Politics

China wags finger at Five Eyes

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 22 Dec 2021

China wags finger at Five Eyes
NZ walks a fine line on China (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Wed, 22 Dec 2021
China is “strongly concerned” and “firmly opposed” to a joint accusation by New Zealand and its Five Eyes partners that Hong Kong's election outcome indicated the erosion of democratic rights in the semi-autonomous city. “The statement openly finger-pointed over China's Hong Kong affairs, deliberately attacked Hong Kong's electoral system and smeared the Legislative Council election, which is a flagrant violation of international law and basic norms governing international relations,” the Chi...

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