Western alarm as Canada says Hong Kong enforcing single nationality

Hong Kong (AFP) – Canada, Britain and the United States have expressed alarm after Ottawa revealed authorities in Hong Kong forced a dual citizen to choose one nationality, enforcing what they said was a little-used regulation for the first time in decades. Canada’s foreign affairs department said on Tuesday that a dual-national in prison in Hong Kong was required to make a declaration of nationality on January 18. “We are aware of more such incidences involving dual nationals of other countries,” a Global Affairs Canada spokesperson told AFP. The revelation has sent diplomats scrambling for m…

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