Factbox: China finally moves towards tougher national security laws for Hong Kong

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Beijing is moving to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong, it announced on Thursday, following last year's often violent anti-China unrest that plunged the city into its deepest turmoil since it returned to Beijing rule in 1997.

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Published on May 22, 2020 -  01:04
Scuffles break out between Hong Kong legislators over security freedoms
China has announced new national security legislation for Hong Kong that could threaten the city's traditional freedoms. Scuffles broke out in the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Friday as opposition members protested against the move. National security laws are routinely used on the Chinese mainland to jail critics of the ruling Communist Party.

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