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US takes punitive measures against China over Hong Kong

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/07/11/hong-j11.html


Beijing’s imposition of these anti-democratic laws reflects deep fears in Chinese ruling circles that waves of mass protest in Hong Kong—the latest against the security law itself—have the potential to trigger opposition on the Chinese mainland over the lack of democratic and social rights. Those concerns have grown as the pandemic has hit China’s already slowing economy, raising the spectre of widespread unemployment and social unrest.



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