Hong Kong: More than 50 activists arrested for breaking national security law

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong: More than 50 activists arrested for breaking national security law” – below is their description.

    Pro-Beijing officials in Hong Kong have enacted their biggest crackdown on pro-Democracy former lawmakers and activists since the controversial national security law was introduced last June.

    More than 53 people were arrested for participating in unofficial primary elections last year.

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