"I don't want British police anywhere near the Saudi Arabian, Bahrainian or Hong Kong police." Campaigner Russell Whiting discusses news that the UK police gave training to forces accused of human rights abuses.
"Democracy, rule of law, human rights, don't give up." Hong Kong district councillor Daniel Wong Kwok-tung and 10 others have been arrested for helping 12 pro-democracy activists flee to Taiwan. More: #黃國桐 #12HKyouths
I flew to Hong Kong to release @hrw ’s new World Report. This year it describes how the Chinese government is undermining the international human rights system. But the authorities just blocked my entrance to Hong Kong, illustrating the worsening problem.
Every day, I’m inspired by the heroism of the countless protestors in Hong Kong working to advance the cause of democracy and human rights. Their bravery is reminding the world of the power of nonviolent action.
Every American has the right to voice their support for democracy and human rights for Hong Kong. Full stop.