China defends right to protect consulate after assault claim


              The Chinese consulate in Manchester, England, Monday Oct. 17, 2022. China's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday Oct. 18, 2022 its diplomatic missions abroad have the right to “take necessary measures” to maintain security after British police opened an investigation into the assault of a Hong Kong protester who alleged was dragged into the Chinese Consulate in Manchester and beaten up during a demonstration. (Lindsey Parnaby/PA via AP)
            
              The Chinese consulate sign in Manchester, England, Monday Oct. 17, 2022. China's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday Oct. 18, 2022 its diplomatic missions abroad have the right to “take necessary measures” to maintain security after British police opened an investigation into the assault of a Hong Kong protester who alleged was dragged into the Chinese Consulate in Manchester and beaten up during a demonstration. (Lindsey Parnaby/PA via AP)
            
              The Chinese consulate in Manchester, England, Monday Oct. 17, 2022. China's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday Oct. 18, 2022 its diplomatic missions abroad have the right to “take necessary measures” to maintain security after British police opened an investigation into the assault of a Hong Kong protester who alleged was dragged into the Chinese Consulate in Manchester and beaten up during a demonstration. (Lindsey Parnaby/PA via AP)
            
              The Chinese consulate in Manchester, England, Monday Oct. 17, 2022. China's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday Oct. 18, 2022 its diplomatic missions abroad have the right to “take necessary measures” to maintain security after British police opened an investigation into the assault of a Hong Kong protester who alleged was dragged into the Chinese Consulate in Manchester and beaten up during a demonstration. (Lindsey Parnaby/PA via AP)
China defends right to protect consulate after assault claim