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Hong Kong human rights leader attacked by armed men

Published on 17 Oct 2019 2:17:36 PM

About five masked men wearing black and believed to be of non-Chinese origin attacked Civil Human Rights Front leader Jimmy Sham with hammers and knives in the Mongkok district in Hong Kong on Wednesday night.

Pro-democracy lawmakers on Thursday condemned the attack amid tension in the Chinese city that has seen some of the worst violences in its recent history.