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NBC News 5 Jun 2020

Hundreds Gather In Hong Kong To Commemorate Anniversary Of Tiananmen Square Massacre

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Hundreds of protesters gathered in Hong Kong to remember the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre when Chinese troops opened fire on a student-led protest. NBC News' Janis Mackey Frayer reports.


Hundreds have been arrested after pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports.
Up to 3 million people in Hong Kong are to be granted new rights to live and work in the UK. The decision follows China's imposition of a new security law which makes it a crime to undermine Beijing's authority.

Boris Johnson denounced the legislation as a "clear and serious breach" of the 1985 Sino-British joint declaration, which set out how certain freedoms would be protected for 50 years after China took over sovereignty of Hong Kong in 1997.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting from China Correspondent John Sudworth.
China is moving toward passing a national security law for Hong Kong, that could see the most significant reduction in its autonomy since it was handed over by Britain in 1997.
Premier Li Ke-Chiang announced the bill at the National People's Congress or NPC, China's biggest annual political gathering.
The draft law has seven articles and will almost certainly be approved by the congress.
Once passed it would allow Chinese agencies to operate in Hong Kong to ''prevent, stop and punish acts endangering national security''.
So with China now planning to get directly involved in the territory's affairs, is this an assault on democracy?

Presenter: Kamahl Santamaria

Guests
James To Kun-Sun, Senior Legislator for Hong Kong's Democratic Party in the Legislative Council.
Andreas Fulda, Senior Fellow with the Asia Research Institute at the University of Nottingham.
Rong Ying, Vice President of the China Institutue of International Studies.
People in Hong Kong have been voting in an unofficial referendum.
They are deciding whether to stage a strike over a controversial national security law that China's government wants to impose on the territory.
Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports.

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