More Hongkongers apply to be refugees in Australia as security law passes

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Protesters with pro-democracy movement ‘face the dangers of prosecution’, says advocate, as protection visa applications increase

Protesters involved in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement are applying for Australia’s protection in growing numbers, official Australian government data suggests.

In March, 27 Hong Kong special administrative region passport holders applied for permanent protection visas. The following month, 17 more filed claims, even as the total number of protection visa lodgments fell dramatically with Australia’s international border closure.

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