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Japan says concerns over Hong Kong growing, after activist Agnes Chow arrested

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Japan says concerns over Hong Kong growing, after activist Agnes Chow arrestedTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's foreign minister said on Thursday the arrests of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow and media tycoon Jimmy Lai raised questions over freedom of speech and the press in Hong Kong and Tokyo's concerns over the situation were growing. Chow, released on bail after her arrest under the new National...
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