‘Pray for me’: how Chinese tortured Hong Kong man for being a ‘UK spy’
The UK consulate staffer describes a horrific two-week kidnap ordeal at the hands of state security agents
Night had fallen as Simon Cheng Man-kit, a UK consulate employee, rushed to catch a train home to Hong Kong. He had spent the day on a business trip in southern China and was looking forward to a night off.
But he was nervous about the trip back.
For weeks, border officials had stepped up checks, questioning people travelling to and from Hong Kong, where anti-government protests were roiling the city...