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Hong Kong police issue arrest warrant for US citizen amid crackdown on pro-democracy activists

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2020
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Hong Kong police have issued an arrest warrant for a U.S. citizen involved in pro-democracy activism, part of a wider crackdown on those who are suspected of violating a new national security law, Chinese state media reported Friday.

Samuel Chu, one of six pro-democracy activists and the managing director of the D.C.-based Hong Kong Democracy Council, tweeted Friday that he had woken up to reports that he is a “wanted fugitive.”

“My alleged crimes? ‘Inciting secession’ & ‘colluding with foreign powers’ under HK’s National Security Law,” Chu tweeted, adding that...

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