EU says Hong Kong decision damages trust with China: Borrell
Friday, 29 May 2020 European Union governments expressed "grave concern" on Friday over China's security law for Hong Kong, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said following a meeting of the bloc's 27 foreign ministers.
Indian Diaspora and a group of demonstrators led by displaced Muslims of Iranian origin demonstrated outside the Chinese Embassy in London on Sunday demanding their rights. They were joined by a few activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir. The demonstrators demanded that China should free Hong-Kong and stop exploiting resources in Gilgit-Baltistan, the part of erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. They raised slogans 'Down with China' alleging it an occupier. Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza, a political activist from PoK said, "We are the victim of Chinese aggression as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor passes through Gilgit-Baltistan and over 6,000 Chinese army and engineers are present in PoK with an aim to expand CPEC project". Anti-China protests have erupted in parts of the world since after face-off between Indian and Chinese forces in Galwan on June 15.
Hong Kong's opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September. Adam Reed reports.
More than £700 million is to be spent on building new infrastructure, hiring staff and developing technology to ensure Britain’s border systems are fully operational when the UK leaves the EU at the end of the year.Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said the major investment would ensure traders and the border industry are able to “manage the changes and seize the opportunities” when the transition period ends in December.
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Facebook, Google, and Twitter should report monthly on how they're fighting fake news, two EU officials said Wednesday. The social media giants are party to a voluntary EU code of conduct. Lucy Fielder reports.
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the bloc was “shocked and appalled” by the death of George Floyd in the US. Floyd, a handcuffed black man, died last week after he was pinned to the pavement by a white police officer in Minneapolis who put his knee on his neck for over eight minutes whilst he complained of not being able to breath.
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