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NTD News

12/16/2023

NTD News discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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Fox News

12/16/2023

Frances Hui joined Fox & Friends to discuss the bounty placed on her by Hong Kong amid a crackdown on pro-democracy activists. "It's like a death certificate."

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The Washington Post

12/16/2023

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken denounced the Hong Kong government for publishing what he called a “bounty list” of pro-democracy activists living overseas, including a U.S. citizen.

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Radio Free Asia

12/16/2023

Wanted activist Frances Hui said she wasn't surprised by the bounty on her head, and wouldn't be giving up her advocacy as a result. "I will continue to do what I think is right," Frances told Radio Free Asia.

Hong Kong Free Press

12/15/2023

Hong Kong Free Press discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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AFP/Barron's

12/15/2023

Hong Kong police announced hefty rewards for help catching Frances Hui and fellow activists accused of national security crimes.

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South China Morning Post

12/15/2023

South China Morning Post discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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Daily Mail

12/15/2023

Daily Mail discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

The Telegraph

12/15/2023

The Telegraph discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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The Strait Times

12/15/2023

The Strait Times discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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Voice of America

12/14/2023

Voice of America discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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rthk.hk

12/14/2023

rthk.hk discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

The Guardian

12/14/2023

The Guardian discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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South China Morning Post

12/14/2023

South China Morning Post discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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Reuters

12/14/2023

Reuters discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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Amnesty International

12/14/2023

Amnesty International discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

The Standard

12/14/2023

The Standard discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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Nikkei Asia

12/14/2023

Mark Clifford discussed Jimmy Lai's upcoming trial in Nikkei Asia. "The CCP and its minions in Hong Kong still fail to appreciate the bravery and resolve of the man they are dealing with."

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UPI

12/14/2023

UPI discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

Barron's

12/14/2023

Barron's discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

Hong Kong Free Press

12/14/2023

Hong Kong Free Press discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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BBC

12/14/2023

BBC discussed the HK$1m bounties on five overseas activists by the Hong Kong Government, including Frances Hui.

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NTD News

12/12/2023

Mark Sabah spoke to NTD News regarding the low turnout of Hong Kong’s election.

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National Review

11/30/2023

Frances Hui wrote in the National Review, "they are everywhere, beating people up who do not wave their flag, and the local police are not enforcing the law at all. All of this feels so at home, as if we are back in China.”

Forbes

11/06/2023

Frances Hui told Forbes, "“Since the imposition of the National Security Law, our movement has moved from the streets into courtrooms as the government put dissidents on trial for standing against the communist China regime. The judges and prosecutors who sit in these court cases have deliberately enabled the government to weaponize the legal system and send pro-democracy activists to jail with their own hands. "

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The Independent

10/25/2023

Mark Sabah told The Independent: “Why should it be a secret that the Foreign Secretary is fighting for the release of a British citizen?

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Radio Free Asia

10/17/2023

The Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation held a seminar in U.S. Congress, focusing on the issue of political prisoners in Hong Kong. 

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Radio Free Asia

09/27/2023

Mark Sabah criticized China's alarming attempts to boycott and is another example of Chinese interference in the United Nations.

The Scotsman

09/26/2023

If you rewound the clock in Hong Kong back five years to 2018, business and life would have been going on as usual in one of the world’s most dynamic cities – glistening skyscrapers, dim sum on the streets, and Victoria Harbour bustling with people. Tim Loughton MP, Jim Shannon MP and Mark L Clifford discussed a changing Hong Kong in The Scotsman.

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VOA Cantonese

09/25/2023

Voice of America Cantonese highlighted the efforts of the CFHK Foundation and other human rights organisations to urge British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to help secure the release of Jimmy Lai.  

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The Scotsman

09/12/2023

A director of an organisation working for human rights in Chinese-owned Hong Kong has hit out at the failure to warn activist groups of the arrest of two parliamentary researchers with whom they had close ties.

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NTD News

09/12/2023

Mark Sabah spoke to Jane Werrell of NTD News regarding the impact of the alleged Chinese spies in British Parliament in the Hong Kong and Chinese dissident communities.

