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Hong Kong Moves to Make Disrespecting Chinese Anthem a Crime

Hong Kong lawmakers are set to consider a bill that would make disrespecting China’s national anthem a crime. The bill, expected to be introduced to the Legislative Council Wednesday, recommends a three-year prison sentence and a $6,373 fine for anyone found publicly and intentionally disrespecting the anthem "March of the Volunteers." The bill will also make it mandatory for schoolchildren to learn the anthem, including those enrolled in international schools.  The...

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