Asia, Boris Johnson Promises Uk Will Provide Hong Kongers Path To Citizenship After National Security Fea

Asia, Boris Johnson Promises Uk Will Provide Hong Kongers Path To Citizenship After National Security Fea

Boris Johnson promises UK will provide Hong Kongers path to citizenship after national security fears

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to provide a path to British citizenship for potentially millions of Hong Kongers, as China prepares to impose a draconian new national security law on the city.

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That law, Johnson said in an op-ed published in the South China Morning Post Wednesday,"would curtail (Hong Kong's) freedoms and dramatically erode its autonomy," contravening the Sino-British Joint Declaration which laid the groundwork for the city's handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997. Should it come to pass, the UK will"uphold our profound ties of history and friendship with the people of Hong Kong," by changing immigration laws to allow more Hong Kongers to settle and work in the country. The secret negotiations that sealed Hong Kong's future"This would amount to one of the biggest changes in our visa system in British history. If it proves necessary, the British government will take this step and take it willingly," Johnson said. His announcement formalizes a proposal made by UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab last month to extend rights granted to holders of British National (Overseas), or BNO passports. At present, the some 350,000 people currently holding BNO passports can travel to the UK visa free for six months. The new system, Johnson said, will"allow any holder of these passports from Hong Kong to come to the UK for a renewable period of 12 months and be given further immigration rights, including the right to work, which could place them on a route to citizenship."That idea has already been met with outrage by Beijing, which accused London of breaching its treaty obligations, even as a foreign ministry spokesman argued that the Sino-British Joint Declaration was"completely fulfilled" and no longer in effect. Read More"All Chinese compatriots residing in Hong Kong are Chinese nationals, whether or not they are holders of the British Dependent Territories Citizens passport or the British National (Overseas) passport," spokesman Zhao Lijian said last week."China reserves the right to take corresponding measures." In his op-ed, Johnson said it was China who was"in direct conflict with its obligations under the Joint Declaration, a legally binding treaty registered with the United Nations." "Instead of making false allegations -- such as claiming that the UK somehow organized the protests -- or casting doubt over the Joint Declaration, I hope that China will work alongside the international community to preserve everything that has allowed Hong Kong to thrive," he said, referring to China's continued insistence that last year's pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong were orchestrated by foreign agents. Hong Kong and Chinese officials have argued that concern over the law is overblown, and defended it as necessary for targeting"terrorists" and separatists in the city. Speaking to CNN last month, Hong Kong's Chief Secretary, Matthew Cheung, said that"99.99% of the Hong Kong population will not be affected, they'll go about their lives, they continue their investment in Hong Kong." British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seen outside Downing Street on May 28, 2020. What is a BNO passport?During negotiations over Hong Kong's future in the 1980s, there were fears in both London and Beijing that a large proportion of the city's population -- which was not consulted during handover talks -- would choose to leave rather than remain under Chinese rule. For over 100 years, anyone born in the then-colony of Hong Kong was a British citizen, equal to those born in the UK or elsewhere in the empire. As decolonization took hold worldwide, however, and some in London feared that former colonial citizens would move en masse to the UK, these rights were gradually stripped away. The Sino-British Joint Declaration took this even further, creating for those born in British Hong Kong the new category of British National (Overseas), which did not confer the right of abode and effectively made them citizens in name only, while providing limited benefits such as easier travel to the UK and other parts of the world. Paddy Ashdown, a Liberal politician who campaigned against the change, said in 2018 that"the BNO, sarcastically referred to by Hong Kongers as 'Britain says no', was viewed as a betrayal as the UK just canceled the citizenship of her former colonial subjects."BNO holders have long campaigned for the UK to provide them a path to citizenship in the country that ruled their city for 150 years. The campaign has grown in recent years, as Hong Kong's system of semi-autonomous governance, known as"one country, two systems," grows ever-shakier under increased Chinese pressure. A local pressure group, Britons in Hong Kong, has held rallies to call for London to look at its"inescapable legal, historical and moral responsibility for Hong Kong and British Nationals (Overseas)." Photos: Hong Kong unrestA riot policeman sprays pepper spray at a man as they disperse a crowd during a demonstration against"parallel traders" who buy goods in Hong Kong to resell in mainland China on Sunday, January 5.Hide Caption 1 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy supporters hold placards as they take part in a New Year's Day rally on Wednesday, January 1 in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 2 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy supporters wave flags during a countdown party in Tsim Sha Tsui district on New Year's Eve.Hide Caption 3 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice arrive to conduct a clearance operation in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong on December 31.Hide Caption 4 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters take photos of a 'Free HK' light display at a gathering in the Central district of Hong Kong on December 30.Hide Caption 5 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA man is detained by riot police during a demonstration in a shopping mall at Sheung Shui district on December 28.Hide Caption 6 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester reacts after police fire tear gas to disperse bystanders in the Jordan district of Hong Kong, early on December 25.Hide Caption 7 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPeople celebrating the holidays react to tear gas as police confront protesters on Christmas Eve.Hide Caption 8 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters march in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 9 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters stage a rally outside the US Consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, December 1. Hundreds gathered Sunday afternoon outside the US Consulate for another pro-US rally to show support for President Trump after he signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law.Hide Caption 10 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPeople take part in a march from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hung Hom in Hong Kong on December 1.Hide