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UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 01:20 PM IST
- The court case is the latest in a series of major setbacks in recent weeks for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:41 PM IST
- Founded in Hong Kong but headquartered in Britain, HSBC has historically tried to remain politically neutral. Recently however it has shown support for Beijing, most notably last June when its top executive in Asia signed a petition backing China’s imposition of a national security law on Hong Kong.
Hong Kong | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 06:04 PM IST
The rally is the latest bid to keep pressure on Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leaders after seven weeks of largely peaceful mass demonstrations followed by violent clashes, an unprecedented challenge to Beijing’s authority since the city’s 1997 handover.