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UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong

Clip: 07/20/2020 | 2m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

Today the UK suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and banned the export of any riot control equipment to the territory. The reason for this about-face from one of the West’s most China-friendly nations is a new national security law imposed on Hong Kong by Beijing that criminalizes most political dissent in the territory that once belonged to Britain. Activist Nathan Law responds.

Aired: 07/20/20

Rating: NR

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