A website registered on a Russian domain has shared detailed personal information of dozens of Hong Kong protesters and journalists. Observers view it as another serious blow to the city’s dwindling civil liberties.
Amid continuing tensions between pro-democracy protesters and the government in Hong Kong, a website named “HK Leaks” has been collecting and leaking confidential personal information of pro-democracy protesters, activists, journalists and politicians in recent days.
The site designates profiles to one of the three main categories, and shows their headshots, date of birth, telephone numbers, social media accounts residential address and “nasty behaviors.”
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