“I also want to stress that this worker is a Hong Kong citizen – not a British citizen – and he is Chinese. And this is entirely an internal matter of China.”
That was the "Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang".
But I thought there was only Chinese citizens, not Hong Kong citizens! Maybe Geng Shuang is calling for Hong Kong to be free!
OK, but what did he DO? Usually when reporting on a crime, the police/prosecutor say what the person is alleged to have done, not what statute he broke.
Probably had WhatsApp on his phone, 15 days sounds about right for that kind of vile criminal activity.
I am SO bringing a shiny clean phone next time I go to Shenzhen...lord alone knows the penalties in China for what I have said just on GeoExpat...
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Fundamental Rights 121
The report suggest the government doesn't offer any rights to the people and there are no checks on what it does. You could be right that he committed a crime and due process has been followed but it would be an anomaly.