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Defiant protesters chanting 'liberate Hong Kong' flood the streets to oppose China's grab for control

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and pepper spray to disperse thousands of protesters against Beijing's plan to impose national security laws.
China has launched new efforts to increase its control over Hong Kong after mass protests hampered its efforts to roll back the city's autonomy.
Critics fear the provisions of the law will lead to the end of Hong Kong's independence.
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Hong Kong was once again gripped by civil unrest as protesters took to the streets to oppose China's moves to take control of the autonomous city.
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Hong Kong Police Fire Volleys of Tear Gas at Protesters

Hong Kong Police Fire Volleys of Tear Gas at Protesters

One year ago   |   By Time

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas in a popular shopping district as thousands took to the streets Sunday to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city.
Pro-democracy supporters in Hong Kong have sharply criticized China's proposal to enact a national security law that would ban secessionist and subversive activity, as well as foreign interference and terrorism in the semi-autonomous territory. Critics say it goes against the “one country, two systems” framework that promises the city freedoms not found on the mainland.
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Hong Kong police fire volleys of tear gas at protesters

One year ago   |   By ABC News

Hong Kong police have fired volleys of tear gas in a popular shopping district as hundreds took to the streets to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city
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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in popular shopping district as hundreds protest China's proposed national security law

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