China passes sweeping national security laws for Hong Kong, further crushing the city’s autonomy

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China on Tuesday morning unilaterally passed a new national security law for Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post, a move that experts say will further erode the semi-autonomous city’s waning freedoms.  According to SCMP, the law was unanimously approved by 162 members of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Beijing’s top legislative body. The outlet said the legislation is expected to carry a maximum penalty of life in jail.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

China on Tuesday morning unilaterally passed a new national security law for Hong Kong, according to the South

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