Focus topics


Hong Kong defends arrest of Cardinal Zen

Cardinal Joseph Zen in early December last year

Hong Kong’s new Security Minister Chris Tang has defended the arrest of 90-year-old Roman Catholic Cardinal Joseph Zen in mid-May. Tang told the South China Morning Post newspaper that the cleric had been arrested for his actions, and thus the arrest was in accordance with the values of the Catholic Church. The argument was that the Vatican is a place of justice and peace, and not acting in accordance with the law would “breach the Vatican’s principle of justice“.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now

Related

    Steinmeier: Germany is too dependent on China
    NASA chief warns about China’s space ambitions
    Wuhan reports new Covid cases
    Xi explains his view of ‘one country, two systems’