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Hong Kong to unveil bill making disrespect of China's national anthem a crime

Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Besides imprisonment, the measure would fix a maximum fine of HK$50,000 for those who publicly and intentionally disrespect the anthem.
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Hong Kong is set to present a controversial bill to lawmakers that prescribes jail terms of up to three years for anyone disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, a move critics say raises fresh fears over freedom of expression in the city. Ed Giles reports.

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