Hong Kong human rights situation 'worst since handover to China'

Amnesty International report says rule of law, freedom of speech and trust in government all deteriorated in 2016

Hong Kong’s human rights situation is at its worst since Britain handed the territory to China, Amnesty International said in a new report, after a string of incidents damaged the city’s reputation in the past year.

Rule of law, freedom of speech and trust in government all deteriorated in 2016, Amnesty said, in a strong rebuke of the former British colony.

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