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China draws Western rebuke over move to tighten grip on Hong Kong

Terra Daily Sunday, 24 May 2020
China draws Western rebuke over move to tighten grip on Hong KongBeijing (AFP) May 22, 2020

China drew Western condemnation on Friday over plans for a national security law to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement as it opened an annual congress that also laid bare the "immense" economic challenges caused by the coronavirus. The 3,000-member National People's Congress (NPC) began with a minute of silence for China's victims of the coronavirus before Premier Li Keqiang delivered
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