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Artists among 8 detained in Hong Kong on eve of Tiananmen Square anniversary

Police said late Saturday that four people have been arrested for allegedly disrupting order in public spaces or carrying out acts with seditious intent.

Police officers take away a member of the public in the Causeway Bay area on the eve of the 34th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square massacre, in Hong Kong, Saturday.(AP)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 11:39 PM IST
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ED begins probe against BBC over ‘FDI law breach’

The officials said that a few executives including a deputy managing editor of the BBC have already been called to the ED office in past two weeks.

Enforcement Directorate (ED) is investigating violations of foreign exchange rules by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) (AFP)
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 11:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

UN strongly criticises China jailing two rights activists

Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi who were critical of the CPC and President Xi Jinping were given lengthy jail terms — 14 years and 12 years respectively

A general view shows Tiananmen Square during the National People's Congress session in Beijing on March 5, 2023. (AFP)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 02:48 PM IST

UN rights chief 'very concerned' as China jails 2 lawyers for over 10 years

Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi, prominent figures advocating for improved civil rights, given lengthy jail terms in latest crackdown on dissent.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk.(AP)
Published on Apr 11, 2023 05:45 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Chitra, AAP workers detained in Yamunanagar

Leaders Chitra Sarwara, Yogeshwar Sharma, Adarsh Pal Singh, Laxman Vinayak, Lalit Tyagi and at least 16 workers were detained by the police and produced before sub-divisional magistrate Jagadhri, and later released.

Yamunanagar police detained Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s North convener Chitra Sarwara and several leaders for allegedly pasting posters against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the city on Sunday. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 01:47 AM IST
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