[Hong Kong] Hong Kong using Covid-19 crisis as ‘golden opportunity’ for crackdown, says arrested leader
Autrice : Helen Davidson. Reporter for Guardian Australia, based in Sydney.
Production : The Guardian. Journal d’information britannique fondé en 1821, d’orientation centre-gauche.
Diffusion : site du journal The Guardian, édition internationale.
Date et heure : 20 avril 2020, 07:34
Lee Cheuk Yan says recent arrests help ensure potential candidates cannot run in upcoming elections.
Beijing and the Hong Kong government are using the pandemic as a “golden opportunity” to crack down on dissent and the growing pro-democracy movement, according to a senior protest leader arrested over the weekend.
Source : Helen Davidson, “Hong Kong using Covid-19 crisis as ‘golden opportunity’ for crackdown, says arrested leader”, The Guardian, 20/04/2020. URL : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/20/hong-kong-using-covid-19-crisis-as-golden-opportunity-for-crackdown-says-arrested-leader (consulté le 20/04/2020).
Photo “à la une” : Pro-democracy supporters protest outside a police station in Hong Kong after 15 high-profile campaigners. © Anthony Kwan/Getty Images