Caption 11 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy candidate Jimmy Sham, right, celebrates with a supporter after winning his election in the Sha Tin district, early November 25."Today's result represents (my constituency's) support to protesters. The government should immediately establish the Five Demands and respond to the public's voices," Sham posted on Facebook, referencing a long-standing protest slogan.Hide Caption 12 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy candidate James Yu hugs his girlfriend after winning his seat in district council elections, early November 25.Hide Caption 13 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPeople line up to vote outside of a polling place in Hong Kong, November 24. More than 2.9 million people turned out to vote in Sunday's elections, which have been framed as a de facto referendum on the almost six months of ongoing protests.Hide Caption 14 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam casts her ballot for the district council elections at a polling place, November 24. In a statement Monday, Lam said her government"respects the election results."Hide Caption 15 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA group of protesters leave the Hong Kong Polytechnic University holding hands before surrendering to police in the Hung Hom district on November 22.Hide Caption 16 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters use clothes and helmets to form"SOS" at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 21.Hide Caption 17 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters raise their hands to represent the five demands of pro-democracy demonstrators during a rally in support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in the U.S., at the IFC Mall in Hong Kong, on November 21.Hide Caption 18 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestTables and chairs piled up to create a barrier are left behind by protesters who barricaded themselves inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.Hide Caption 19 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA Fire Services Department rescue diver prepares to enter the sewage system on November 20 to search for protesters who escaped from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.Hide Caption 20 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice detain a group of people after they tried to flee the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus on November 19. Last week, thousands of student protesters streamed into the university and occupied the campus as the city's violent political unrest reached fever pitch.Hide Caption 21 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester uses a flashlight while crawling through a sewer tunnel to see how wide it is as he and others try to find an escape route from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 19.Hide Caption 22 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester walks through a gymnasium at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 19.Hide Caption 23 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters react as police fire tear gas in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong, Monday, November 18. Hide Caption 24 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestFirefighters put out a burning car set on fire by protesters near Hong Kong Polytechnic University in the Tsim Sha Tsui district on November 18.Hide Caption 25 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice in riot gear move through a cloud of smoke as they detain a protester at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong on November 18. Police have attempted to clear the university, which has been occupied by protesters for days as a strategic protest base.Hide Caption 26 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice fire tear gas as protesters attempt to leave Hong Kong Polytechnic University via a bridge on November 18.Hide Caption 27 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA member of the police clashes with a protester at the Hong Kong Poytechnic University on November 18.Hide Caption 28 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters use a rope to lower themselves from a pedestrian bridge to waiting motorbikes to escape from police at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 18.Hide Caption 29 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester throws an umbrella onto a fire at the barricaded main entrance of Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 18.Hide Caption 30 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestAn anti-government protester is detained at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 18.Hide Caption 31 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestAn anti-government protester is showered down by volunteer medical workers after he was soaked by a police water cannons firing pepper spray-infused water at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 18.Hide Caption 32 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestRiot police fire tear gas and rubber bullets as protesters attempt to leave Hong Kong Poytechnic University on November 18.Hide Caption 33 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester prepares to shoot an arrow during a confrontation with police. Hide Caption 34 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice use a water cannon outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.Hide Caption 35 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester throws a Molotov cocktail at police on November 17. Hide Caption 36 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters use a catapult to fire bricks at the police from inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 17.Hide Caption 37 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA woman tries to hold back riot police from approaching the Hong Kong University in Hong Kong on Saturday.Hide Caption 38 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters train to throw Molotov cocktails into a swimming pool on the campus of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 14.Hide Caption 39 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters walk past barricades of bricks on a road near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 14.Hide Caption 40 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestDemonstrators gather during a lunchtime protest in the financial district of Hong Kong on November 14.Hide Caption 41 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester releases a flaming arrow to light a barricade at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Wednesday, November 13.Hide Caption 42 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA Molotov cocktail, a gas mask and a yellow construction helmet are placed upon a bust of late hotel tycoon Hui Yeung Shing at the campus of The Chinese University of Hong Kong on November 13.Hide Caption 43 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA fire is seen at a Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station during a demonstration at The Chinese University of Hong Kong on November 13.Hide Caption 44 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestStudents attempt to clear tear gas canisters fired by riot police onto a sports track during a confrontation at the Chinese University in Hong