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Hong Kong’s leader: Territory not becoming a police state

Seattle Times Tuesday, 15 October 2019
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that “it’s totally irresponsible and unfounded” to suggest the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is becoming a police state as her government grapples with protests now in their fifth month. Carrie Lam has defended Hong Kong’s 30,000-strong police force, now widely detested by protesters for its riot-control methods […]
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says that calling the city a police state is 'irresponsible' and 'unfounded,' as months of anti-government protests showed no sign of abating in the Chinese territory. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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