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Outrage in Hong Kong as China pushes security law

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Pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong vowed Friday, to take to the streets in protest over what they said was China's fiercest assault, on the city's treasured autonomy with its move to impose a security law. As quoted by, the proposal for the legislation -- expected to ban treason, subversion and sedition -- was introduced into China's rubber-stamp parliament at the opening of its annual session on Friday morning.

It followed repeated warnings from China's communist leaders, they would no longer tolerate dissent in Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous city that endured seven months of massive pro-democracy protests last year. Jimmy Sham, leader of the Civil Human Rights Front, which organised the million-person rally that kicked off last year's unrest. This is the largest nuclear weapon the Chinese Communist Party has used in its mutual destruction of Hong Kong//AFP

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