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Hong Kong man accused of terrorism in first use of new China security law

Reuters

Published
Modified 4 Jul 2020, 4:13 am

A man carrying a “Liberate Hong Kong” sign as he drove a motorcycle into police at a protest against the territory’s Chinese rulers became the first person charged with inciting separatism and terrorism under a new security law yesterday.

Beijing imposed the legislation on the former British colony earlier this week despite protests from Hong Kongers and Western nations, setting China’s freest city and a major financial hub on a more authoritarian track...

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