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Hong Kong braces for protests on heels of proposed national security laws

Reuters Sunday, 24 May 2020 ()
Hong Kong braced on Sunday for its first protests since Beijing’s controversial plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, in what could provide a litmus test of public opposition to China's tightening grip over the financial hub.
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