‘We cannot tell the world Hong Kong grooms local terrorists’ says government source, with officials wary of devastating consequences label might cause

The violent actions of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong last week ticked all the boxes of “terrorist acts” as defined by international and local laws, multiple senior government sources told the Post.But the administration has no plans to officially designate protesters as terrorists to avoid the devastating consequences such a decision could trigger.“We cannot possibly tell the world that Hong Kong grooms local terrorists, hundreds of them,” one senior official said, adding the heat of…

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