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Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen among six fined over fund for protesters

China Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen

Hong Kong, ChinaReuters One of Asia’s most senior Roman Catholic clerics, Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, was found guilty of failing to register a now-disbanded fund for pro-democracy protesters and fined $HK4,000 on Friday by a Hong Kong court. The May arrest of Zen and four others by the city’s national security police had triggered criticism from some Western […]

Hong Kong police file complaints to lawyer groups over national security case

China Hong Kong Cardinal Zen Dec 2020

Hong Kong, China Reuters Hong Kong police said on Thursday they had filed complaints to the city’s main professional legal bodies over a national security case involving a fund that had assisted pro-democracy protesters to pay for legal services. Five trustees of the now-disbanded 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund were arrested by police this week, including […]

Updated: Hong Kong police bail Catholic cardinal arrested on national security charge

China Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen

Updated: 7.45am (AEST), 12th May, 2022Hong Kong, ChinaReuters Cardinal Joseph Zen, one of the most senior Catholic clerics in Asia, and three others who helped run a now-disbanded Hong Kong fund for protesters were arrested by on charges of “collusion with foreign forces,” and later released on bail. Zen, a 90-year-old former bishop of Hong […]