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Hong Kong protester first to be charged under new security law is denied bail

Mike Pompeo slams China over controversial Hong Kong security law Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weighs in on China’s new national security law governing Hong Kong A man caught carrying a sign with the message “Liberate Hong Kong” became the first person charged under its controversial new security law – and he has been denied bail, reports say.

Hong Kong bans insults to anthem on Tiananmen anniversary

China’s Hong Kong overreach part of plan for ‘global domination’: Sen. Blackburn Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., on the U.S. holding China accountable and censorship on the Internet and Twitter. HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem. Continue Reading Below The legislation was

Death knell for Hong Kong

President Trump announced Friday he plans to “revoke Hong Kong’s preferential treatment,” as it’s “no longer sufficiently autonomous” from China. Good. As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress last week, Beijing has sounded the “death knell” for Hong Kong’s freedoms. The execution comes 27 years early: The UK-China treaty that shifted the territory to

Chaos in Hong Kong parliament as fight breaks out between parties

Chaos in Hong Kong parliament as fight breaks out between pro-democracy politicians and Beijing loyalists in row over criminalising abuse of China’s national anthem Politicians in Hong Kong got into a fight today for the second time this month  Violence sparked by pro-Beijing politicians taking control of House Committee The committee scrutinises bills before they