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For Chinese Dissidents, Detractors, Hong Kong Is Now A Danger Zone [Video]

For Chinese Dissidents, Detractors, Hong Kong Is Now A Danger Zone

For many who were critical of the Chinese government, Hong Kong was a convenient place to be. But according to CNN, that bolthole is quickly closing, as China says that they can now be arrested there,..

Credit: Wochit Business     Duration: 00:34Published
As Thousands Take To The Streets, Beijing Vows To Crack Down On Hong Kongers [Video]

As Thousands Take To The Streets, Beijing Vows To Crack Down On Hong Kongers

The Chinese government is in a rush to assert more control of former British colony Hong Kong. It's a continuation of China's efforts to increase control over Hong Kong following mass protests in 2019...

Credit: Wochit Entertainment     Duration: 00:36Published

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Hong Kong officially kills extradition Bill

It’s one of the five demands of protesters; China dismisses reports that it’s planning to sack city’s ruler
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Hong Kong extradition bill officially withdrawn, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had said many times the bill was as good as dead and said that other demands, including universal suffrage and an amnesty for all those charged with rioting, were beyond her..
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Hong Kong formally withdraws extradition bill following months of protests

The move may not have the effect that the Hong Kong government hopes it would have.
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Under China's shadow, Taiwan, Hong Kong squabble over a murder suspect

Chinese-ruled Hong Kong and Taiwan engaged in a rare squabble on Wednesday over a Hong Kong man accused of murder in Taiwan whose case was used by Hong Kong to promote a now-withdrawn extradition bill.
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Easing the pressure: On withdrawal of Hong Kong's extradition Bill

The best response to the Hong Kong discontent will be a policy of accommodation
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Hong Kong to withdraw extradition bill: Report

Hong Kong's embattled pro-China leader Carrie Lam is set to formally withdraw the much-despised extradition bill on Wednesday that sparked the nearly three-month long protest crisis which virtually..
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Facts about Hong Kong's extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is due to announce on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and has thrown the Chinese-controlled city into its worst crisis..
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'Protesters vs Police': How peaceful protests against Hong Kong's extradition bill morphed into summer of tear gas, rubber bullets

The demands of protestors in Hong Kong grew from opposing changes to the extradition bill, to pressing for democratic elections, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's resignation and an investigation into..
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Anti-govt protests again erupt in Hong Kong over extradition bill

Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day. Increasingly violent..
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Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that could see people from the..
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Hong Kong's protesters dig in for long summer of discontent

Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal, ripping open old wounds and expanding a political fight as the city battens down for a summer of..
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Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical..
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Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it

Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for..
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Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests

Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into political crisis and triggered calls for embattled..
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Hong Kong should consult widely on extradition bill - U.N. rights boss

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged Hong Kong authorities on Monday to "consult broadly before passing or amending" a controversial extradition bill or any other..
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China backs suspension of Hong Kong extradition bill

China's government said that it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests. "We support,..
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China hits out at EU for 'irresponsible and erroneous' remarks over Hong Kong's extradition bill

China on Thursday hit out at the European Union for making 'irresponsible and erroneous' remarks about Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill.
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Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights

Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights,..
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Corrected: Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate

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Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would press ahead with the bill despite the protests.
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US expresses 'grave concern' over lack of procedural protections in Hong Kong extradition bill, backs public opposition

US has expressed its grave concern over Hong Kong's proposed amendments in its extradition bill.
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Hong Kong anti-extradition protest attracts over a million: All you need to know about the proposed amendment

Protestors in Hong Kong demonstrated against the extradition bill, citing concerns over political and religious targeting by China.
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Hong Kong presses ahead with extradition bill despite biggest protest since handover

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from..
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Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' using Hong Kong havoc to hurt China

"Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on..
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