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Hong Kong security law being used to ‘eliminate dissent’ say US, UK, Australia and Canada
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Hong Kong security law being used to ‘eliminate dissent’ say US, UK, Australia and Canada

The foreign ministers of Australia, the United States, Britain and Canada have issued a joint statement expressing “serious concern” about the arrest of 55 democracy activists and supporters in Hong Kong last week. The arrests were by far the largest such action taken under a national security law (NSL) that China imposed on the semi-autonomous territory a little more...

Hong Kong upholds ban on masks at protests
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Hong Kong upholds ban on masks at protests

The nation’s highest court ruled in favour of the government on Monday, upholding its use of a colonial-era law to unilaterally ban masks at the height of protests last year, reversing a lower court’s ruling. The ruling represents a defeat for Hong Kong‘s pro-democracy opposition, now forced out of the legislature, which tried to establish that the ban was unconstitutional and...