the British foreign minister Dominic Raab has been hammering china to British Hong kong-consulate working man's ”brutal and shameful” treatment.
the British consulate a permanent employee, the hong kong Simon Cheng Man-kit has told the Wall Street Journalille (you move to another service), that the Chinese secret police tortured him under interrogation. Cheng, according to police trying to get information on British involvement in Hong kong erupt into democracy protests.
the Chinese police arrested Cheng after this had left a job for Hong kong day on a business trip to the Chinese mainland side of the Shenzhen in August.
Cheng, china's secret police put him in chains, beat him and prevent from sleeping. Cheng was detained for 15 days.
Simon Cheng was a group of our esteemed member. We were shocked and outraged by his treatment of his chinese custody, including torture, Raab said.
Raab said that she made it clear to the Chinese the British ambassador, that he expected the Chinese authorities to investigate the incident and bring the guilty accountable for their actions.
the Chinese foreign ministry comment on the incident on Wednesday, the BBC (you move to another service).
– we Hope that Britain is considering and to stop the intrusion of the Hong kong and china's internal affairs, because it will ultimately harm the uk's own interests, announced the ministry of foreign affairs.
the Uk is Hong kong's former mother country. The area was transferred to the special rights to China in 1997.
the Chinese get angry the United states senate from new democracy to support the law – Dozens of protesters are still stuck in Hong kong university
the WSJ (pay wall): Former u.k. Consulate Employee Says Chinese Secret Police Tortured Him (you move to another service)
the BBC: Simon Cheng: Former UK consulate worker says he was tortured in China (you move to another service)
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