Kong on Tuesday, November 12.Hide Caption 45 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA man is detained during a protest at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on November 12.Hide Caption 46 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestStudents block an escalator with chairs in an attempt to hamper police at the University of Hong Kong on November 12.Hide Caption 47 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester is detained in the Central District of Hong Kong on November 11.Hide Caption 48 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPeople react after tear gas was fired by police during a protest in Hong Kong's Central District on November 11.Hide Caption 49 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestRiot police face off with protesters at an entrance of a shopping mall during a demonstration on November 10.Hide Caption 50 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA man is helped by a volunteer medic after police used pepper spray during a demonstration on November 10.Hide Caption 51 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestStudents of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) participate in a march on November 8, after hospital officials confirmed the death of student Chow Tsz-lok, 22. Police say Chow, a computer sciences student at HKUST, fell from the third floor to the second floor of a parking garage in the residential area of Tseung Kwan O in the early hours of November 4.Hide Caption 52 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA person places a flower at a memorial for 22-year-old Hong Kong university student Chow Tsz-lok on November 8.Hide Caption 53 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestStudents in gas masks are seen during a graduation ceremony at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Thursday, November 7 in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 54 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestFirefighters stand outside the offices of China's Xinhua News Agency after its windows were damaged by protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday, November 2. Hong Kong riot police fired multiple rounds of tear gas and used a water cannon Saturday to break up a rally by thousands of masked protesters demanding autonomy after Beijing indicated it could tighten its grip on the Chinese territory.Hide Caption 55 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestRichard Chan, a candidate for the district council elections, reacts after being pepper-sprayed by police in Hong Kong on November 2. Hide Caption 56 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestThousands of black-clad masked protesters streamed into Hong Kong's central shopping district for another rally on November 2.Hide Caption 57 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA person dressed as President Donald Trump waves an American flag on a street in Hong Kong on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Hong Kong authorities braced as pro-democracy protesters urged people on Thursday to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks on a march in defiance of a government ban on face coverings. Hide Caption 58 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA man dressed as the Joker for Halloween walks past police officers on October 31. Hide Caption 59 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (second from left) and Kelvin Lam (second from right) shout slogans as they meet the media outside the Legislative Council (LegCo) in Hong Kong on October 29, 2019, after Wong was barred from standing in an upcoming local election.Hide Caption 60 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester throws a tear gas canister on October 27 in Hong Kong. Hide Caption 61 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA couple wearing Guy Fawkes masks watch a rally at Chater Garden in Hong Kong on October 26.Hide Caption 62 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters start a fire in front of the MTR station during demonstration on October 27.Hide Caption 63 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestTear gas smoke is seen exploding over reporters during an anti-government protest in Mong Kok district in Hong Kong on October 27.Hide Caption 64 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestHigh school students take part in a human chain rally outside Kowloon park in Hong Kong on October 25.Hide Caption 65 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice fire blue dye toward protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, October 20. Blue dye can be used to stain and identify masked protesters.Hide Caption 66 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA pro-democracy protester is arrested by police on October 20.Hide Caption 67 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy lawmakers protest as Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivers a speech at the Legislative Council on Wednesday, October 16. Lam's annual policy address ended in chaos as pro-democracy lawmakers repeatedly disrupted her speech and heckled her with calls to honor the demands of anti-government protesters.Hide Caption 68 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester shoots a basketball at a poster of Lam during a rally on Tuesday, October 15.Hide Caption 69 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters set fire to a Bank of China branch on Sunday, October 13. It was the 19th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 70 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters use the lights on their phones during a rally in central Hong Kong's business district.Hide Caption 71 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester attempts to break a tourist bus window on October 13.Hide Caption 72 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters wearing masks in defiance of a recently imposed ban gather at a shopping mall on October 13.Hide Caption 73 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestSupporters surround a police bus carrying political activist Edward Leung as it leaves the High Court in Hong Kong on Wednesday, October 9. Several hundred masked protesters gathered at Hong Kong's High Court for the appeal hearing of Leung, who was sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a violent clash with police.Hide Caption 74 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA woman is treated after police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on October 7.Hide Caption 75 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy protesters gather in a shopping mall on October 7.Hide Caption 76 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestRescue personnel check the bottom of a taxi after the driver allegedly drove onto the pavement, hitting protesters in Hong Kong on October 6.Hide Caption 77 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA China Construction Bank is seen vandalized in the Causeway Bay area of Hong Kong on October 6.Hide Caption 78 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy protesters set fires in the street in the Causeway Bay area.Hide Caption 79 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPeople protest the ban against masks on Saturday, October 5.Hide Caption 80 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestAn anti-government protester