‘We know where your parents live’: Hong Kong activists say Canadian police helpless against online threats

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/china-hong-kong-democracy-protests-chinese-embassy-canada-1.5717288

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

The committee probing Canada’s relationship with China was shut down when Trudeau prorogued Parliament For Cherie Wong, the threats of rape and murder she receives on social media are only a semi-constant reminder that many supporters of the Chinese Communist Party see her as an enemy. They’re not what scares her the most. Back in January, Wong — executive director and co-founder of Alliance Canada Hong Kong, a group pressing the Canadian government to defend the former British colony’s democracy — flew to Vancouver for events associated with the alliance’s launch. Someone had been keeping tabs on her, she said.