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China's top lawmakers take up draft Hong Kong security law

Jun. 18, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's top legislative body has taken up a draft national security law for Hong Kong that has been strongly criticized as undermining the semi-autonomous territory's legal and political institutions. The bill was submitted Thursday to the Standing Committee of the National People’s...

G-7 calls on China to reconsider Hong Kong security law

Jun. 17, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies is calling on China to reconsider plans to impose a national security law in Hong Kong, according to a joint statement issued Wednesday. The national security legislation is aimed at curbing secessionist activities that Beijing says fueled monthslong...

Group of Seven leading economies calls on China to reconsider move to impose national security law in Hong Kong

Jun. 17, 2020 3:39 PM EDT
BERLIN (AP) — Group of Seven leading economies calls on China to reconsider move to impose national security law in Hong Kong.