stands near a fire on Friday, October 4.Hide Caption 81 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters move a statue depicting a protester armed with gas mask, helmet and umbrella on the streets of Hong Kong on October 4.Hide Caption 82 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters set a fire at a China Construction Bank.Hide Caption 83 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters spray paint slogans at the entrance to a tunnel on October 4.Hide Caption 84 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA store is in shambles after being vandalized by protesters.Hide Caption 85 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy demonstrators hold up their hands to symbolize their five demands during a rally on October 4.Hide Caption 86 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters throw petrol bombs at the gate to the Tsuen Wan police station on Wednesday, October 2.Hide Caption 87 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestSchoolmates of a student who was shot in the chest by police place their hands on their chests during a protest on October 2.Hide Caption 88 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA young protester was shot Tuesday, October 1, as violent protests erupted across Hong Kong on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The incident marked a major escalation in violence that could galvanize the protest movement in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 89 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice detain an anti-government protester on October 1. Thousands of black-clad protesters marched in central Hong Kong as part of multiple pro-democracy rallies.Hide Caption 90 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice tackle and arrest pro-democracy protesters during clashes on October 1. Hide Caption 91 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester is seen carrying rocks on a street on October 1. While events in Beijing were being held to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, demonstrators rallied throughout Hong Kong.Hide Caption 92 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters react after police fired tear gas near the central government offices in Hong Kong's Admiralty area on October 1.Hide Caption 93 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy protesters form a"Pepe the Frog" themed human chain on Monday, September 30.Hide Caption 94 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA man is detained by Hong Kong police during a protest in the Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, September 29.Hide Caption 95 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestBus passengers look at a burning barricade lit by pro-democracy protesters in front of the Mong Kok police station on Sunday, September 22.Hide Caption 96 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy protesters sing songs and chant slogans during a rally inside a shopping mall on September 22.Hide Caption 97 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA pro-China supporter, center, is escorted by police after confronting journalists in Hong Kong on September 15.Hide Caption 98 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-government and anti-government supporters chant against one another at a shopping mall in Hong Kong on Friday, September 13. The sign translates to"Stop violence and curb chaos; safeguard Hong Kong."Hide Caption 99 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestDemonstrators hold up their cell phone lights as they form a human chain at the Peak, a tourist spot in Hong Kong, on September 13.Hide Caption 100 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPolice escort an injured man after he attacked protesters outside Prince Edward station in Hong Kong on Friday, September 6.Hide Caption 101 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters burn paper money to pay their respects to injured protesters.Hide Caption 102 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters prepare to clash with police outside the Mong Kok police station on September 6.Hide Caption 103 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester is detained by police at the Po Lam Mass Transit Railway station on Thursday, September 5.Hide Caption 104 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA man watches televisions at a store in Hong Kong as Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces the withdrawal of the extradition bill on Wednesday, September 4.Hide Caption 105 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA woman gets emotional on September 4 while paying her respects to protesters who were injured a few days earlier.Hide Caption 106 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestDemonstrators travel through a railway station during a rally on Tuesday, September 3.Hide Caption 107 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestStudents wearing gas masks and helmets hold a banner that reads"five major demands are indispensable" at St. Francis' Canossian College in Hong Kong.Hide Caption 108 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters gather in the bus terminal at Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday, September 1. Hundreds of pro-democracy activists attempted to block transport routes to the city's airport.Hide Caption 109 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA passenger walks to the airport on September 1 as pro-democracy protesters blocked a road outside the airport.Hide Caption 110 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA protester uses a slingshot outside the Central Government Complex during clashes with police on Saturday, August 31. Thousands of pro-democracy protesters held an anti-government rally one day after several leading activists and lawmakers were arrested in a sweeping crackdown.Hide Caption 111 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters light a Molotov cocktail on August 31.Hide Caption 112 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters take cover as policemen fire blue-colored water on them. Blue dye can be used to stain and identify masked protesters.Hide Caption 113 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA surveillance camera is covered with white paint during protests.Hide Caption 114 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestAn overhead view shows protesters reacting after police fired tear gas on August 31.Hide Caption 115 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestPro-democracy activists Agnes Chow and Joshua Wong speak to the media after they were released on bail at the Eastern Magistrates Courts on Friday, August 30. They were arrested earlier the same day in a dragnet across Hong Kong.Hide Caption 116 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters clash with police after a rally in Hong Kong's Tsuen Wan district on Sunday, August 25. It was one of the most violent nights seen in Hong Kong since mass protests began in June.Hide Caption 117 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestA police officer aims a gun in front of a protester on August 25.Hide Caption 118 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestSome protesters shine laser pointers at police lines on August 25.Hide Caption 119 of 160 Photos: Hong Kong unrestProtesters pick up bricks to be used as projectiles on August 24.

