US joined by Australia, UK and Canada in criticizing Hong Kong mass arrests | Fox News

The foreign ministers of Australia, the United States, Great Britain and Canada issued a joint statement Sunday expressing “serious concern” about the arrest of 55 democracy activists and supporters in Hong Kong last week.

The arrests were by far the largest such action taken under a national security law that China imposed on the semi-autonomous territory a little more than six months ago.

“It is clear that the National Security Law is being used to eliminate dissent and opposing political views,” the four foreign ministers said.

Mike Lam King-nam, who participated in the pro-democracy primary elections, leaves police station after being bailed out in Hong Kong, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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