China: Family members fear for Hong Kong protestor Wong Wai Yin, detained in Shenzhen

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “China: Family members fear for Hong Kong protestor Wong Wai Yin, detained in Shenzhen” – below is their description.

    The family of a man detained in mainland China after fleeing Hong Kong by boat believes a letter he sent was written under duress.

    The mother of Wong Wai Yin told Sky News that the family had received a letter from him on 20 November.

    He was arrested in January on charges of making explosives in connection with the 2019 protests, and was awaiting trial when he fled along with 11 other people.

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    Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. With over 7.5 million residents of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

    Hong Kong became a colony of the British Empire after the Qing Empire ceded Hong Kong Island at the end of the First Opium War in 1842. The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium War and was further extended when Britain obtained a 99-year lease of the New Territories in 1898. The whole territory was transferred to China in 1997. As a special administrative region, Hong Kong maintains separate governing and economic systems from that of mainland China under the principle of “one country, two systems”.

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