1721722.html

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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