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PARKER ZHENG / CHINA DAILY) HONG KONG – The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday expressed strong disapproval and firm opposition to the interference by some foreign politicians with judicial proceedings in the HKSAR . In a statement, a spokesman for the office said interference with HKSAR court proceedings trampled upon both the rule of law of Hong Kong and international law. In a statement, a spokesman for the Commissioenr’s Office said interference in HKSAR court proceedings trampled upon both the rule of law of Hong Kong and international law The office issued the statement after some politicians in the US, the UK and the European Union made groundless accusations against the sentencing of Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, Martin Lee Chu-ming and several others by the Hong Kong judiciary and clamored for the release of them. The spokesperson said that Hong Kong is governed by the rule of law, and it is based on solid evidence and with a completely legitimate and transparent procedure that the Hong Kong judiciary has sentenced the accused to prison for organizing and participating in unauthorized and unlawful assembly. […] While claiming to ‘stand with the Hong Kong people’, they have shown total disregard for the popular will in Hong Kong and acted against the people by repeatedly undermining the rule of law and prosperity and stability in the city,” the spokesperson added.
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