The Guardian

09/11/2023

Mark Sabah said to The Telegraph that he feared that pro-democracy activists who shared personal information with British MPs could be at risk if any information had leaked to Beijing.

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The Telegraph

09/09/2023

Mark Sabah told The Telegraph, “Hongkongers who settle in the United Kingdom, especially those under the BN(O) visa scheme, should feel as comfortable and welcome as any other British citizen to participate in British civil society."

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World Hong Kong Forum

09/03/2023

Mark Clifford spoke at the online World Hong Kong Forum based in Canada about the declining situation in Hong Kong.

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VOA News

08/27/2023

“This strategy makes the cost of engaging in activism higher so other members of the Hong Kong diaspora community wouldn’t dare to do the same things,” Frances Hui, told VOA in an interview.

American Thought Leaders

8/24/2023

Frances Hui shared her story with American Thought Leaders. While the Chinese regime is “putting millions of Uyghur Muslims in concentration camps, when they are also doing that to Tibetans, when they’re also putting thousands of Hong Kongers in jail, they realize none of these human rights abuses comes [at] any cost … That bar for accountability keeps getting lower and lower."

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Radio Free Asia Mandarin

08/22/2023

Mark Sabah told Radio Free Asia Mandarin, "It is expected that James Cleverly will raise the declining situation in Hong Kong with Chinese officials in Beijing, but this should be at the top of the agenda. China has gotten away for far too long with breaching the Sino-British Joint Declaration and repressing Hongkongers, Uyghurs and Tibetans at home and abroad."

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National Review

08/22/2023

The participation of Meng, who represents Queens, and Adams in the event is "shameful", Frances Hui told National Review. "It also shows the scale of the CCP's penetration into American politics."

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The Times

08/10/2023

Mark Sabah warned, "Whether it is Russia, China or any hostile actor who hacked into the Electoral Commission, the cyberattack poses a grave risk for Hongkongers and other dissidents who call Britain home."

The Daily Mail

8/01/2023

Mark Sabah told The Daily Mail

"[Mr Cleverly] is desperate to look like a statesman. Instead of taking the opportunity to reshape Britain’s relationship with Beijing and protect our national security, he is replicating the approach we used to have with Russia which led to so many issues."

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National Review

07/17/2023

An interview with Perry Link on the late democracy leader and political prisoner, Liu Xiaobo.

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RealClearPolitics

07/15/2023

Frances Hui gives insights on the recent HK$1 million bounties on eight Hong Kong activists. 

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NTD News

07/14/2023

Mark Sabah called on the U.K. government to grant Nathan Law immediate British citizenship.

The First Person with Michael Judge

07/13/2023

Mark Clifford discussed how Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee placed bounties on the heads of exiled pro-democracy activists, further crushing the rule of law.

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The Guardian

07/11/2023

Mark Sabah called the recent actions of the Hong Kong government sinister. 

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The Daily Mail

07/11/2023

Mark Sabah told The Daily Mail, "Chinese Communist Party operatives regularly infiltrate meetings and gatherings right across the UK, especially events organised by people critical of the Beijing regime."

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The Sydney Morning Herald

07/11/2023

Mark Sabah called the questioning of Nathan Law’s family sinister in The Sydney Morning Herald.

Reuters

07/11/2023

Mark Sabah told Reuters, "It is sinister that the Hong Kong authorities questioned the family members of Nathan Law."

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Forbes

07/10/2023

Olivia Enos detailed three things the international community can do to turn up the heat on Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee.

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The Times

07/09/2023

Mark Sabah affirmed that Liu Jianchao was allegedly responsible for supervising the forced repatriation of Chinese dissidents.

Business Post

06/25/2023

Mark Sabah informed Business Post that the Irish government has allegedly sold property to Chinese millionaires for an "incredibly cheap" price.

Ed Chin

06/24/2023

Mark Clifford spoke to Ed Chin about how the Hong Kong authorities crushed Jimmy Lai's Apple Daily two years ago.

