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The Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (LegCo) is the unicameral legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.


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Hong Kong legislature passes national anthem bill amid protests

Hong Kong's Legislative Council passed a bill on Thursday that would criminalise disrespect of China's national anthem, a move critics see as the latest sign of Beijing's tightening grip on the city.
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Hong Kong debate suspended after protester throws stinky object

This pro-democracy protester interrupted a debate in the Hong Kong Legislative Council chamber by throwing a bag containing an extremely stinky substance into the room.
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Two pro-democracy lawmakers removed from Hong Kong Legislative Council

Two pro-democracy lawmakers were removed from Hong Kong's Legislative Council on Thursday where lawmakers were debating a bill that would make disrespect of China's national anthem a criminal offence.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says special status can endure beyond 2047

hong kong leader carrie lam says special status can endure beyond 2047
Lam's comments at the Legislative Council appeared to be an appeal to those in the city who see Beijing as tightening its control over the semi-autonomous territory's civic, economic and political..
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Hong Kong legislative session adjourned amid protests and heckling

Hong Kong's Legislative Council meeting was adjourned on Thursday as pro-democracy lawmakers repeatedly heckled the city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, with several escorted from the chamber for the..
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A losing strategy? Hong Kong protests grow more violent

Ever since it was stormed by pro-democracy demonstrators on July 1, Hong Kong's Legislative Council had been shut down. It has now resumed session and is expected to formally withdraw the..
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Damage to Hong Kong’s Legislative Council caused by protesters on July 1 will cost more ...

damage to hong kong’s legislative council caused by protesters on july 1 will cost more ...
The cost of repairing the damage inflicted by protesters to Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on July 1 would amount to more than HK$40 million (US$5 million), according to its chief.The..
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Hong Kong protests: What LegCo graffiti tells us

Hong Kong protesters overran parliament on Monday, spraying graffiti and slogans across the walls.
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Hong Kong police tactics baffle the experts as legislature is trashed

As images of demonstrators pounding at the glass walls of Hong Kong's Legislative Council were beamed live to the world, with the notable exception of mainland China, police inside suddenly withdrew,..
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Hong Kong's Legislative Council overrun by protesters

Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the..
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Hong Kong police threaten protesters with "force"

Angry anti-China demonstrators managed to get past security in the Legislative Council in Hong Kong to seize the building, but police have vowed to retake it with "appropriate force."
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Hong Kong protests: Hundreds surround police headquarters

hong kong protests: hundreds surround police headquarters
Early on Friday morning, a large group of protesters starting gathering outside the Legislative Council (LegCo). The BBC's Helier Cheung, who is at the scene, said the mood at that time was "relatively..
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Hong Kong Legislative Council has 'no time set aside' for debate on extradition law; traffic restored day after protests by thousands

Thousands of people filled streets of Hong Kong in recent days to oppose the proposed legislation on extradition of criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China.
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Hong Kong’s extradition bill could pass next week as Legislative Council President Andrew Leung limits ...

hong kong’s extradition bill could pass next week as legislative council president andrew leung limits ...
Hong Kong’s contentious extradition amendment could now be passed as soon as next Thursday, after the legislature’s chief said on Tuesday that only 61 hours would be allocated to scrutinise the..
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