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US begins to pare back Hong Kong's special status

Reuters

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Modified 30 Jun 2020, 2:42 am
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The United States began eliminating Hong Kong's special status under US law on Monday, halting defence exports and restricting the territory's access to high technology products as China prepares new Hong Kong security legislation.

The US move comes as the top decision-making body of China's Parliament deliberates a draft national security law for Hong Kong that pro-democracy activists in the city fear will be used to eliminate dissent and tighten Beijing's control...

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