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Democracy activists' books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries after new law

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Democracy activists' books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries after new lawShares Books by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have become unavailable in the Chinese-ruled city's public libraries, days after Beijing introduced sweeping national security legislation, according to online records and one activist. The law, which came into force on Tuesday night at the same time its contents were published, punishes...
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