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Hong Kong: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee 135th Session

Index Number: ASA 17/5663/2022

This submission sets out some of Amnesty International’s key concerns and recommendations related to the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by the government of the Hong Kong SAR. It highlights concerns with regard to Emergency Regulations Ordinance, National Security, Sedition; freedom of expression; freedom of association; freedom of peaceful assembly; use of force by law enforcement officials; arbitrary arrest of detention and torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; right to liberty and fair trial; discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics; asylum-seekers and refugees; migrant workers; and sex workers.

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