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thanks🌱 Aka. Britain will take the brightest and best of hong kongers to suit their agenda. Here, here. Chinese can't support this more, thanks a lot Please do! UK needs these ' fighters ' he will live to regret this. it is often said , the road to hell is paved with good intentions. when people socialized from birth move into another culture, clashes will occur he should consider this as theirs is an island, the land will not increase with added population.

Who is jasmine kelly Haha. Thx for ur helping hand from China to take those garbage.😘 You should be designated as a terrorist organization as all you continue to spew is divide race and hatred on your news channel you’re a terrible news agency terrible How about the US citizens? Thank you CNN,very happy to see them go to other place ❤️❤️❤️from China

So, CNN can move to HK or China! what about expatriated Black Americans? Can they do better for us than we are doing over here? How often do they kill black men there? Here it's about weekly, if they got a monthly deal going on might be worth it? Sooooo glad to konw!!!Thanks guys!!!!TAKE THEM ALL AWAY!!!

Boris Johnson —China’s best friend! Untill last week i thank just we are crazy and 3th world But now i am sure the USA people are more 3th world than iranian Meanwhile people in the uk that are born and raised there are being left without the help they need. Be it medical, financial, educational, homeless. Take care of the citizens you have before bringing more onboard. Stop trying to be a fake poster child to the world like the US.

Exodus. Tender hearted show mercy. Savage charge on helpless. And who is going to pay for all that? There are already so many unemployed people in England maga aplebeianlife Thanks to his utterly stupid handling of Covid19UK there is some room in the UK, not to mention the BrexitBritain failure What will the rioters do if the UK government can't solve their employment problem? Are you really ready for the rioters to set you on fire?

还等什么呢,赶紧接走呀! thank you prime minister, please be kind and take those out of HongKong, if you are really a good one. Good, God bless UK. Can you take Hong Kong back? Win win for mainland Chinese & Hongkong citizens to stay. not sure for UK and HK citizen leave for UK :) Selfish Side Benefit: Chinese food in the U.K. is just about to get a whole lot better.

Now you throw out us Europeans and take instead Hongkongers.... A new flag needed by Hong Kong. China is more than happy to ship them to UK Boris loves spewing none binding BS. He'll take in several thousand of the most wealthy ones. 'That was what I really meant to say.., we need the bloody money from somewhere, why not them stupid Hong Kong millionaire Chinese coolie s. What's wrong with that?'

why not Rohingya's ? hong kong people already got a fine place to live in and they are well settled with good job status. At least, people are able to feed their family 3 times a day very good policy ,keep promise . Braindrain in other words! Shoulda never gave HK back to China Thanks a lot for accepting such thugs and robbers, please take action as soon as possible.

They finally got what they wanted.Take away all those who demand Hong Kong independence. As a Chinese, I am very happy to see all this. Please!TAKE THEM ALL! Draconian? The draconian thing is the choking death of George Floyd. You hypocrites Go ahead ASAP This is an awesome move. I think the U.S. should do the same

Ooh that’ll wind the Gammons up! Will they all earn more than £26k? PRITIPATEL Provide more for other nations, that will be appreciated 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Damn you, Trump! BLM CNN CNNSUCKS Britain has enough immigrants. This will just cause more destabilization of the UK economy. Hong Kong has a brilliant future, and it will no longer enjoy it if it leaves. Hong Kong traitor.

