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Hundreds of Arrests Made in Hong Kong on Day 1 of China Imposing 'Draconic Security Law'

Posted on AllSides July 1st, 2020
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Tensions are high in Hong Kong after the communist regime in China approved a contentious new national security law that took effect today. The law has already led to hundreds of arrests and sent shockwaves through those fighting to keep Hong Kong's independence.

The move effectively strips Hong Kong residents of their freedom of speech and legal right to criticize Beijing's government. On Wednesday, however, thousands defied it and took to the streets to protest, risking life imprisonment.

The new law punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism, or collusion with...

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