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(WorldNews Politics)


4 july 2020 19:25:32

Curtain Falls on Hong Kong Democracy
(WorldNews Politics)

Reading Time: 5 minutes — OPINION — As America celebrates its independence, Hong Kong residents are surrendering their own. On June 30, draconian new “security” measures for the Chinese territory took effect, and a pro-democracy effort that had drawn worldwide attention quickly began to fade away. Within minutes of the law being implemented by the mainland government, even before its details were revealed, activists pulled back from direct confrontation with Beijing. Some vowed to continue their fight from abroad. “Under this legislation Beijing just passed about 24 hours ago, anyone who would dare to speak up would likely face imprisonment,” prominent activist Nathan Law told a US...

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