European MPs’ motion calls for Hong Kong to withdraw extradition bill and start democratic reform

//European MPs’ motion calls for Hong Kong to withdraw extradition bill and start democratic reform

European MPs’ motion calls for Hong Kong to withdraw extradition bill and start democratic reform

More than a tenth of the European Parliament’s 751 members have come together to call for the Hong Kong government to formally withdraw its extradition bill and introduce democratic reforms, and demand an EU-wide ban on supplying weapons to the city’s police.The motion, which will be “urgently” debated on Thursday, was tabled by 85 members on Wednesday, just a day after the parliament approved the nomination of Ursula von der Leyen as president of the European Commission, the European Union’s…

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