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Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem

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Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem

Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem

Hong Kong's legislature has outlawed insulting China's national anthem just as activists planned to commemorate Beijing's 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre despite a ban.View on euronews

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