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China pulls rank on Hong Kong court over face mask ruling

WorldNews Tuesday, 19 November 2019
China pulls rank on Hong Kong court over face mask rulingBeijing — China insisted on Tuesday that it alone held the authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by the city’s high court to overturn a ban on face masks worn by pro-democracy protesters. The statement raised hackles among activists in Hong Kong after months of violent protests over concerns that Beijing is chipping away at the autonomy of the financial hub. The ban on face-covering came into force in October, when the city’s unelected pro-Beijing leader invoked colonial-era legislation for the first time in more than 50 years. The move was...
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News video: Hong Kong police to stop enforcing anti-mask law after court ruling

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Hong Kong Police have announced they will stop enforcing the anti-mask law after the High Court struck down the ban. A ruling issued on Monday said that the ban infringes on fundamental rights more than is reasonably necessary for the furtherance of its goals.

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