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US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong security law

BBC News Friday, 26 June 2020 ()
The sanctions aim to punish Beijing over a planned security law that could erode Hong Kong's autonomy.
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Concerns are growing about who will be targeted under security law for broad crimes which lack clear definition.

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