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UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong

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Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say family, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released, his family said on Saturday, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.“Simon [Cheng] has returned to Hong Kong. Thanks to everyone for your support!” said an online message from Rescue Simon Cheng Facebook page run by his family and friends. It said Cheng and his family needed “time and space” to rest and recover and would not take any interviews for the moment. Continue reading…

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Author : Verna Yu in Hong Kong

Publish date : 2019-08-24 03:50:02

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