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China approves controversial Hong Kong security law

Video credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO
Published 1 week ago - Duration: 00:58s

China approves controversial Hong Kong security law

China has approved a controversial new security law for Hong Kong, which many Hongkongers claim will erode the territory's autonomy.

Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam refused to discuss the law during a press conference shortly before Chinese authorities approved it.

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