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China passes Hong Kong security law amid global opposition

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China passes Hong Kong security law amid global oppositionChina’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule almost exactly 23 years ago. Amid fears the legislation will crush the global financial hub’s rights and freedoms, and reports that the heaviest penalty would be life imprisonment, prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he would quit his Demosisto group. “It marks the end of Hong Kong that the world knew before,” Wong said on Twitter.

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