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China passes feared Hong Kong security law

Terra Daily Tuesday, 30 June 2020 ()
China passes feared Hong Kong security lawHong Kong (AFP) June 30, 2020

China passed a sweeping national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday, a historic move that critics and many western governments fear will smother the finance hub's freedoms and hollow out its autonomy. The legislation was unanimously approved by China's rubber-stamp parliament, little more than six weeks after it was first unveiled. "It marks the end of Hong Kong that the world knew be
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