China says Hong Kong democracy activists trying to launch 'revolution'

Hong Kong (AFP) - China has accused Hong Kong democracy activists of trying to start a revolution as it warned some campaigning for recent primaries may have breached a tough new security law it imposed on the city.The bellicose comments by the Liaison Office, which represents China's government in the semi-autonomous city, dramatically heighten the risk of prosecution for opposition parties and leading figures.More than 600,000 Hong Kongers turned out over the weekend to choose candidates for upcoming legislative elections despite warnings from government officials that the exercise could bre...


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