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Hong Kong: What is happening in the Asian economic hub?

Published on July 2, 2020 - Duration: 01:37s

Hong Kong: What is happening in the Asian economic hub?

Boris Johnson has accused China of breaching a key treaty with Britain by imposing a heavily criticised national security law on Hong Kong.But what is the background to the legislation, why is the UK concerned, and how has the world responded?

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"We were supposed to have rule of law. But now it's rule by law, or even rule by fear," pro-democracy legislator Tanya Chan told CBS News.
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China announced sanctions on 11 Americans for their critical views of Hong Kong. Six Republican lawmakers are on the list, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted..
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Jimmy Lai implored staffers of his Apple Daily newspaper to keep publishing the kinds of stories that infuriate Beijing โ€“ and that led to his arrest.
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