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China: Backlash Against Increasing Repression

Expand Protesters march on a street during a rally against the extradition law proposal on June 9, 2019 in Hong Kong.  © 2019 Anthony Kwan/Getty Images (New York) – The Chinese government’s heightened repression faced unprecedented resistance from Hong Kong people and growing criticisms from concerned governments, as the Chinese Communist Party marked the 70th anniversary of its rule, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020. This backlash was evident in months of demonstrations opposing Beijing’s encroachment on Hong Kong’s freedoms and public statements by countries critical…

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