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The Dark State:

Hidden Dragon: Chinese Influence in Ireland

06/20/2023

Mark Sabah joined John Mooney from The Sunday Times to discuss Chinese influence operations in Ireland.

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Radio Free Asia

Cantonese

06/15/2023

The Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation issued a statement welcoming the European Parliament speaking out against the Hong Kong government's treatment of British citizen Jimmy Lai.

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NTD News

06/09/2023

Megan Khoo told NTD News about the pernicious effects of a 2018 tax agreement between Britain and China/Hong Kong: “Whether knowingly or unknowingly the British government is able to share the sensitive tax information [of Hong Kong and Chinese people abroad] – this is addresses, bank account information, how much money they have – automatically with the Chinese regime”.

The Independent

05/31/2023

The Independent reported on the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation’s panel discussion for World Press Freedom Day in the British Parliament, where Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC, lead international lawyer for Jimmy Lai, called out how the Hong Kong authorities continue to wage “lawfare” against Mr Lai and others.

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Central News Agency Taiwan

05/30/2023

Central News Agency Taiwan covered the World Press Freedom Day event hosted by the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation, which featured Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC underscoring how the Hong Kong authorities continue to use the National Security Law to target journalists and human rights defenders worldwide.

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BBC

05/11/2023

Mark Sabah told BBC Northern Ireland that the British authorities “have done nothing” to shut down the Chinese Communist Party’s illegal, secret police stations throughout Britain.

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British Thought

Leaders

05/09/2023

Mark Sabah spoke with British Thought Leaders about how the Chinese Communist Party continues to devastate Hong Kong. Pointing to the Hong Kong government's breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration, Mr Sabah said, “In Hong Kong, we’ve heard nothing. The shocking thing is, we’ve heard nothing from 50 percent of the party to that agreement, which is the United Kingdom.”

American Banker

05/15/2023

Mark Clifford authored a piece for American Banker on how the Chinese government has forced banks like HSBC, Manulife, Invesco and Fidelity to deny 90,000 Hong Kong emigrants access to their hard-earned pensions. Mr Clifford wrote, “Banks have been behaving as if their operations in Hong Kong enjoy the same protections they operate under in London or New York. They do not; in fact, they have none.”

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The Epoch Times

05/08/2023

The Epoch Times exposed how U.K. universities have accepted £30 million from the Chinese-owned corporation Huawei. Mark Sabah said, “It’s a high-risk strategy by universities and one that could do a huge amount of damage to the higher education sector, as well as to British cities in general.”

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Duncan Bartlett

05/06/2023

Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute at the University of London, interviewed Mark Clifford regarding British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly’s speech on UK-China relations. Mr Clifford said, “I would hope that the remarks would hint at a tougher attitude towards protecting Hong Kongers who have immigrated to Britain and been the subject of physical and other attacks in the UK.”

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Sky News

05/06/2023

The Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation told Sky News, “It is pretty disgraceful that the architect of Hong Kong’s demise [was] invited to the coronation of King Charles III. Who calls the shots in Britain, is it Beijing or our Prime Minister?”

The National Review

05/03/2023

The Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation told The National Review about how TikTok banned a video by The Acton Institute. "Despite their ‘best’ efforts, the CCP can’t hide the truth about Jimmy Lai’s bogus case and the demise of Hong Kong."

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Talk TV

04/28/2023

Mark Sabah spoke with Dr David Bull on TalkTV about British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly sanctioning Russian officials who jailed British citizen Vladimir Kara-Murza. He called on James Cleverly to do the same with Hong Kong officials to hold them to account for the imprisonment of British citizen Jimmy Lai.

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NTD News

04/21/2023

Mark Sabah spoke to NTD News about the imprisonment of Vladimir Kara-Murza and other political prisoners worldwide.

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Talk TV

04/21/2023

Mark Sabah spoke with Talk TV’s Julia Hartley-Brewer about political prisoners worldwide, including the Russian Federation's recent arrests of political activist Vladimir Kara-Murza and The Wall Street Journal's Evan Gershkovich as well as the Chinese Communist Party's detainment of Jimmy Lai.