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China passes controversial Hong Kong security law: report

Deutsche Welle Tuesday, 30 June 2020 ()
China's parliament body has reportedly passed national security legislation for Hong Kong that critics believe will restrict the territory's freedoms. The move follows a series of escalations with the US.
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China has approved a controversial new security law for Hong Kong, which many Hongkongers claim will erode the territory's autonomy. Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam refused to discuss the law during a press conference shortly before Chinese authorities approved it.

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