Lord Patten condemning National People’s Congress statement on High Court anti-mask law judgement

Lord Patten, chairman of the BBC Trust Photo: ANDREW CROWLEY
Lord Patten

On 21 November, Lord Patten, the last British Governor of Hong Kong, said in a letter addressed to the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

As a signatory to the Joint Declaration, Britain has a responsibility to speak out. I therefore urge you to make a strong public statement on this as soon as possible, and to consider what measures could be taken in response to breaches of the Joint Declaration. In 1996, a year before the handover, the then Prime Minister Sir John Major said in Hong Kong that “if there were any suggestion of a breach of the Joint Declaration, we would have a duty to pursue every legal and other avenue available to us.” I hope you will keep this promise in mind and act robustly to defend the principles of the Joint Declaration and the Basic Law for Hong Kong.

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Source: Hong Kong Watch


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"For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed." [John 3:20] Nov. 22, 2019