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Boris Johnson promises citizenship for 3,000,000 UK passport holders in Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By Metro

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Boris Johnson has today pledged to extend the right of Hong Kongers with UK passports to live and work in the country.
The Prime Minister today accused China of ‘a clear and serious breach' of a treaty with Britain after a contentious national security law was imposed on the territory.
He told MPs he would introduce a new route for those with British national status to live and work in the UK and apply for citizenship, which could potentially extend the right for nearly three...
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Support for helping British passport-holders in Hong Kong is rising

Support for helping British passport-holders in Hong Kong is rising

1 month ago   |   By You Gov

Support for giving rights to British passport-holders in Hong Kong is on the rise in the shadow of China's new national security law
Nick Or, Will Jennings, John Kenny and Andra Roescu, University of Southampton
In May, the Chinese Government proposed a controversial national security law in Hong Kong - which was signed by President Xi Jinping on June 30 th. The UK Government has expressed concern that it undermines the autonomy of the territory and poses a threat to civil liberties. This has led the PM to confirm the UK will offer a ‘path to citizenship' for Hong Kong's British passport...
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Johnson pledges to give Hong Kong citizens UK rights after China's ‘breach'

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Boris Johnson has pledged to extend the right of Hong Kong citizens to live and work in the UK after accusing China of a “clear and serious breach” of a treaty with Britain.
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Citizenship rights offered to all British nationals in Hong Kong, Raab says

Citizenship rights offered to all British nationals in Hong Kong, Raab says

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Citizenship rights are being offered to British Nationals Overseas living in Hong Kong in light of controversial security laws imposed by China.
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UK unveils 'special bespoke' escape route for three million Hong Kong residents after China clapdown

UK unveils 'special bespoke' escape route for three million Hong Kong residents after China clapdown

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The Prime Minister hit out after the introduction of a landmark new security law giving the communist state sweeping powers to punish dissent in the former British territory.
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UK triggers Hong Kong citizenship offer

1 month ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - The U.K. will offer up to three million Hong Kong residents a path to British citizenship in response to China's imposition of new national security law on the territory, Boris Johnson said.
The U.K. prime minister told MPs on Wednesday the stringent new laws represented a “clear and serious breach” of China's obligations under the Sino-British Declaration, the treaty that has underpinned Hong Kong's status since the U.K. handed over sovereignty in 1997.
London had previously threatened to offer Hong Kong residents with British National Overseas status - estimated by the U.K...
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Boris Johnson offers 3 million Hong Kong citizens refuge in the UK in retaliation to China imposing national security law

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The UK offers millions of Hong Kong citizens the right to move to the UK.
UK prime minister Boris Johnson announces the move in retaliation to China's passage of a new national security law in the country.
Johnson says the law breaches the Sino-British joint declaration.
Around three million Hong Kong citizens with British visa rights will be allowed to move to the UK.
Boris Johnson has offered three million Hong Kong citizens the chance to live in the UK after China defied global opposition to impose a new national security law on the region.
The UK prime minister on Wednesday told the...
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China has ‘VIOLATED' Hong Kong! Boris urges citizens to head to Britain

China has ‘VIOLATED' Hong Kong! Boris urges citizens to head to Britain

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

CHINA has VIOLATED Hong Kong with its new security law according to Boris Johnson who attacked Beijing during Prime Minister's Questions.
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Boris Johnson Confirms Path To UK Citizenship For Millions In Hong Kong

Boris Johnson Confirms Path To UK Citizenship For Millions In Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Boris Johnson has said the government will extend the right for nearly three million people from Hong Kong to come to the UK, after China imposed new national security legislation in the former British colony. Speaking during PMQs on Wednesday, the prime minister said the legislation “constitutes a clear and serious breach of the Sino-British joint declaration”. “We made clear that if China continued down this path we would introduce a new route for those with British...
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Raab accuses China of ‘clear and serious violation' of treaty over Hong Kong law

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has accused China of a “clear and serious violation” of a treaty forged with the UK by imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong.
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UK to offer new route to citizenship for Hong Kongers as China passes new security law

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Britain is to offer a new path to UK citizenship for Hong Kongers with British National status in response to China's new security law.
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Boris Johnson says UK will open path to citizenship for 3m Hong Kong citizens after introduction of China security law

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Boris Johnson says the UK will open pathway to British citizenship for around three million Hong Kong British National passport holders as a result of China's new security law.
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