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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong asylum seekers turned away by US consulate

Four activists were let in but did not stay, local paper reports

HONG KONG -- Four pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong went to the U.S. Consulate here to seek asylum but were apparently turned away, the South China Morning Post reported Tuesday.

Asked about the matter by Nikkei, the consulate said it has no information to provide at this time.

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