Take ALL Hong Kong rioters and USA rioters as well. These people are a disgrace. Still nothing about DavidDorn DavidDorn DavidDorn DavidDorn DavidDorn DavidDorn DavidDorn. keep the propaganda machine going. We the people SEE YOU!!! Potentially millions? Yeah right..... That pro colonisers, pro violence and pro trump are 100 thousand at best.... China will be happy to send them to you..

It's a sadness of all: Once UK colonized HK. Now they play the so called savior. But they're not. This is white supremacy playing with minority people. What about the ones who want to leave the US? 蓬佩奥愿意接收,英国愿意接收,菜菜也CAN HELP。 太好了 我们也愿意送 多赢啊!!! 快接走!!! 甚至 我愿意捐款五毛作为你们接人的费用!!! 快速 高效的接走他们吧!!! Thanks to the UK for helping us with the problem of too many cockroaches in the house.👏👏👏

The people of Hong Kong are more than welcome here in the UK 👍… forget it, CCP is shit , but HK is China land not independent regions I thought everyone born in Hong Kong prior to 01/04/97 were considered dual citizens. priority for cyclomerate The same Boris Johnson that refuses to give the Scottish a referendum that the people voted for last year .

Boris wanna take in Fakenews CNN Nobody wants them here. And No Returns Mag Boris ja nicht besonders, aber das finde ich eine wirklich tolle Geste... Dear prime Minister, can the Catalan people adquire the British citizenship too? thanks SonofHas The US should join in on this and make the same offer. Jesus. Fuck off china? Why are you guys so terrible just give Hong Kong up. They have imposed democracy there already, why revert backward toward communism? Devolving politics? Okay, obviously China is a problem that needs to be addressed.

hi Good for him!! Why not china police just gas those so called protesters Thx for taking those rioters away. 👏👏👏👏👏👍🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧👍👏👏👏👏👏 Who would want to come to a covid riddled land c/o 10DowningStreet Quick go ahead, they better let all Hong Kong rioters move to UK ! UK government has my highest respect.

quick info for the welcoming British people: only 20% of Hong Kong people have university degree or equivalent. Then, think about all those hard-working brilliant international students from UK universities every year seeking every opportunity to stay, who do your prefer? This is not very Trump like Its only a small group of pro colonisers and pro trump who are destroying Hong Kong so China will be happy to send them to you.....maybe when they taste American and English democracy they will return begging to be accepted back..

How sad for Hong Kong. Happy though that Britain is willing to do this. Fake news not good for world. Empty promises... These ppl have served their purpose, in vain The racism begins.. That would be Amazing they are lovely people Yoooooo. Now all I gotta do is become a hong konger and then become a UK citizen to leave lmao it's just that easy I'm sure

PrettyG56606642 As my brother and his family prepare to move back there soon, this is great news. Some of the finest and best educated entrepreneurs financiers and business people are Hong Kongers. This would be more a gift from Hong Kong than gracious act by UK. Bring them here....let them help rebuild UK from the rubble of Corona virus.

We will greatly appreciate if the Great Britain could do that. Thank you very much I am pretty sure he has taken a carefully calculated risk as no Chinese would choose to come. Can't wait. Do you need our help to arrange flights?

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UK to change immigration rules if China imposes security law on Hong Kong, Johnson saysThe United Kingdom is prepared to change its immigration rules if China imposes a national security law on Hong Kong, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday in an op-ed for the South China Morning Post. who wants to go to UK with brixit & covid19 going on?😂 Valar morghulis ! WW3 Well that will impress the Brexiters.

Hong Kong leader criticizes 'double standards' over protestsHong Kong’s leader has criticized the 'double standards' of foreign governments over national security. They know'Trump' is Full of Shit!!!!! BlackLivesMatter GeorgeFloyd HongKong HongKongPoliceTerrorism A Taxi Driver is killed by Police, Hong Kong Judicial System rule that his death is caused by Police. Now, No Arrest is made. one south-asian suspect is killed by Police. Also, no arrest is made. IF THE ANSWER TO RACISM IS VIOLENT RIOTING & LOOTING THEN CALL ME A RACIST! AS A JEW I WILL NOT ALLOW HISTORY TO REPEAT ITSELF AND BE A SHEEP TO FASCIST, MARXIST, NAZI ANARCHIST SUB HUMAN THUGS! I AM ARMED, READY AND DETERMINED TO DEFEND FAMILY AND PROPERTY AT ALL COSTS!

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