HONG KONG’S government plans to criminalise the “insulting” of the Chinese national anthem with up to three years imprisonment has sparked deep concerns the law could be exploited to incarcerate political dissent.
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The scuffles erupted as lawmakers debated the leadership of a committee that would consider legislation that would make it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem.
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